At the moment, we received to expertise the upcoming mid-range HONOR smartphone – the HONOR 9X Professional. There are lots of variations in comparison with the bottom mannequin HONOR 9X – significantly the absence of Google apps on the Professional variant. Which means the HONOR 9X Professional is utilizing a extra highly effective chipset – the Kirin 810.
The earlier HONOR smartphone that we reviewed was the HONOR 9X. Whereas there’s usually nothing drastically unsuitable with that cellphone, we did say that it’s too costly for its worth – particularly with the Kirin 710F chipset, which is already greater than a yr previous at that time.
Clearly, HONOR can’t latch solely the growing older Kirin 710 chipset perpetually – therefore the HONOR 9X Professional units the corporate’s first step to transferring away from that chipset, and finally ditching Google apps.
In an try to compensate for the shortage of Google apps, the HONOR 9X Professional has some fairly nice specs for a mid-range smartphone:
- 6.59-inch IPS LCD show with 2340×1080 pixels in decision
- HiSilicon Kirin 810 chipset
- Triple rear-facing cameras
- Principal digicam: 48MP f/1.8
- Extremely-wide angle digicam: 8MP f/2.4
- Depth sensor
- 16MP popup selfie digicam
- 6GB RAM
- 256GB inside storage (expandable)
- 4,000mAh battery
On paper, the HONOR 9X Professional does appear like a severe contender in terms of mid-range smartphones.
Nonetheless, via our transient hands-on with the HONOR 9X Professional, we (alongside with Lowyat.net) found the digicam distortion on the primary digicam that could be very apparent. We predict that this is because of using unfinalized software program because the HONOR 9X Professional we examined had been pre-production items.
Nonetheless, the HONOR 9X Professional is a gorgeous cellphone. Sticking to HONOR’s custom, the brand new 9X Professional has a hanging X-pattern for its again. For us Malaysians, solely the Phantom Purple colour possibility can be accessible.
Presently, we shouldn’t have any details about its pricing or availability date but. It is going to come quickly, for positive.