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Honor X9b


Honor X9b
Honor X9b (X Series)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, or 12GB
6.78 inch 19.5:9, 2652 x 1220 pixel 431 PPI, Capacitive, AMOLED, glossy: yes, 120 Hz
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Infrared, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 163.6 x 75.5
5800 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 13
Primary Camera: 108 MPix (f/1.8) + 5MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.5
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
185 g


Price comparison

Average Score: 79.17% - good
Average of 12 scores (from 36 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 71%, features: - %, display: 91% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Honor X9b

70% Honor X9b review: Premium looks and good battery life at ₹25,999
Source: The Times of India English EN→zh-CN
In my opinion, the Honor X9b is a decent smartphone with promising performance and specification. But, does it stand out from the crowd? I don't think so. If you are looking for a basic smartphone with greater durability in the mid-range segment then you should not think twice. The smartphone offers an attractive design, great battery life, and a compelling display. But, the camera performance could have been improved.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Honor X9b Review: A Stylish Battery-Focussed Mid-Ranger
Source: NDTV Gadgets English EN→zh-CN
While the mid-range Honor X9b (priced at Rs. 25,999) is still quite practical in terms of battery life, the premium Honor 90 (First Impressions) currently retails at a severely discounted price of Rs. 27,999, making the X9b redundant as it offers much better value overall. But even when compared to the competition, the Honor X9b fails to hold its ground despite its ultra-bounce display technology. The OnePlus Nord CE 4 (Review) (Rs. 24,999 onwards) offers equally impressive performance with battery life, but also a better software experience, and relatively better cameras along with super-fast 100W wired charging. The Poco X6 Pro (Review) (Rs. 25,999 onwards) also has a much better performance for the gaming audience. There's also the Nothing Phone 2A (Review) (Rs. 23,999 onwards), which offers good performance, a standout design and a bloatware-free software experience.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 70%
74% Honor X9b Review: Tough on the Outside!
Source: Tech PP English EN→zh-CN
Honor X9b is a well-built, good-looking device that comes with a beautiful, unbreakable display and a huge battery, but it misses out in terms of the software, camera, and performance. If Honor could have packed this smartphone with a Snapdragon 7 Gen series processor like the Honor 90 along with better cameras, then it would have been a well-balanced device for the price. Right now, we would only recommend the Honor X9b to those who do not care much about the performance or the cameras. Otherwise, there are smartphones like the Poco X6 Pro with better performance, Redmi Note 13 Pro 5G with better cameras, Moto Edge 40 Neo with better software, and the Nothing Phone (2a) with a balanced feature set, which are all better devices compared to the Honor X9b at a similar price range. Honor X9b is a tough smartphone with a high-resolution display and good battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/24/2024
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 80% performance: 60% workmanship: 100%
Honor X9b Battery test
Source: DxOMark English EN→zh-CN
We recently tested the Honor Magic6 Lite (5800 mAh) battery, whose performance placed it among the top devices in our database. Considering that the Magic6 Lite (5800 mAh) is a renamed version of the Honor X9b for different regions, we put the Honor X9b through a sanity check. We observed considerable improvements compared to the results of our first evaluation run in the fall of 2023. We have therefore updated the test results with the latest scores. Equipped with a robust 5800 mAh battery, the Honor X9b exhibited an impressive battery life of over three days under moderate usage. The device gained more than 3 hours of autonomy over the previous test, lasting 80 hours and 31 minutes without having to recharge.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2024
HONOR X9b review: Sturdy smartphone with good battery, beautiful design
Source: Business Standard English EN→zh-CN
With its commendable performance, enhanced durability, and impressive battery life, the HONOR X9b emerges as an excellent choice for users seeking a smartphone capable of withstanding rugged usage while delivering a satisfying user experience. Priced at Rs 25,999, it presents a compelling option for customers in the mid-range segment, offering a combination of a quality display and reliable performance. While the device excels at capturing social media-friendly photos and facilitating content creation, individuals prioritising camera-centric features may find better alternatives elsewhere. Nonetheless, for those prioritising durability and overall performance, the HONOR X9b proves to be a solid contender in its price range.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/23/2024
83% Honor X9b review: Almost a perfect midranger!
