New reliable HONOR X9a and HONOR X7a take ‘eXtra’ to the extreme with a long-lasting battery in a compact design, delivering incredible visuals all-day long
[Shenzhen, China – January 4th, 2023] Global technology brand HONOR today announced the global launch of the HONOR X9a. Embodying the series ethos of going the “eXtra” mile to deliver great user experiences, the HONOR X9a delivers best-in-class visuals and performance with a 120Hz All-round OLED Curved Display1, high-capacity durable battery and the Qualcomm® Snapdragon® 695 5G Mobile Platform, all engineered to fit in a pocket-sized body. Available at an affordable price, the HONOR X9a is set to make technology and reliable quality more accessible to users around the world. The HONOR X9a is now available in Malaysia starting from RM 1499.
“We are committed to delivering a best-in-class experience for our global customers through continuous technological innovation”, said George Zhao, CEO of HONOR Device Co, Ltd. “Packed with substantial upgrades, the HONOR X9a offers our latest smartphone solutions including an exceptional display and compelling design features without the premium price tag, setting a new standard for the industry’s affordable category.”
An All-round Display for a Remarkable Viewing Experience
The HONOR X9a’s 6.67-inch OLED Curved Display2 supports a resolution of 2400x1080 pixels3 and displays up to 1.07 billion colors to reproduce images with incredible levels of detail and vibrancy. Coupled with ultra-slim bezels which lead to a remarkable 93%4 screen-to-body ratio, the class-leading display on the HONOR X9a offers an immersive viewing experience, whether in entertainment, work or study scenarios.
The 0.65mm Deeply Reinforced Glass is rigorously tested5 to demonstrate exceptional robustness, enabling the curved display to withstand the regular drops, compressions and impacts that the HONOR X9a is subject to in the everyday life of the average smartphone user.
In games where quick reflexes are required, users will appreciate the responsiveness of the HONOR X9a’s display, which supports up to a 120Hz refresh rate6 and a 300Hz touch sampling rate7, allowing the device to almost instantly register and react to user inputs. Holding the device with one hand, the HONOR X9a offers an innovative mistouch prevention enabled by AI technology to prevent unnecessary hassle caused by accidental inputs.
Certified by TÜV Rheinland8 for low blue light emissions, the HONOR X9a is easy on the eyes, and features industry leading 1920Hz PWM Dimming technology to reduce screen flickering, further alleviating eye fatigue stemming from prolonged use.
Exceptionally Slim Design and a Long-lasting Battery in One Device
In line with the X Series’ mission to improve accessibility of HONOR’s technology, the HONOR X9a also inherits the design as the iconic flagship Magic Series camera lock-up, featuring a circular Matrix Star Ring at the back which captivates the viewers as it captures them. Arranged along the Matrix Star Ring, the powerful Triple Camera system – comprising a 64MP Ultra-clear Main Camera9, a 5MP Wide Angle Camera and a 2MP Macro Camera – allows users to capture their daily lives in photos and videos that can be shared with friends and family at the touch of a button.
Despite being just 7.9mm10 thin and 175g11in weight, the HONOR X9a features an ultra-large 5100mAh12 battery to deliver two full days of use. On a single charge, the HONOR X9a supports up to 29 hours of online music streaming, 24 hours of video streaming, 19 hours of online short video browsing, up to 21 hours of social media exploring or 11 hours of gaming 13, perfect for users who prefer to remain active throughout the day without having to worry about running out of power. With just 30 minutes of charging, the HONOR X9a delivers 12.5 hours of video streaming14, sparing users the worry over low battery. The battery performance is evaluated by DXOMARK, a trusted industry standard for smartphone quality assessment, which awarded the smartphone the Gold Label in recognition of its outstanding battery user experience.
Smooth Mobile Experience with HONOR RAM Turbo
Featuring the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon® 695 5G Mobile Platform, the HONOR X9a delivers robust performance across productivity and entertainment apps. The user experience is further enhanced by HONOR RAM Turbo, which enables the smartphone to use a section of the storage as RAM to keep more apps active15 for more efficient multitasking.
