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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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New foldable smartphones from Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo coming

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In February, Huawei introduced the foldable smartphone – Huawei Mate X2 with a new design and hinge system. However, it was the third foldable screen of the company after Huawei Mate X and Xs.

Besides Huawei, the Chinese phone maker Xiaomi and South Korea-based Samsung also continues this trend and launched new foldable smartphones. Now, other manufacturers including OPPO and Vivo also planning to join this belt and will introduce new foldable screens.

According to our fruitful Weibo tipster- DigitalChatStation, the smartphone makers will launch new foldable smartphones. He further suggests, Xiaomi’s Mix Fold will come with an under-screen proactive internal folding design.

As for Huawei, the company’s new flip-style Mate V is also in line and will be introduced before the end of this year. This yet-to-be-launched phone previously comes in the headline for its designing and companion accessory trademark confirmation.

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Huawei Mate V: Flip Style Phone

According to the reports, Huawei Mate V will equip with a 5nm Kirin 9000 processor with a 4G network accessibility. This phone adopted a clamshell design with side-mounted functional keys including a power button and volume rockers. The design shows a vertical camera arrangement and USB  ports and speaker grills placed below in the phone.

In addition, it has been spotted various patent approval authorities including CNIPA and EUIPO. Furthermore, the company recently applied for a stylus trademark named V-pencil, which is likely to be accompanying the Mate V phone. However, the company hasn’t announced anything yet, but we are expected to get an official announcement before the end of 2021.

Huawei Mate V Flip smartphone

Apart from this, the report shows that OPPO’s new foldable model will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. Furthermore, it’ll feature a 7.8 to 8-inch OLED folding inner screen with  2K resolution and a 120Hz high refresh rate.

Meanwhile, Vivo’s large-screen internal fold will come with the greater version- Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 (sm8450). Moreover, users will be getting a variety of folding smartphones to experience the large-screen view.

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Huawei Nova 8i Pre-order starts in Russia, offering Watch Fit as gift

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Huawei Nova 8i Russia order

Huawei starts taking pre-sale orders for the edgeless Huawei Nova 8i smartphone in Russia. It features a Snapdragon processor, 64MP AI quad-camera system, and 66W super-fast charging support, and many other features arranged with the NCVM craftsmanship and a 4D curvature design’

In Russia, users can order the 6GB + 128GB memory variant of Huawei Nova 8i at just ₽26,999 with almost ₽8,490 savings. Furthermore, the company also offering a smartwatch as an appreciation gift with many additional benefits such as installment support, Huawei Care Service package discount, and more.

The pre-order for this smartphone has been started from the 12th of October and will last up to 21st October. Meanwhile, the first batch delivery is expected to be shipped from 19th October. Users can visit the company’s official website or associated e-commerce platform to buy the model.

Below you can check the pricing, offer, and order details of the Huawei Nova 8i in Russia-

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Offers and Availability:

  • Retail Price: ₽35,489
  • Savings: ₽8,490
  • Offred Price: ₽26,999
  • Available colors: Moonlight Silver, Starry Black
  • Freebies: Huawei Watch Fit/ Watch Fit New worths ₽8,490
  • Expected Delivery: Starts from 19th October
  • Installment Support: Yes, from Sberbank
  • Huawei Care Service Package: With 50% discount

Now, it’s time to look at why a user should buy this smartphone

Why you should buy:

  • Display: 6.67 inches Edgeless Display
  • Camera: 64MP AI Quad Camera
  • Processor: Snapdragon 662 Octa-core CPU
  • Storage: Larger Storage of 8GB+128GB
  • Charging: Huawei SuperCharge of 66W
  • Features: Huawei App Market, MeeTime HD Calls Support

This smartphone sports a 6.67 inches edgeless LCD screen and produces an FHD resolution of 2376 x 1080 pixels with a high color gamut technology. In addition, it offers a bunch of software capabilities including EMUI 11, MeeTime, Huawei Share, Note Lock, and Smart Game Assistant.

It equips Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SoC synchronized with Adreno 610 and 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM capacity to deliver high-speed performance. Furthermore, its rear camera arrangement includes a 64MP main camera of f/1.9, 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera of  f/2.4, 2MP macro of f/2.4, and 2MP depth camera of f/2.4 aperture alongside a 16MP selfie camera.

It pre-packs a 4300 mAh battery that takes only  17 minutes to charge 60% of the battery for your all-day entertainment. Moreover, it can be fully charged in 38 minutes and can provide an all-day backup with AI power-saving algorithms.

Huawei Nova 8i

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Honor phone with Google Mobile Services and Play Store launching soon

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Honor 50 Google Mobile Services

Huawei’s former subsidiary – Honor has announced to resume Google Mobile Services (GMS) in smartphones soon with the launch of Honor 50 in the global market. Currently, Honor has not announced any specific launch date for this phone but the Chinese phone maker is likely to introduce the GMS-powered Honor 50 later this month.

“HONOR has succeeded in confirming cooperation with a number of supplier partners in the early stage. #HONOR50 series will be equipped with Google Mobile Services, which will provide a more comprehensive application environment and extraordinary mobile experience to our customers.”

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Huawei and Honor Ban:

Following the event of May 2019, Huawei has been banned from using technologies made by U.S. companies including Google. In the aftermath, Huawei cannot certify new phones that are powered with Google apps as well as Play Store on fresh models.

As a matter of subsidiary, Honor also fall under the same circumstances and had to give up on GMS too. Last November, Huawei, and Honor went separate ways and sold to Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology Co. Ltd., a consortium of over 30 agents and dealers in China.

Since then, Honor has become an independent smartphone brand and can now its own flagship smartphones and also compete against top smartphone makers including Apple, Samsung, and Xiaomi.

Honor 50 Google Mobile Services

Honor 50:

Honor 50 features a 6.57-inch OLED panel with FHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixel) resolution, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 wide color gamut. It has a quad rear camera system including 108MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP macro camera. On the front side, Honor 50 provides high-quality selfies with a 32Mp selfie camera.

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The Honor 50 packs a 4300mAb battery with 66W superfast sharing, the overall time of a full recharge is measured about 45 minutes via USB Type-C port. For your information, Honor 50 tags with Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G Octa-core processor (4 × Cortex-A78 2.4GHz + 4 × Cortex-A55 1.8GHz) and Adreno 642L GPU. From the software side, this phone runs Android 11 based Magic UI 4.2

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