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Honor 9X will carry Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC, the Chinese brand confirmed through a post on Weibo. The new Kirin SoC model was launched in China last month as a new 7nm chipset with octa-core processing. The SoC also includes a Mali-G52 MP6 GPU. To recall, the Honor 9X is launching in China on July 23. The phone is expected to debut alongside the Honor 9X Pro, which is rumoured to include the flagship-grade HiSilicon Kirin 980 SoC.
Competing against the Snapdragon 730 SoC, the HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC includes six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.88GHz and two Cortex-A76 cores. The SoC also includes the DaVinci NPU to support artificial intelligence (AI) tasks. Further, there is Mali-G52 MP6 GPU on board.
The Honor 9X is rumoured to come with an LCD panel measuring between 6.5 and 6.7 inches. Further, the phone could include a 3,750mAh battery with 10W charging support.