Source: Gadgetbyte Nepal English EN→zh-CN
Okay wrapping the Honor X9b review up, I found the Honor X9b to be a solid phone with super solid display protection and build. It ticks almost every box of the 5 pillars I mentioned at the beginning, except for the camera part. Well, I would not term it the worst camera phone in the segment, but it surely needs some optimization in both the photo and video department. Apart from that, the display is super sharp with a fluid 120Hz refresh rate. The Snapdragon 6 gen 1 is a good performer for the price and the MagicUI is a refined OS, although stuck on Android 13 for now. So, if you are looking for a phone with a really strong display, a good UI, and overall performance but can live with an average camera, the Honor X9b is a no-brainer choice! It is almost a perfect mid-ranger.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 85% performance: 80% display: 95% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
80% Honor X9b review: A mid-range smartphone with ‘super’ display
Source: The Indian Express English EN→zh-CN
Many of the Honor X9b’s shortcomings are put into context by its price tag. At an event in Noida on Thursday, the company launched the phone on Amazon, at a starting price of Rs 25,999. If you have an ICICI bank card, you can get a Rs, 3,000 discount to take the price to Rs 22,999. This places it squarely against the Realme 12 Pro, which costs the same and has the same processor, and the Poco X6 Pro, which costs Rs 1,000 more but comes with what seems like a much better processor. Pitted against its competition, the Honor X9b clearly wins the aesthetics race. The camera island on the back and the muted Midnight Black shade looked tasteful and understated in comparison. At the price point, the question between the Honor X9b, the Poco X6 Pro and the Realme 12 Pro is about what compromises you are willing to make and what you prioritise in a phone. If you want the best processor you can get for the money, for the Dimensity 8300 ultra chipset. If you want a better telephoto lens, you might want to go with the Realme 12 Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor X9b First Impressions: Ultra-Bounce for the Win?
Source: NDTV Gadgets English EN→zh-CN
While the Honor 90 had a lot going for it in terms of hardware at launch, it makes better sense today after a price cut. This puts the new Honor X9b in an odd space, given its price tag. Also, there's no telling if this smartphone will also receive a massive price cut a few months after launch, which will surely anger early adopters once again. While the rest of the phone seems to check most boxes for a budget device, the competition in the Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 25,000 segment is quite cutthroat, offering good value with the latest processors and camera hardware. Will Honor's Ultra-Bounce tech prove its worthiness in a competitive market segment? Stay tuned for our full review to find out how the Honor X9b performs and whether it offers better value than the competition.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/15/2024
81% Honor X9b Review: The Hummer Of Smartphones
Source: The Mobile Indian English EN→zh-CN
The Honor X9b is comparable to the Hummer in the automotive world. It’s built solid for rough use, lasts long and has the premium looks but it’s not the all-rounder. Similar to the Hummer, it’s not the best in its class in terms of performance or for cameras as you get better options in the same price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/15/2024
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 75% display: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
75% Honor X9b review: Solid durability, decent performance
Source: India Today English EN→zh-CN
The Honor X9b is priced at Rs 25,999. People who want a decent-performing device along with solid durability can consider buying it. The design is quite attractive and the aesthetics are great. The 5,800mAh battery won't let the device die soon if your usage is light to moderate. You are also getting a fluid AMOLED display that is quite vibrant and sharp too. The 108-megapixel primary rear camera is also capable of taking attractive shots in daylight. However, if you need solid performance for gaming, support for faster charging speeds and stereo speakers, you can consider options like Poco X6 Pro and OnePlus Nord CE 3.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/15/2024
Rating: Total score: 75%
HONOR X9b 5G Review
Source: Yugatech English EN→zh-CN
To conclude this review, we have to discuss how big of a hole the HONOR X9b 5G will make in your wallet. Officially available for PHP 16,990 for the 8GB+256GB variant, this makes the HONOR X9b a pretty solid mid-ranger that delivers great durability, battery life and a really nice display for watching videos and playing games. As a successor to the Honor X9a from last year, we expect some significant improvements from the Honor X9b. And rightfully so. Now, you’re getting a better chipset, more RAM, bigger battery and better set of cameras — all at the same retail price as its predecessor and that ultra-tough display we’ve all witnessed. If these features are your priority at a budget less than 17k, then the HONOR X9b 5G is definitely worth considering!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2024
HONOR X9b 5G review: Top-rate toughness, power, and style
Source: Speed Magazine English EN→zh-CN
