First impressions of the Honor 9X Pro with 16MP pop-up camera [Video]

First impressions of the Honor 9X Pro with 16MP pop-up camera [Video]

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The Honor 9X Pro was announced back in late July, but it’s not globally available yet. Because of that, it’s not super easy to get the device in all regions. XDA TV‘s TK Bay was able to pick one up during a recent trip to Shenzhen and now he’s giving us a look at this attractive device.

TK was able to sideload the Google Play Store and services on the Honor 9X Pro with relative ease, but it is a little more difficult than usual. One of the key features of the Honor 9X Pro is the 16MP pop-up camera. That camera allows the front of the phone to be nearly 100% display and it looks great.

Honor 9X XDA Forums / Honor 9X Pro XDA Forums

Speaking of the display, it’s 6.5-inches IPS LCD and it looks good. TK talks about how Honor’s X line now has more typical mid-range and flagship features like pop-up cameras, USB Type-C, plenty of RAM and storage, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The global release of the Honor 9X Pro is still unknown, but it’s a nice device if you can get your hands on it. Check out TK’s full first impressions below.

SpecificationsHonor 9XHonor 9X Pro
Dimensions and Weight
  • 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm
  • 206g
  • 163.1 x 77.2 x 8.8 mm
  • 206g
Display
  • 6.59-inches LCD
  • 2340 x 1080 resolution
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 6.59-inches LCD
  • 2340 x 1080 resolution
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 810:

  • 2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.27GHz +
  • 6x ARM Cortex-A55 @1.55GHz;
  • 7nm fabrication process
  • Mali-G52 MP6 GPU
HiSilicon Kirin 810:

  • 2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.27GHz +
  • 6x ARM Cortex-A55 @1.55GHz;
  • 7nm fabrication process
  • Mali-G52 MP6 GPU
RAM and Storage
  • 4GB + 64GB
  • 6GB + 64GB
  • 6GB + 128GB
  • 8GB + 128GB
  • 8GB + 256GB
ExpandabilityUp to 512GB via microSDUp to 512GB via microSD
Battery4000 mAh4000mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes, side mountedYes, side mounted
Rear Camera
  • 48MP primary sensor, f/1.8
  • 2MP, depth sensor
  • 48MP primary sensor, f/1.8
  • 8MP, ultrawide
  • 2MP, depth sensor
Front Camera16MP, f/2.2, pop-up16MP, f/2.2, pop-up
Connectivity
  • Dual 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 5.0 LE
  • GPS + GLONASS
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Dual 4G VoLTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 5.0 LE
  • GPS + GLONASS
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Android VersionAndroid 9 Pie underneath EMUI 9Android 9 Pie underneath EMUI 9