Honor X9B spotted on Geekbench with Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 SoC

Honor has introduced an inexpensive Play 50 Plus smartphone in China. They’re also gearing up to release a mid-range Honor X9B in international markets. While we don’t have all the specs yet, some essential details have surfaced on Geekbench, giving us a glimpse of the device’s performance.

The Honor X9B, with model number ALI-NX1, is expected to run on a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 SoC and offer up to 12GB of RAM. The SoC features an octa-core processor with four cores clocked at 2.21GHz and the other four at 1.80GHz two It will come with Android 13 right out of the box, as indicated by the test results which show it scoring 936 points in single-core and 2774 points in multi-core tests.

The rest of the phone’s specifications are still under wraps, however, we can get some idea of what to expect by looking at the already-launched Honor X9A.

The Honor X9A 6.67-inch AMOLED screen boasts Full HD+ resolution, a snappy 120Hz refresh rate, and a 10-bit color panel. Under the hood, it is equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 SoC, along with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It was released running Android 12 and boasts a 5,100 mAh battery with support for 40W fast charging. On the rear, you’ll find a triple-camera setup headlined by a 64MP primary sensor.

Previously, the Honor X9B has emerged on UAE’s TDRA and Singapore’s IMDA certification databases, hinting at an imminent launch in these regions.