Huawei’s Honor 8 Lite smartphone has officially made its way in India. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0.
The phone has dimensions of 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm and weighs 147 grams. It has brush metal finishing on the sides and sports fingerprint sensor on 2.5D glass back.
The Honor 8 Lite Specs include 5.2-Inch 2.5D curved glass display with 1080p resolution. It is powered by an octa-core (2.1GHz x 4 + 1.7GHz x 4) Kirin 655 processor with i5 coprocessor and Mali-T830 MP2 GPU.
The Indian variant has 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB Internal memory and allows further expansion up to 128GB as well. It has Hybrid Dual SIM slots (nano + nano / microSD) and is powered by 3000 mAh battery.
This mobile features in a 12MP main camera on the back with LED Flash, BSI CMOS Sensor, 1.25-micron pixels, F/2.2 Aperture, PDAF (focuses in 0.2 seconds) and 1080p video recording support. There is an 8MP selfie camera, equipped with 77-degree wide angle lens.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotstpot, Bluetooth V4.1 and GPS.
The Honor 8 Lite is priced at Rs. 17,999 (US$ 279 approx.) and will be available in India from May 12, 2017 from all Honor Partner stores in India. Initially, Premium Black color option will be available, followed by Blue color variant by the end of the month. Company is also offering door pickup-drop after sale facilities and 15 months service warranty.
P Sanjeev, Vice President- Sales, Huawei India Consumer Business Group, commenting on the launch said –
The Honor 8 Lite is set to revolutionize the sub-20K segment. This phone is ideal for consumers looking for a power packed phone with stunning design. The 8 Lite is a refreshing change from the current selfie offing that run on outdated chipsets; and provides users a device that is awe-inspiring both in looks and performance. Running on powerful Kirin 655 octa-core chipset backed by a 4GB RAM+64GB ROM, running on the latest Android Nougat, the Honor 8 Lite, is the best smartphone choice for consumers.
We and our channel partners are very excited to launch this product and are sure that the Indian offline consumer will fall in love on their first glance at the all new Honor 8 Lite.