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Breaking: Honor 9X series makes its global debut, check specifications and pricing

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October 24, Honor Russia held a public event and unveiled the Honor 9X series for the Russian consumers, and this event counts as the first overseas launching of Honor 9X smartphones outside of the Chinese market.

Honor 9X series comprises two models – Honor 9X and Honor 9X premium, which is a renamed version of Honor 9X Pro. Let’s look at the specs in a bit detail.

Specifications:

Honor 9X and 9X Premium sports the same 6.59-inch FullView display with FHD+ resolution (2340 X 1080), Both phones are powered by Kirin 710F Octa-core processor and not the Kirin 810.

Honor 9X comes with a dual rear camera consisting a 48MP (f/1.8) main camera + 2MP (f/2.4) depth camera. Honor 9X has triple rear camera consisting a 48MP (f/1.8) main + 8MP (f/2.4) super wide-angle + 2MP (f/2.4) depth camera. While both phones features a 16MP (f/2.2) selfie camera.

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Both of these phones are equipped with 4000mAh batteries and runs EMUI 9.1 (Android 9) with Google Mobile Services (GMS) and Google apps pre-installed.

Other features of these smartphones include a physical fingerprint scanner, GPU Turbo 3.0, supports 512GB memory expansion, NFC (only for 9X Premium) and more.

Honor 9X and 9X Premium come in two color options of Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue.

Price and Availability:

Honor 9X with 4GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at 16,990 RUB (265 USD, 205 GBP, 1880 CNY).

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Honor 9X Premium with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at 18,990 RUB (297 USD, 230 GBP, 2100 CNY).

Pre-order for these smartphones will begin on October 25 at 11:00 (Moscow time) and the first sale is scheduled for November 8 via Honor Russia and other major online and offline platforms.

Also, Check – Honor 9X to soon launch in India, also planning to introduce a variety of new smart products

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Here’s everything about old Huawei phone memory upgrade plan

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Huawei Old devices upgrade plan

Recently, Huawei launched the Huawei smartphone memory upgrade plan for the older device in order to resolve the memory management on low-memory devices. This plan offers three storage options of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB covering almost years old devices such as Mate 9 and P10 with the Krinn 960 SoC.

The main purpose of the company behind this hardware upgrade plan is to grant a little longer life to these devices and let the user cherished their moments with the phones for a long time. The devices not only upgrade their storage capacity but also prepares smartphones for HarmonyOS upgrade.

Coming to the memory upgrade plan, it’ll cover both Huawei and Honor devices with an upgrade cycle of 10 – 15 days. Besides, Huawei also providing the Huawei Mate 30 smartphone as a backup device to keep their data safe. The series which are decided for this hardware upgrade plan are mentioned below with their corresponding replacement campaign.

  • Huawei Mate and P Series – from July 2021
  • Huawei Nova and Enjoy Series – from August to September 2021
  • Honor Smartphones – from October to December 2021

By the spring, devices selected from these series can enjoy the memory upgrade by walking in the offline stores, where the company staff can provide them needed help. Furthermore, users can also consider the suggestions from the mini-program repaired service app. (Check Full Device List Here)

However, one thing to note that the upgrade plan is currently only available in China and may expand for global users but it’s not confirmed at the moment.

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Memory Upgrade Cost:

Users can upgrade three device capacities including 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB at the discounted price that is charged on the basis of storage after the upgrade. Among all the memory options the 256GB seems to fit for all kinds of usage and is suitable for hardware compatibility as well. Below you can check the cost for memory upgrade-

  • Starting with 369 Yuan for 128GB of memory
  • Starting with 529 Yuan for 256GB of memory
  • Starting with 999 Yuan for 512GB of memory

Below you can check the detailed pricing of each model along with their memory variants.

Huawei Memory upgrade plan

Somehow this campaign will prove to be a great help in the establishment of the HarmonyOS as it only relies on the company smartphone for the moment. Besides, Yu Chengdong, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group has announced that HarmonyOS has been installed on over 40 million devices showing the steady development of the operating system.

