HONOR 9X PRO Debuts as Company’s First Kirin 810 Octa-Core Processor Smartphone
2 March 2020 – Dubai, UAE – The HONOR 9X PRO made its global debut last week in Barcelona as the first HONOR smartphone equipped with the state-of-the art 7nm Kirin 810 AI Chipset and pre-installed with the Huawei AppGallery. Enabling exceptional AI performance, the new architecture achieves excellent AI energy efficiency and offers a wider range of on-device AI applications.
“The HONOR 9X PRO is equipped to support the active digital lives of youth today with superior processing performance and energy efficiency. The technology goes a long way in enhancing the mobile gaming experience among other features and we look forward to delivering this edge to our customers in the Middle East,” said Chris Sun Baigong, President of HONOR Middle East and Africa.
The Kirin 810 AI Chipset runs on Huawei’s brand-new computing architecture to cover all scenarios ranging from super-fast AI learning machines to small wearables that run on a tiny scale. The Kirin 810 chipset achieved an incredibly high score of 23944 on AI-Benchmark, hitting the highest score among all tested mobile SoCs. In the case of the HONOR 9X PRO, the highly efficient 7nm Kirin 810 AI Chipset improves energy efficiency by 20% and its transistor density by 50%.
Furthermore, its GPU is upgraded to the custom Mali-G52 that enables Kirin Gaming+, a feature that provides a smoother gaming experience while its Liquid Cooling System effectively improves heat dissipation during prolonged gameplay.
The HONOR 9X PRO will be first introduced to select markets including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as early as this month.