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HONOR X9a 5G promises to defy ‘wear and tear’

HONOR designed a smartphone that it promises can withstand all the daily abuse devices are subject to daily. The HONOR X9a 5G’s main value proposition is its durability as shown in drop test videos that circulated on social media prior to the launch.

Subjecting HONOR X9a 5G to non-stop beatings, HONOR has officially brought it to the Philippines and carries a price tag of P16,990.

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Promoted as a premium budget phone, HONOR X9a 5G is designed with a 6.67-inch OLED Curved Display that supports a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and displays up to 1.07 billion colors. The refresh rate is at 120Hz and a 300Hz touch sampling rate.

Offering a 93% screen-to-body ratio, HONOR X9a 5G offers an immersive viewing experience. For easy grip, the new smartphone is built 7.9mm thin and weighs 175 g.


A mid-range priced device, the HONOR X9a 5G runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G Mobile Platform.

True to its promise of durability, the HONOR X9a 5G features an ultra-large 5100mAh battery that is supposed to support up to 29 hours of music streaming, 24 hours of video streaming, 19 hours of short video browsing, up to 21 hours of social media exploring or 11 hours of gaming on a single charge. 

THE HONOR RAM Turbo enables the smartphone to use a section of the storage as RAM to keep more apps active for more efficient multitasking. 

Running the Android 12-based Magic UI 6.1 operating system, the HONOR X9a 5G comes with an Anti-aging Engine that minimizes performance degradation over time to ensure a consistent, smart user experience. 

Featuring HONOR Share and Multi-screen Collaboration, the HONOR X9a 5G enables speedy file transfers and efficient multi-tasking across HONOR devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets, bringing users unparalleled productivity. 

Certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue light emissions, the HONOR X9a 5G 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. 


The Triple camera system (64MP Ultra-clear Main Camera, a 5MP Wide Angle Camera and a 2MP Macro Camera) is arranged along the Matrix Star Ring.