However, the smartphone chip shortage is still a problem in the smartphone industry and with Huawei’s current situation it only gets worst. The rise in the self-sufficient semiconductor chain is the only hope for the company to shine again.

(Source – MyDrivers)

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Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of P50, Mate 40 and Nova 8 Pro: Tipster

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Following the launch of the Huawei P50 series, the Chinese phone maker is now ready to introduce a new Nova series member -Huawei Nova 9. Now, new information reveals that Huawei

According to a Weibo tipster, the Huawei Nova 9 design will be a combo of the Nova 8 Pro and the standard P50 and Mate 40 devices. Though we don’t have any exact clue about Huawei Nova 9 design, most probably they will be sharing the aesthetics of the above-mentioned models.

Related to this, the Nova 8 Pro and P50 have a much similar giant pill-shaped rear camera set up. While the Mate 40 has a circular camera.

These phones come with a premium glass back. All of them have negligible bezels on the front and punch-hole selfie camera setup. While the Nova 8 Pro also has a curved edge display, and we can expect it in the Pro model of Nova 9.

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Huawei Nova 9 design leak

Also, the specifications of the Nova 9 models are unknown except for their possible processor details. Till now, no major leak about has appeared arrived so that we can make our guess.

A precious report reveals that the Nova 9 may use Kirin 990E chipset. While its predecessor, the Nova 8 devices were powered by the 7nm Kirin 985. This chip provides a faster 5G uplink, faster transmission, and a more stable connection.

The Nova 8 was launched with two models namely Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro. While the next-to-come models include the Huawei Nova 9 and Nova 9 Pro.

Huawei Nova 9 launch date:

This would be early to say anything about the exact launch date of the Nova 9 series. Though the leaks have already arrived revealing their expected launch date. According to info, the Chinese tech giant may unveil the Nova 9 series somewhere between August to October.

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In comparison to Nova 8, the company might be planning to introduce Nova 9 models early. Following the leak, if the launch happens to be scheduled for around October at max, then it will be around two months earlier than Nova 8, which arrived in December 2020.

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Prices for old Huawei Kirin flagship raised high in second hand market after P50 launch

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Huawei P50 legend reborn

It seems that launching only 4G variant of the P50 series has gradually started to show the difference. According to the latest report, the demand for older Huawei’s 5G flagship smartphones in the second-hand market has continuously risen following the unveiling.

Due to the anticipation, Huawei fans were waiting for the Huawei P50 unveiling but the company only launched the 4G variants. On the other hand, the fans were waiting for a 5G device. Therefore, the consumers are now using to get a Mate 40 or P40 series model instead.

It was reported that the price in the second-hand market touched its all-time high since the beginning of the month. On the other hand, it was reported to slow down before the release of new flagships. But the price isn’t cool down a bit.

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Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G and Mate 30 Pro 5G demands in the second-hand market continuously increasing

In the market of second-hand products, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro 5G was in demand over this time period. The growing demand lead increase in price, which was around 6,363 yuan at the end of July. This price was increased by 323 yuan compared to the price in early June.

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While the two-year-old flagship, Huawei Mate 30 Pro 5G saw a price increase of 293 yuan compared with last month. This device has recorded a 7.71 increase and its current price in the second-hand market is around 4093 yuan.

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The users seem to be finding the older flagships with 5G support a better value for money over the new P50 models which lack 5G connectivity. Moreover, the current market trend also forces consumers to switch to the 5G handsets.

Nowadays, even mid-range and budget phones equip 5G capability, the consumer might hesitate to pay this price for a 4G device.

Not 5G, the Huawei P50 still have a powerful camera to offer

Besides 5G connectivity, the Huawei P50 models offers great and the most advanced photography that is confirmed by the DXOMARK test.

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Huawei P50 Pro is ranked at the top of the table with its new camera setup and massive 200x zooming capability. While the camera system of this premium device is itself worth it.

The camera specs of the Huawei P50 includes Huawei XD Optics, XD Fusion Pro Image Engine, Ultimate zoom range, 4K video recording, True Chroma shot, and True focus fast capture for the next level photography experience.

(Via – ITHome)

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