Honor has launched the Honor X9b mid-range phone in Malaysia. However, the handset is already listed on Honor’s UAE website. Here is a look at the specifications and features of the X9b, which has arrived as a successor to the existing Honor X9a.

HONOR X9b launched

The Honor X9b weighs 185 grams and has a slim profile of 7.98mm. According to Honor, its display offers 360-degree anti-drop protection, offering comprehensive safeguards for the screen. It features a new three-level protection system for the screen, frame, and internal components.

Additionally, the Honor X9b incorporates a specialized cushioning material with micron-sized pores, capable of absorbing 1.2 times the impact of a drop. Coming to the display specs, it features a 6.78-inch AMOLED display that offers a 1.5K resolution of 1200 x 2652 pixels, a 19.9:9 aspect ratio, and 10-bit colors.

HONOR X9b specs

The Honor X9b is equipped with the Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset. It is available in two RAM configurations: 8 GB and 12 GB, both of which provide 256 GB of internal storage. The device comes pre-installed with Magic OS 7.2, which is based on Android 13. It has a 5,800mAh battery that supports 35W fast charging.

On the front, the Honor X9b has a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Its rear shell has a 108-megapixel primary camera, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro camera.

It offers other features, such as dual SIM, 5G, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, NFC, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

HONOR X9b in colors 1

Honor X9b Specifications

CPU: Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, SM6450, 2.2GHz Octa-core

GPU: Adreno 710

Display: 6.78 inch, 2652×1200, 19.9:9, AMOLED


Storage: 256GB

Main camera: Triple

  • 108 MP (main 1/1.67, f/1.75)
  • 5 MP (wide angle f/2.2)
  • 2 MP (depth, f/2.4)

Front camera: 16 MP, f/2.45

OS: Android 13 (MagicOS 7.2)

Dimension: 163.6 × 75.5 × 7.98 mm

Weight: 185g

Battery: 5800mAh (fast charging 35W)

Colors: Sunrise Orange (Vegan leather), Midnight Black, Emerald Green

Wi-Fi: 2.4G/5GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Bluetooth: v5.1


Earphone Jack: None

Authentication method: Fingerprint sensor (in-screen), Face ID

Others: Dual SIM (NanoSIM), VoLTE, NFC

Network: 5G compatible

Honor X9b Price and Availability

HONOR X9b in colors

Honor is yet to confirm the Honor X9b’s price. The device will be sold in shades such as Midnight Black, Emerald Green, and Sunrise Orange, featuring a vegan leather back. It is unclear which other markets will receive the device.