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Honor 9A, 9S and Honor MagicBook 15 launching soon in India, planning for local production



Honor 9A

Honor has recently introduced a number of new devices in the global market including Honor 9A and Honor 9S, as well as the new Honor MagicBook 15 notebook in China. And a new report reveals that these devices will soon launch for India.

Charles Peng, President of Huawei & Honor India consumer business group told ET, that the company is partnering with Flipkart to launch its first laptop, MagicBook 15 on July 31.

The laptop will be powered by AMD Ryzen processor and will be priced between Rs 40,000-45,000INR. Peng also told that Honor has planned to launch an exclusive laptop for India.

“India is a very important market globally for us. We want to learn from the Indian market. We plan to launch a laptop which is designed for India, and will be made in India.”

Moreover, Honor is in talks with various contract manufacturers to start local production of its laptops and other IoT products.

Budget Phones:

Peng told that Honor will launch Honor 9A and 9S smartphones under the budget segment. These new phones come with Huawei Mobiel Services (HMS), instead of Google Mobile Services (GMS). The company today also posted a teaser of Honor 9A on its Twitter handle.

IoT Products:

Under its smart product lineup for India, Honor is planning to launch new Wi-Fi routers and smart speakers. It also planned to launch HarmonyOS installed Smart TV, somewhere around the fourth quarter of 2020.

Honor 9A Specifications:

Honor 9A sports a 6.3-inch HD+ resolution (1600 x 720) with a dewdrop notch design with an 88.4% screen-to-body ratio for FullView experience.

It has a big 5000mAh battery that can provide up to 33 hours of 4G calls, up to 35 hours of video playback, and up to 37 hours of FM radio playback. The phone comes pre-installed Magic UI 3.1 (Android 10), providing various new smart features, supported by HMS Core and AppGallery.


Honor 9A 5000mAh battery

Honor 9A 5000mAh battery

Honor 9A features a triple rear camera system comprising of a 13MP main camera, 5MP Ultra wide-angle camera, and a 2MP depth assist camera. On the front side, it has an 8MP selfie camera.

Honor 9A expands at 159.07 x 74.06 x 9.04mm and weighs at 185g. The phone in Europe is priced at 149 Euro, somewhere around 12,800 INR.

Honor 9S Specifications:

Honor 9S

The Honor 9S comes with a 5.45 LCD display with HD+ (1440p x 720p) and certified by TUV Rheinland. It equips MediaTek Helio P22 processor, 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM (expandable up to 512GB).

The phone packs a 3020mAh battery (10W charging), runs Magic UI 3.1 (Android 10/EMUI 10.1). Honor 9S has a 5MP f/2.2. aperture rear camera and an 8MP f/2.2 aperture front camera.

Other features of this budget device include Ambient light sensor, gravity sensor, proximity sensor, 4G, GPS, Wi-Fi, and more. Honor 9S is priced at 6990 RUB, roughly around 7300INR.

Honor MagicBook 15 Specifications:

Honor MagicBook 15

Honor MagicBook 15 features a 15.6-inch FullHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display and 87% screen-to-body and 16:9 aspect ratio for maximum viewing experience.


  • AMD Ryzen 5 4500H
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4700U


  • AMD Radeon Graphics


  • 16GB DDR4 2133 MHz
  • 256GB/512GB PCIe SSD

This notebook equips a 42Wh battery supported by a 65W superfast charging adapter (USB Type C). Also, it comes pre-installed with Windows 10 OS with other features such as Magic-link 2.0.

It expands at 229mm x 357mm x 16.9mm and the total size of 1.53kg. It’s Aluminum chassis includes a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB Typ-C, an HDMI port, a USB 3.0 (Type A), and USB 2.0 (Type A) port.

Moreover, the MagicBook Pro features a full-size backlit keyboard, a hidden front camera, fingerprint embedded into the power button, and comes in two color options of Gray and Silver.

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