Honor 9A, 9S Launch Event LIVE Updates: Honor 9A will be available at Rs 8,999, Honor 9S at Rs 5,999, MagicBook 15 at Rs 39,990

Both Honor 9A and Honor 9S smartphones will use the App Gallery instead of the Google Play Store.

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  • 14:30 (IST)

    Honor 9S launch at Rs 5,999

    Honor 9S announced at Rs 6,499, but will be available for Rs 5,999 as part of a 'special offer'.

    It will go on sale starting 6 August at 12 pm on Flipkart.

  • 14:28 (IST)

    Honor 9A launched at Rs 8,999

    Honor has launched the Honor 9A at Rs 9,999, however, it says that the smartphone will be available at a special price of Rs 8,999. 

    It will go on sale starting 6 August at 11 am on Amazon.

  • 14:26 (IST)

    Honor MagicBook 15 is priced at Rs 39,990

    The smartphone has been launched at Rs 42,990, but Honor has announced a special price for the laptop at Rs 39,990. It comes with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB PCIe SSD storage.

    The laptop will be available for purchase starting 6 August on Flipkart.

  • 14:22 (IST)

    The MagicBook 15 will come with Honor MagicLink 2.0 that will seamlessly let users transfer stuff from Honor mobiles to the laptop

  • 14:22 (IST)

    The MagicBook 15 will come pre-installed with Windows 10

  • 14:21 (IST)

    Honor MagicBook 15 is powered by the new AMD Ryzen 5 GPU

  • 14:20 (IST)

    The Honor MagicBook 15 comes with a 45W battery which the company claims can run for 6.5 hours on a single charge

  • 14:19 (IST)

    The Honor MagicBook 15 ports:

  • 14:18 (IST)

    Honor MagicBook 15 comes with a pop-up webcam, 2-in-1 fingerprint sensor power button, 65 W fast charger

    The charger can also be used for other Honor smartphones.

  • 14:16 (IST)

    Honor MagicBook 15 is 16.99 mm thick and weighs 1.53 kg

    It comes with 15.6-inch fullview display.

  • 14:15 (IST)

    Turn for the MagicBook 15!

  • 14:14 (IST)

    Honor 9S sports an 8 MP dual camera, and a 5 MP seflie camera

  • 14:13 (IST)

    Honor 9S comes with 32 GB storage on board, which can be further expanded to 512 GB

  • 14:12 (IST)

    Honor 9S features a 5.45-inch display 

    It runs on Honor UI based on Android 10 and supports system-wide dark mode.

  • 14:11 (IST)

    Now turn for the Honor 9S!

  • 14:10 (IST)

    Honor 9A features 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage

    It supports slots for two SIMs and a dedicated microSD card that will let you expand the memory till 512 GB.

  • 14:09 (IST)

    The Honor 9A features a 13 MP triple camera setup at the back, and an 8 MP selfie camera.

  • 14:08 (IST)

    Honor 9A retains the 3.5 mm headphone jack

  • 14:07 (IST)

    Honor 9A is fuelled by a 5,000 mAh battery

  • 14:05 (IST)

    Honor is launching the Honor 9A, Honor 9S and MagicBook 15 in India

  • 14:05 (IST)

    Honor has also introduced Petal Search on its phones that will suggest apps, show your news, and more

  • 14:04 (IST)

    Honor says that App Gallery currently has 95 percent coverage of the top apps in India

  • 14:01 (IST)

    Honor Experience officer, Don, is addressing the liveblog

  • 13:58 (IST)

    The event will begin any minute now...

  • 13:55 (IST)

    The Honor launch event is scheduled to begin at 2 pm IST.

    Honor will be streaming the launch event live on its official Facebook page and YouTube channel.

  • 13:37 (IST)

    We meet again!

    Just minutes ago, Oppo launch event ended, where the company launched the Reno 4 Pro and the new Oppo Watch. Now, in another 20 minutes (at 2 pm IST), Honor will be kicking off it's launch event, where it will be unveiling the Honor 9A, Honor 9S and the MagicBook 15 in India. Stay tuned...


Honor is scheduled to host a launch event in India today to unveil three new products in the market – Honor 9A, Honor 9S, and the MagicBook 15.

Both Honor 9A and Honor 9S will use the App Gallery instead of the Google Play Store.

The launch event is scheduled to begin at 2 pm IST. Honor will be streaming the launch event live on its official Facebook page and Youtube channel.

Honor 9A expected specifications

Going by the variant launched in Russia, the Honor 9A phone is powered by a huge 5,000 mAh battery along with 3 GB RAM and 64 GB expandable storage. The device has a display screen of 6.3-inch (16 cm) with 1600 x 720 pixel resolution for crystal clear visual experience. It comes with a fingerprint reader and has an 8 MP front camera for selfies. The device has a 13 MP main sensor, a 5 MP secondary camera and a 2 MP sensor at the back. The Honor 9A runs on Android 10 with Magic UI 3.1.1.

One of its most attractive features is its NFC support. It also comes with Huawei Histen 6.0 and Smart PA audio system.

 Honor 9A, 9S Launch Event LIVE Updates: Honor 9A will be available at Rs 8,999, Honor 9S at Rs 5,999, MagicBook 15 at Rs 39,990

Honor 9A. Image: Amazon

Honor 9S expected specifications

As per the Flipkart teaser, Honor 9S will offer 2 GB RAM and an expandable memory of 32 GB. It is likely to on Android 10 and supports Magic UI 3.1. The smartphone is expected to sport a 5.45-inch (13.84 cm) screen that has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels.

In terms of camera specs, Honor 9S might come with a single 8 MP rear camera with autofocus feature. It is likely to sport a 5 MP selfie camera. An LED flash has also found its place at the back.

Honor MagicBook 15 expected specifications

As per the global variant, MagicBook 15 runs on an AMD Ryzen 7 3700U CPU that uses AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics. Further, the laptop has PCIe SSD storage with up to 16 GB DDR4 RAM.

The MagicBook 15 features a 15.6-inch 'Full View' display and offers an 87 percent screen-to-body ratio.

Honor says that the laptop has an 11 percent increase in the trackpad size and the thickness of the laptops has been reduced by 62 cm. Around the display, the laptop has 4.8mm thin bezels and the silver variant comes with a cool blue chamfer along the edges of the lid.

The MagicBook 15 also comes with 56 W battery and Type-C charging. The power button on the laptop doubles as a biometric authenticator.




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