HONOR X9b 5G: Can the toughest phone survive a 100ft drop test? Find out on Jan. 12

HONOR Philippines is kicking off 2024 with a bang with the upcoming launch of the HONOR X9b 5G, the toughest phone in its portfolio. The phone, the successor of the viral HONOR X9a 5G, has been dubbed #TheToughestPhone on social media, thanks to its impressive durability features.

The launch of the HONOR X9b 5G is scheduled for January 12, 2024, at 7:00 PM, and will be accompanied by a crazy drop test, where they will be dropping the phone from a height of 100 feet in a test of durability. You can watch the live stream of the event here ( to witness the phone’s performance first-hand.

HONOR X9b 5G vs HONOR X9a 5G
HONOR X9b 5G vs HONOR X9a 5G

“It may come as a shock to our HONOR fans, but we stayed true to our promise of giving the best to them. Don’t we all love surprises, especially when we least expect it? This upcoming grand launch will be exhilarating not just for us but also for the whole Filipinos. We’re introducing what we’re confident to be a smashing hit!” said HONOR Philippines Vice President Stephen Cheng in a statement.

The HONOR X9b 5G is not only tough but also stylish and powerful. The phone boasts a triple camera system with a 108MP camera, a 4nm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 processor, and a 12GB+256GB capacity, making it ideal for gaming and entertainment. The phone also has a 5800mAh battery with 35W fast charging, which can last up to three days on a single charge.


The phone’s design is inspired by light luxury watch craftsmanship, with a vegan leather body that provides a delicate and skin-friendly touch. Its hero color, Sunrise Orange, adds a splash of vibrancy to its aesthetic, while the Ultra-Bounce Anti-Drop Display ensures that the phone can withstand drops and shocks. It also has IP53 Water and Dust Protection, making it suitable for various environments.


The HONOR X9b 5G is expected to be a game-changer in the smartphone market, going up against other mid-ranged devices from prominent brands such as SamsungOPPOrealme, and vivo.

For more information and announcements, visit HONOR’s website, or social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok Shop. To check out HONOR’s complete list of retail stores, go to

You can also browse HONOR’s wide array of mobile phones, tablets, and laptops at any HONOR Experience and Partner Stores nationwide or online via Shopee, Lazada, and TikTok Shop.

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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