Every new year brings new challenges and opportunities, and if you’re looking for a smartphone to help you ace the tests of everyday life, you can bet on the HONOR X9b 5G. This stylish handset is tough enough to withstand multiple falls that are common as one goes through their tasks, and is guaranteed to run for more than 24 hours on a full charge using the HONOR SuperCharge adapter. Although the camera may need some improvement, particularly on its shutter speed, the smartphone is a good daily driver for its 6.7-inch AMOLED screen and smooth and fast performance. All these and more prove that the HONOR X9b is a clear display of how pro-grade toughness meets slick performance. It’s definitely worth considering, especially with its competitive price of P16,999.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/12/2024
HONOR X9b 5G BEST Features
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/12/2024
Honor X9b Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English EN→zh-CN
The Honor X9b is truly a unique smartphone that will surely bring some heat back in the mid-range sector. Compelling design, high-resolution display, decent main camera, and high-capacity battery are some of the great highlights of the smartphone. On top of that, the smartphone also features the latest 5G connectivity. We were honestly surprised by how well-made and balanced this smartphone was. The design is also a key factor here and is a great selling point for the smartphone. It gets some great wins in a couple of departments when compared to other smartphones in the mid-range sector, especially at this price. Speaking of downsides, the sensors and SoC could have been better. However, if you want an alternative smartphone, the Xiaomi Civi 3 is also quite the contender and is offered around a similar price tag. However, the final decision is up to you, so it is better to choose a smartphone based on your requirements and needs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/22/2023
Review – HONOR X9b: Toughest phone ever?
Source: NLT English EN→zh-CN
So at the end of the day, this phone is for those who consistently drop their phones or worry that it’ll break. Maybe someone clumsy or just wants a secondary phone that’s super rugged while still being affordable – then the HONOR X9b is actually a fantastic choice. At just RM1,499 – there is no other phone that can withstand a fraction of the force that this phone had gone through.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2023
78% Honor X9B 5G Review – Unbelievably Tough, Yet Practical
Source: Pokde English EN→zh-CN
The HONOR X9b 5G has plenty to offer with its affordable price of RM1,499. It provides solid value for the money you’re spending and it’s practically built like a tank while still being practical for daily usage. From a practical standpoint, you’d only want to look for something better if you need something that has better CPU / GPU performance or better overall camera system. Otherwise, this would definitely serve you well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2023
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 85% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
HONOR X9b Review: A Boon For The Accident-Prone
Source: English EN→zh-CN
The HONOR X9b has one thing going for it but it’s a big one. As of now, there’s no other smartphone that offers this kind of toughness in the market other than its predecessor, at least not in this form factor. Most resilient phones are bulky and look like something you’re bringing into a mine or a jungle, while this phone just looks like any other regular smartphone in 2023. While it’s obviously not indestructible, it’s more than capable of handling the regular slips and drops of the accident-prone. The icing on the cake is that the X9b comes with a 365-day replacement warranty for the back and front glass, meaning that it gets replaced for free if you manage to crack it within a year. Sure, it has a mediocre camera setup and it won’t get you the best mobile gaming performance, but if neither of those things is a high priority for you and you’re just looking for a reliable and affordable smartphone that’ll last for years to come with little care, then the HONOR X9b gets my approval.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2023
84% Honor X9b Review – Tough workhorse phone tested
Source: Hitech Century English EN→zh-CN
The Honor X9b is the ideal phone for the accident prone as its armoured chassis can shrug off the vast majority of nicks, dents, dings and drops to the floor with impunity. Add in a vibrant display, long battery life and a decent price to performance ratio and you have a solid midrange phone. Literally.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/04/2023
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 100% mobility: 100%
Honor X9b first look – Hands-on and unboxing of their toughest phone
Source: Hitech Century English EN→zh-CN
In terms of accessories, Honor has kitted the phone out with the works. You get a free soft TPU casing, a SuperCharge 35W fast charger with USB-C cable, a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle and a 3.5mm pair of headphones to go with it too. This amount of free kit with a phone is becoming vanishingly rare these days, which further adds to the value of the Honor X9b. Oddly enough, they’ve also pre-applied a screen protector on the phone itself which is somewhat amusing seeing how tough the Honor X9b is. Unfortunately we have no indication how much the Honor X9b costs in Malaysia just yet but if it’s around the price of its predecessor the X9a, it’s already set to be a winner. Stay tuned for its upcoming launch this 1st November 2023 where Huawei will reveal the price and where we can share our full review!
