Indestructible: HONOR X9a 5G Gets Tested in PH Experiential Launch


Undoubtedly the most-talked about smartphone on the internet at the onset of 2023 is the newly launched HONOR X9a 5G!

Going beyond the usual gadget launches in the Philippines, HONOR made sure the new smartphone has been tested on several occasions during (and hours before) its official launch last January 19, 2023. Celebrities, guests from the media, and partners have been gathered in an overnight event at Taal Vista Hotel Tagaytay to experience the toughness of the new HONOR X9a 5G.

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HONOR X9a 5G Experiential Launch in the Philippines

During the afternoon festivities, guests were challenged to participate in games that highlighted HONOR X9a 5G’s top specs such as shooting its screen with a toy gun and in a paired drop test where one has to throw and the other catches. A selfie area in front of Taal also brings out the best in HONOR X9a 5G’s super triple camera capturing the crisp and accurate colors of the famous volcano. The viral phone has also withstood the outdoor badminton and smash challenges.

To see is to believe, that’s why we came up with this launch that really puts HONOR X9a 5G’s toughness to the test. Our guests have seen first-hand how durable our new phone is and we are very confident that the activities we laid out for have showcased the top-of-the-line performance of HONOR X9a 5G,” said Stephen Cheng, HONOR Philippines Vice President for Marketing.

HONOR X9a 5G Specs

Sporting a 120Hz Premium OLED Curved Display, the HONOR X9a 5G brings users a large screen of 6.67″ with an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 93%, guaranteeing an immersive viewing experience for all your favorite content.

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HONOR X9a 5G Car Runover Test
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HONOR Brand Marketing Manager Joepy Libo-on, Vice President Stephen Cheng, Country Manager Sean Yuan, GTM Manager Steven Yan, PR Manager Pao Oga
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HONOR stars Princess Legaspi, Isabelle Lim, Apple David, Justin Bangsil, Oliver Sullano, Prince De Guzman, and Evan Tan

An ultra-large 5100mAh battery in a compact body awaits you too. So far, the HONOR X9a 5G is the thinnest and lightest smartphone to feature a battery larger than 5000mAh, which allows it to support up to 2 days of daily use for a truly uninterrupted user experience.

With just 30 minutes of charging, the HONOR X9a 5G delivers 12.5 hours of video streaming, sparing users from having to worry about their battery.

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HONOR Stars Max Collins and Sanya Lopez
Stephen Cheng
HONOR PH Vice President Stephen Cheng
HONOR PH Brand Marketing Manager Joepy Libo-on
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HONOR PH PR Manager Pao Oga

Philippine Price of HONOR X9a 5G

Designed for a style conscious audience, the HONOR X9a 5G is available in two stunning colors: Titanium Silver and Emerald Green.

Starting from January 20 to February 3, the HONOR X9a 5G will be available to purchase via all HONOR kiosks and partner online stores – Lazada, Shopee, Tiktok Shop, and via Home Credit for as low as P 661 per month with insurance, Php 765 without insurance, and on a 0% interest installment payment.

HONOR X9a 5G Price
HONOR X9a 5G is priced at P 16,990 in the Philippines

HONOR X9a 5G is priced at P 16,990 with FREE HONOR Earbuds X3 Lite worth P 3,999.

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Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the EIC of Graduating from UP Diliman with a degree in Computer Science, he is also the Managing Director of engaging and amplifying social media campaigns for brands. On Mondays, he teaches information technology classes at Grace Christian College. Know more about him at


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