Honor 9X Phone, Magic Watch 2, and Band 5i Launched In India

Today Honor has launched 3 new products in India which are Honor 9X smartphone, Magic Watch 2 smartwatch and Honor Band 5i. Honor 9X was first launched in China back in July last year and features an attractive gradient design, a mid-range Kirin chipset, a pop-up selfie camera, and more. Let’s go through each product in detail and understand its price and specs.


Honor 9X Smartphone

Honor 9X features a 6.59-inch Full-HD+ IPS LCD display, with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 2340 x 1080pixels resolution. It looks almost bezel-less, with a 92% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by the in-house HiSilicon Kirin 710F SoC paired with up to 6GB of RAM.

The Honor 9X’s triple rear camera setup is highlighted by a 48-megapixel main shooter with an f/1.8 aperture and AIS Super Night mode support. It is assisted by an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 120-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. Selfies and video calls are handled by a 16-megapixel snapper with an f/2.2 lens, housed in a pop-up camera module.

The Honor 9X carries a price tag of Rs. 13,999 for the base 4GB + 128GB variant, while the higher-end 6GB + 128GB model will set buyers back by Rs. 16,999. It comes in Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue color options, and will go on sale via Flipkart starting January 19, 12 am (midnight) onwards in India.

Honor Magic Watch 2

The Honor Magic Watch 2 comes in 42mm and 46mm variants and has a stainless steel build. The 42mmm model packs a round 1.2-inch AMOLED display with 390 x 390 pixels resolution, while the 46mm variant has a 1.39-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 454 x 454 pixels. Honor Magic Watch 2 (42mm) promises up to 7 days of battery life with heart rate monitoring and GPS activated.

The Honor Magic Watch 2’s 46mm model starts at Rs. 12,999 for the Charcoal Black variant, while the Flax Brown color option will up for grabs at Rs. 14,999. The larger 42mm model of the Honor Magic Watch 2 is priced at Rs. 11,999 for the Agate Black variant, while buyers will have to shell out Rs. 14,999 for the Sakura Gold version. 

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Honor Band 5i

The Honor Band 5i sports a 0.96-inch (160×80 pixels) touch-sensitive color display that has a capacitive button below it. It comes equipped with a 91mAh battery that is claimed to provide a mileage of up to 9 days. It packs a 3-axis inertial sensor, optical heart rate sensor, and infrared light wearing detection sensor. Connectivity is handled by Bluetooth v4.2, while 5ATM water resistance ensures that it can handle water exposure. For fitness tracking, it offers 9 sports modes and weighs roughly 24 grams (including the wristband).

Honor Band 5i in India

As mentioned above, the USP of Honor Band 5i is its ability to plug into a USB port for charging. It takes roughly 1.5 hours to fully charge the wearable. The Honor Band 5i is priced at Rs. 1,999 on Amazon.in and will go on sale starting 12 pm on January 18 for Amazon Prime members, and January 19 for non-Prime customers.