first phones

The first phones to feature pop-up selfie cameras has been announced by Honor, which is the sub brand of Huawei. The Honor 9X and 9X Max have almost entirely bezel-less displays as they have also side-mounted fingerprint sensors. Also, they have no display notches or hole-punches, in sight. According to the reports of the Android Authority, on July 30th the Honor 9X will be released in China. However, the 9X Max will come later on August 9th.


New Kirin 810 chipset, which has been released and made his debut in the Nova 5 Pro last month. This chip is being used in both of these phones and it is the Huawei’s second 7nm chipset. The Honor 9X start with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and on the other side 9X Pro starts with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The setup of rear cameras for both the phones is change. Triple-camera array of 48MP + 8MP + 2MP with an extra ultra-wide sensor is present in the 9X Pro. While, the 9X have dual cameras of 48MP + 2MP. A 16-megapixel sensor atop is present in each phone’s pop-up selfie camera.

The same 6.59-inch 1080p LCD display is present in both phones. Both these phones also feature same 4,000mAh battery, and headphone jacks alongside their USB-C ports. They run on the latest EMUI 9.11 based on Android 9.0 pie.

The honor 9X, we can say is very much same as its predecessor, the Honor 8X. There’s still no clue or report that whether these phones will be lunch outside the China or not. However, after Honor 8X came in its Home country, China, it made its debut after just one month.

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However, we are not sure as the situation between the US and Honor’s parent company Huawei is still not settled. So, its unclear that within the same time frame Honor 9X will release outside of China or not. Recently, The Trump administration said that it would offer licenses to trade with Huawei:

“where there is no threat to US national security,”

But, we are not clear that this will cover licensing software like the Android operating system or not. The price of these phone prices will start at 1,399 yuan which is approximately $203. On the other side, 9X Max will come later on August 9th starting at 2,199 yuan which is around $320. It will be available in Midnight Black and Phantom Blue colors.