Honor 9X’s first started at 10:08 AM on July 30 and as of the evening at 11:59 PM the first day sales reached over 300,000 units. These sales number has broken all of Honor’s first day online and offline records.
In first 2 minutes of its sale, Honor 9X sales exceeded 200 million yuan ($2.9 million) worth units that’s 200% more than its predecessor Honor 8X in the same timespan, creating the fastest sales record among the whole Honor X series smartphones.
As the Honor 9X Pro will go on pre-order on July 30 and its first sale is set for August 9 in China.
Last week in an interview, President of Honor, Zhao Ming said Honor 9X series has a great advantage against its competitors in terms of price and configuration. So, it must ship 20 million units.
Honor’s previous X series phone has maintained 10 million sales mark and the company is now aiming higher citing that Honor 8X series has exceeded 10 million in 173 days, as its global shipments exceeded 15 million units in 9 months.
Zhao said, by looking at these sales figures, Honor 9X series will ship more than 20 million units worldwide.