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HONOR X9 5G, HONOR X7 4G smartphones hit Malaysia

HONOR X9 5G color options

The HONOR X9 is a 5G smartphone, while the HONOR X7 only offers 4G network bands. The two devices were announced at an event hosted in Malaysia and will be available in the country in April. Availability for other markets are undisclosed.

The firm also released HONOR X8 at the event - read about it.

Being a 5G smartphone means the HONOR X9 packed a supported chipset, which in this case is Snapdragon 695. Coupled with it are 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The RAM can expanded by adding 2GB virtual RAM to it under the phone settings.

At the back are triple cameras in 48MP+2MP+2MP configuration, while it housed a 16MP front shooter above the screen. The whole front is entirely covered by a 6.8-inch FHD+ LCD display that supports 120Hz refresh rate. At the side is a fingerprint scanner, and there is a USB-C port at the bottom, but no 3.5mm jack.

On the other hand, the HONOR X7 settle for a Snapdragon processor, bundled with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. An additional 2GB virtual RAM can be added, and there is a microSD slot to expand the storage as well. The phone have 48MP+5MP+2MP+2MP quad rear cameras and an 8MP selfie shooter at the front.

Its 6.74-inch screen is smaller and offer lesser details compared to X9 because the resolution HD+. 3.5mm audio jack is present on this one.

HONOR X9 (5G) Specifications

  • Display: 6.81-inch Full HD+ (2388x1080) IPS LCD, 19.9:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 6nm
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera (Triple): 48MP, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash; 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.45
  • Audio: USB-C audio, Hi-Res Audio
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 11, Magic UI 4.2
  • Biometrics: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: 5G (SA/NSA), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS+GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
  • Battery: 4,800mAh, 66W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 166.07x75.78x8.05mm
  • Weight: 189 grams

HONOR X7

HONOR X7 (4G) Specifications

  • Display: 6.74-inch HD+ (1600x720) IPS LCD, 19.9:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 6nm
  • GPU: Adreno 610
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Camera (Quad): 48MP, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash; 5MP ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture; 2MP depth and 2MP macro cameras with f/2.4 aperture
  • Front Camera: 8MP, f/2.0
  • Audio: 3.5mm audio jack
  • Water Protection: None
  • Operating System: Android 11, Magic UI 4.2
  • Biometrics: Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS+GLONASS, USB Type-C (2.0)
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, 22.5W fast charging
  • Dimensions: 167.59x77.19x8.62mm
  • Weight: 198 grams

The HONOR X9 5G and HONOR X7 4G are priced at RM 1299 (US$308) and RM 699 (US$165), respectively. The former will be available from April 7th, while the later be sold from April 14th.




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