The first in Italy
George Zhao, President of Honor, confirmed the European presentation of Honor 9X Pro on February 24th. Unfortunately among the confirmations there is also the lack of Google services, while of course not miss the Huawei Mobile Services. The US administration is having a major impact on the ecosystem Android globally. Honor 9X Pro will be the first company smartphone to arrive in our markets devoid of Google services.
As we know, many Chinese companies are trying to run for cover. If Huawei is already quite independent from the hardware point of view, the company is currently developing its HarmonyOS, complete operating system that could become a real alternative to Android.
Meanwhile Oppo, Realme and OnePlus kick off of research and development plans multibillion (something around 7 billion euro) to fully manufacture their own processors. This will put aside Qualcomm, another American giant and current leader in the production of SoC for Android smartphones.
On balance the Trump ban is preventing free competition of competitive hardware manufacturers on the basis of their nationality.
Honor 9X Pro for example is an Android smartphone certainly interesting from a technical point of view. E 'it equipped with a Full HD + panel with 2.5D curved glass, from 6.53 inches. The processor is a 810 Kirin accompanied by 8GB of RAM. The primary optics is a triple rear camera, with main unit from 48MP and focal aperture of f / 1.8 with 0.8 micron pixels. Then there is a wide-angle units 8MP and 2MP which deals with the depth recognition. Of selfie will instead perspective from 16MP with focal aperture of f / 2.2, with a pop-up mechanism.
It ends with a 4,000 mAh battery.
Honor 9X Pro is based on Android 9.0 Pie with customization EMUI 9.1.1.
The date of commercialization in Italy and the price of Honor 9X Pro should be announced during the presentation of February 24.