Running the Android 12-based Magic UI 6.1 operating system, the HONOR X9a comes with an Anti-aging Engine that minimizes performance degradation over time to ensure a consistent, smart user experience. Featuring HONOR Share16 and Multi-screen Collaboration17, the HONOR X9a enables speedy file transfers and efficient multi-tasking across HONOR devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets, bringing users unparalleled productivity.
HONOR X7a: Another New Member of X Series to Bring Users eXtra Power
HONOR also introduced the HONOR X7a to bolster the reliable X Series line-up. Packed with a 6,000mAh18 battery in a slim and chic body, the HONOR X7a delivers the best battery life among all X Series smartphones to date. The new smartphone also boasts powerful hardware with its 50MP Ultra-clear Quad Camera system, 128GB19 storage and a 6.74-inch20 HONOR FullView Display, offering a well-rounded use experience throughout the day.
Pricing and Availability
Designed for a style conscious audience, the HONOR X9a is available in three stunning colors21: Titanium Silver, Emerald Green and Midnight Black, while the HONOR X7a is available in Titanium Silver, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black22. Starting from January 4th, the HONOR X9a will be firstly available to purchase in Malaysia for an affordable price starting at RM 1499. Meanwhile, the HONOR X7a will be on sale in Malaysia with price starting at RM 799. The pricing and availability of both new smartphones in more markets will be announced at a later date.
For more information, please visit HONOR online store at www.hihonor.com.
HONOR is a leading global provider of smart devices. It is dedicated to becoming a global iconic technology brand and creating a new intelligent world for everyone through its powerful products and services. With an unwavering focus on R&D, it is committed to developing technology that empowers people around the globe to go beyond, giving them the freedom to achieve and do more. Offering a range of high-quality smartphones, tablets, laptops and wearables to suit every budget, HONOR’s portfolio of innovative, premium and reliable products enable people to become a better version of themselves.
1. With a rounded corners design on the display, the diagonal length of the exterior screen is 6.67 inches when measured according to the standard rectangle (the actual viewable area is slightly smaller).
2. With a rounded corners design on the display, the diagonal length of the exterior screen is 6.67 inches when measured according to the standard rectangle (the actual viewable area is slightly smaller).
3. The resolution is measured as a standard rectangle. With a rounded corners design, the effective pixels are slightly less.
4. Data from HONOR labs.
5. The Deeply Reinforced Glass is tested to be capable of withstanding 900MPa of pressure without breaking. Data from HONOR labs.
6. The screen refresh rate may vary by application.
7. The touch sampling rate may vary by application.
8. The screen has passed TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light (Hardware Solution) Certification. This product is not for medical use and does not have therapeutic functions.
9. The rear main camera is a 64MP camera. Actual image resolution may vary depending on the shooting mode.
10. Data from HONOR labs.
11. Data from HONOR labs. Total weight includes battery. Actual weight may vary due to product configurations, manufacturing processes, and measuring methods.
12. Typical value. The rated capacity of the non-removable battery is 5000mAh.
13. Data from HONOR labs. The specific usage time may vary slightly depending on usage habits and scenarios.
14. Data from HONOR labs. The specific usage time may vary slightly depending on usage habits and scenarios.
15. Data from HONOR labs.
16. This feature is only available on HONOR MagicBook laptops with PC Manager 16.0 and above and HONOR smartphones and tablets with Magic UI 6.0 and above.
17. This feature is only available with the compatible HONOR MagicBook laptops and tablets. Please refer to the actual laptop and tablet products sold locally. Only certain file types and mobile applications support this feature.
18. Availability of battery may vary by region and market.
19. The available internal storage may be smaller as part of the internal storage is occupied by software. Actual memory space may change due to application updates, user operations, and other related factors.
20. With a rounded corners design on the display, the diagonal length of the exterior screen is 6.74 inches when measured according to the standard rectangle (the actual viewable area is slightly smaller).
21. Availability of color options may vary by region and market.
22. Availability of color options may vary by region and market.
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