HONOR Introduces the all-new AppGallery; Launches HONOR 9X Pro

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New Delhi, 12th May, 2020 – HONOR, the global leading tech brand for youth, today introduced its all-new AppGallery in India. The AppGallery is the official app distribution platform for Huawei and HONOR smartphones and one of the World’s top three app distribution platforms. Marking the start of an intelligent, mobile and interconnected ecosystem for HONOR users, HONOR 9X Pro will be HONOR India’s first smartphone to come pre-installed with the AppGallery. The HONOR 9X Pro, together with the Huawei AppGallery, aims at providing seamless hardware and software experience to consumers with its dynamic design and advanced technology, in terms of security, privacy, reliability and performance.

The AppGallery is a step ahead towards fulfilling HONOR’s commitment of providing an all-scenario intelligent ecosystem for young people around the world. Designed to offer the consumers an array of app options to select from, the latest Avatar of the AppGallery brings the global success story of aggregating and distributing applications/ services, including both popular global apps and quality-localized apps.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Charles Peng, President, HONOR India said “We are excited to introduce company’s official AppGallery to India market. Not just that, we have also launched HONOR 9X Pro, a promising addition to brand’s most celebrated X series smartphones. We, at HONOR, believe in bringing new innovation to the fingertips of our users and with HONOR 9X Pro, featuring brand’s self-developed AppGallery, we aim to empower our consumers with a choice to experience new innovation.”

“The AppGallery has received a promising response globally, and we are confident to replicate our efforts and the success story in India as well. Moreover, we are constantly working with top developers and app companies to make the AppGallery a more robust app distribution platform. We appreciate our consumers support and love towards the brand, which inspires us to further bring new experiences and offerings for them,” he added.

 

With all-scenario open capabilities, global intelligent distribution, end-to-end operation management, and comprehensive support provided to developers, the brand aims to keep empowering developers and bringing a better digital experience to users around the world. The brand boasts of global presence in more than 170 countries/ regions, 400M+ monthly active users and developer base of 1.3 million worldwide. As a result, the AppGallery already features a wide variety of apps across Health & Fitness, Entertainment, Music, and Photography for consumers. Furthermore, HONOR promises a firm and steady strategy fast paced towards bringing several other apps for consumers in the near future.

The AppGallery brings a unique cutting-edge technology driven solution for On-board memory conscious consumers, which is called QuickApp and is an ‘Installation Free’ app experience. Using the QuickApp function, users can open and run their favorite apps/ services with just a simple click. Without having to download and install the apps/ services or wait for the regular upgrades, they will be able to save a lot of storage memory for their favorite photos, videos and other things. Additionally, the HONOR 9X Pro, powered by the AppGallery, will also feature other unique services like HUAWEI Browser, HUAWEI Cloud, HUAWEI Video, HUAWEI Music, HUAWEI Themes, and other core applications for consumers’ seamless smartphone experience and daily usage. Boasting of 4 layers of protection i.e. App Registration, Backend Security, Download Security and Runtime Protection, and OS Kernel Level CC EAL 5+ certification, users’ data will be secure with Industries’ highest security level.

 

HONOR 9X Pro: An All-Rounder for Extraordinary Experience

HONOR 9X Pro is company’s first smartphone to feature the all-new AppGallery, offering seamless upgrades with robust performance, enhanced gaming capabilities, dynamic design and advanced camera technology. With an amalgamation of high-end technology and beautiful design it offers an upgrade to the recently launched HONOR 9X and will offer an extra powerful performance for regular use, multitasking and gaming, owing to Kirin 810 processor – a state-of-the-art 7nm processor with dedicated NPU and GPU Turbo 3.0 technology.

 

HONOR’s X series has been one of the most celebrated offerings by the brand and HONOR
9X Pro is no less. The latest smartphone is powered by top-notch 7nm Kirin 810 AI Chipset, the first processor that is built upon Huawei’s brand-new computing architecture that enables deep learning taken by AI. The smartphone integrates GPU Turbo 3.0 technology and 6GB RAM, which enhance and improve gaming and multitasking experience of the users. GPU Turbo 3.0 further enables AI algorithm to strike a balance between heightened image processing performance and energy efficiency.

 

Featuring a versatile 48MP AI Triple Camera setup with f/1.8 aperture and ½-inch sensor, the photography experience in HONOR 9X Pro gets a boost in image resolution, quality and prioritizing functionality to help users capture every precious moment. The 8MP Super Wide Angle Camera (with 120 degree FOV) on the device helps users capture a broad and extensive view, while the 2MP depth-assist lens enables the depth of field recognition technology to create multi-dimensional photos. The Super Slow Motion mode facilitates shooting videos at 480fps with up to 16x slow motion. HONOR 9X Pro is loaded with an intelligent all-in-one solution, AIS Super Night Mode, 4-in-1 light fusion technology, AI Stabilization and ISO level that reaching upto 102400, are among other solutions to handle the limitations of night photography.

 

At the front, HONOR 9X Pro delivers an uninterrupted visual experience under all scenarios without any distraction on the screen. The coveted 16MP AI Pop-Up Selfie Camera takes care of your beautiful selfies and immersive video calls. Armed with AI Video Stabilization features, the device enhances the traditional concept of Electronic Image Stabilization to remove unwanted hand-shakes and restore video quality. Practical and durable, the camera bears up to 15kg load. Not to mention the drop-detection mechanism signals the pop-up camera to retract into the smartphone body in case of any accident. Side-mounted fingerprint sensor brings added comfort to all the potential offered by this latest smartphone.

The latest HONOR 9X Pro offers One-stop AI Experience using AI Shopping, which directs users to the e-commerce platforms simply by pressing upon the image of your desired item. On the other hand, AI Object Identifier cleverly recognizes famous paintings, landmarks and buildings when you travel abroad.

HONOR 9X Pro pushes screen-to-body ratio to 92% on its 16.7 cm (6.59-in) IPS-LCD FullView Display at 2,340×1080 resolution. Additionally, it features massive 4,000mAh battery with
Type C charging, 256GB internal storage (expandable upto 512GB), Blue Light Filter certified by TüV Rheinland and a reflective Dynamic X design on the Dual 3D Glass Curved Back. The Midnight Black is best suited for those who prefer a classic look while the Phantom Purple uplifts users’ sense of style.

 Price and Special Early Access Offer

HONOR 9X Pro, available in Midnight Black and Phantom Purple colour variants, will be sold on Flipkart soon, at a price of INR 17,999. During the Special Early Access Sale, that will run from 21st May, 2020 12:00 PM to 22nd May, 2020 12:00 PM, the registered, consumers will get an offer of INR 3,000 discount and no extra cost on availing EMI options upto 6-months. Not just that, consumers will also get the benefits of one time free screen replacement offer on accidental damage valid for 3 months and 7 days return policy, from the date of purchase.