HONOR X9b 5G Gets 512GB Upgrade, Priced RM 1,699

Following the success of the HONOR X9b 5G, which was among the best-selling smartphones in Malaysia last year, HONOR has released an upgraded version featuring a massive 512GB of storage, catering to the evolving needs of users. Previously, the HONOR X9b 5G was equipped with a 256GB. Besides being well known for its large storage, this device also famous for its all-angle ultra-tough display and three-day long battery life.

In addition to 512GB storage, the HONOR X9b 5G offers a massive 20GB RAM (12GB physical and 8GB virtual RAM), ideal for users seeking enhanced speeds when loading apps and content. Engineered with UFS3.1 technology, which delivers write speeds twice as fast as the previous generation, this drive ensures high performance and minimizes buffering when downloading files, enabling users to fully enjoy the low-latency connectivity of 5G in today’s hyper-connected world.

The upgraded device is now available for purchase on the HONOR official website and at nationwide stores for RM1,699, offered in Sunrise Orange and Midnight Black color variants. Buyers will receive complimentary gifts worth RM759, including the HONOR Choice Earbuds X5 and a 365-day Front and Back Crack Replacement.

Additionally, the 20GB RAM with 256GB storage variant remains available for purchase at a discounted price of RM1,399 on the HONOR website for a limited time. Bring home free gifts worth RM858, consisting of HONOR Choice Earbuds X5, 365-day Front and Back Crack


Replacement, and a phone case. The device comes in three colors of Sunrise Orange, Titanium Silver, and Midnight Black.


DXOMARK Gold Label for 5800mAh 3 Days Battery Life

The HONOR X9b 5G is well known for its 360° toughness and is the world’s first to receive Five-Star Overall Drop Resistance certification from Switzerland’s SGS. Recently, the device was awarded a DXOMARK for Battery category, scoring 156 points and is at second spot after the HONOR Magic6 Pro. The 5800mAh battery capacity also received a Gold Label, marking the largest capacity within its range.


The capacity provides sufficient power to keep the HONOR X9b 5G running for up to 3 days with regular usage. Users can enjoy up to 19 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming, or 22 hours of social media exploration on a single charge – giving uninterrupted fun. When it comes to its battery durability, the HONOR X9b 5G retains 80% of its capacity even after 1,000 charge cycles, keeping it as robust as new after three years of extensive use.


108MP Ultra Clear Camera

Equipped with an impressive 108MP ultra-clear camera, featuring a large 1/1.67-inch sensor and f/1.75 aperture, the HONOR X9b 5G captures vivid and detailed images with exceptional clarity. The Millisecond Capture technology ensures a smooth and precise photo-capturing experience, empowering users to unleash their inner photographer.


Stunning 1.5k Retina Resolution Display

The HONOR X9b 5G showcases a stunning 6.78-inch 1.5K Retina Resolution Display with 10.7 billion colors, a 120Hz refresh rate, and 1200 nits peak brightness, making it one of the best displays among midrange smartphones. Enhanced visual comfort is assured with eye protection features such as 1920Hz PWM Dimming, Circadian Night Display, Dynamic Dimming, and TÜV Rheinland Hardware-Level Low Blue Light Certification for that worry free entertainment.


Powerful Performance

On device performance, the HONOR X9b 5G is equipped with the Qualcomm® Snapdragon® 6 Gen 1 alongside the impressive Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU and Adreno™ GPU. This power-packed combination accelerates the HONOR X9b 5G by 40%, delivering faster GPU performance and 35% increased CPU efficiency for seamless and responsive user experience.


The HONOR X9b 5G 20GB+512GB variant is now up for grabs at HONOR Store, authorized dealers, including Yes and Umobile with attractive telco plans. While Maxis will be commencing on April 15.

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