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2023
Honor X9b Battery test
Source: DxOMark English EN→zh-CN
The Honor X9b battery showed an outstanding autonomy and efficiency performance, finding itself among the top 10 devices in our database. Equipped with a robust 5800 mAh battery, it delivered over three days of battery life when used moderately. Moreover, the device exhibited excellent battery performance whether used lightly or intensely. Light usage yielded more than four and a half days, and intense usage garnered nearly two days of autonomy. In all the separated test cases, the Honor X9b showed impressive autonomy, especially in video streaming, idle screen-on, and music streaming under both Wi-Fi and 4G conditions. Charging performance was the only area where the Honor X9b performed below average. With the 35W charger, the device took more than 2 hours to arrive at a full charge. Furthermore, when the phone displayed that its battery was 100% charged, in reality only 91.6% of the full charge was drawn from the plug.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2023
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Source: Unite4buy Turkish PL→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2023
90% Обзор HONOR X9b 5G
Source: RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Honor X9b - Обзор противоорехового смартфона
Source: Helpix RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Смартфон среднего класса с самым долгим временем работы от аккумулятора в 2024 г. HONOR X9b
Source: RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/28/2024
Rating: Total score: 85%
Обзор смартфона HONOR X9b: продолжение традиций тонкого долгожителя на новом уровне
Source: RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/27/2024
Обзор Honor X9b: доступный смартфон с ударопрочным стеклом и батареей 5800 мАч
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2024
Обзор смартфона Honor X9b: новый эталон для среднего сегмента
Source: CZ→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2024
HONOR X9b 512GB: Bạn có nên bỏ ra 9 triệu đồng để sở hữu chiếc điện thoại này?
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2024
Khám phá HONOR X9b phiên bản 512GB với giá chỉ hơn 9 triệu: Xứng đáng đến từ đồng bỏ ra
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2024
Đẳng cấp gaming thực thụ trong phân khúc tầm trung gọi tên HONOR X9b
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/20/2024
HONOR X9b - Chiếc điện thoại “đỉnh của chóp” để bạn chơi Tết 2024
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/19/2024
Thiết kế bền bỉ, pin trâu và camera sắc nét, HONOR X9b là lựa chọn tuyệt vời cho các bạn sinh viên, tài xế công nghệ
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/12/2024
Trên tay HONOR X9b: Camera khủng 108MP, pin trâu 5800 mAh, thiết kế mới lạ…
Source: Viettelstore VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/02/2024
Khám phá HONOR X9b và thương hiệu tạo ra chiếc điện thoại tầm trung siêu hấp dẫn này
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/28/2023
Đánh giá HONOR X9b: Mẫu smartphone ấn tượng với loạt tính năng nổi bật
Source: Viettelstore VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/26/2023
Trên tay sớm HONOR X9b: Siêu phẩm đình đám sắp cập bến thị trường Việt
Source: FPT shop VN→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/24/2023




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