Huawei’s Honor brand has officially launched its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India. It is same smartphone that launched in December 2017 in China as Honor 9 Youth Edition.
This mid-range phone features in 5.65-inch Full View display with 2160 x 1080 pixels FHD+ resolution. It has multi-touch capabilities as well.
The handset is 7.6 mm thick and weighs about 149 grams. It has Hybrid Dual SIM slots, both nano with one doubling up for MicroSD card. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back for quick unlocking.
The device comes pre-installed with Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0. It has 3000 mAh battery which offers about 20 hours of 3G talk time. 4G VoLTE is also supported.
The Honor 9 Lite specs include octa-core Kirin 659 SoC with 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB RAM/Storage options.The mobile is equipped with total of 4 cameras. There is a 13MP + 2MP dual camera setup at the front and back.
- Dimensions: 151 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm / Weight: 149 grams
- Hybrid Dual SIM slots (Nano + Nano / MicroSD)
- Android 8.0 Oreo OS with EMUI 8.0
- Fingerprint sensor (rear)
- 5.65-inch Full View IPS LCD display, 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution, 428ppi pixel density, 18:9 aspect ratio, 75.5% screen-to-body ratio, supports multi-touch
- Octa-core (2.36GHz A53 x 4 + 1.7GHz A53 x 4) Kirin 659 processor with Mali-T830 NF2 GPU
- 3GB / 4GB RAM options
- 32GB (about 22GB user available) / 64GB Internal storage options, expandable up to 256GB using MicroSD card
- 13MP + 2MP front camera with 1080p video recording
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera with LED Flash, CMOS Sensor, PDAF, digital zoom, HDR, Face Recognition, 1080p video recording
- 3000 mAh Li-Polymer battery, about 20 hours 3G talk time, about 13 hours 720p video playback, up to 86 hours music playback, up to 9 hours 4G internet, up to 24 days standby
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth V4.2, GPS/GLANOSS/Beidou, MicroUSB V2.0, USB OTG, 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Gravity Sensor, Light sensor, Proximity, Compass
The Honor 9 Lite is price starts at Rs. 10,999 ($172) for 3GB RAM / 32GB storage model and goes to Rs. 14,999 ($235) for 4GB RAM / 64GB storage variant. The smartphone comes in Sapphire Blue, Midnight Black and Glacier Gray (with mirrored back) colors. It will be available online exclusively at Flipkart.