Huawei’s Terminal brand Honor has launched a new mid-range smartphone at an event in China, dubbed as, “Honor 9 Lite” . The main highlights of this Honor 9 Lite smartphone comes with 18:9 aspect ratio display, Android Oreo operating system and it sports a four cameras setup (dual front and dual rear camera) . This mid-range smartphone will go on sale in China from December 26th (10:08am CST) at the starting price of CNY 1199 . Registrations for the first sale will open on Friday, so ready to grab this deal . As according to the source, the Honor 9 Lite will will go on sale in 14 other countries soon after, including India, Russia, and the UK.
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Talking about the design, the Honor 9 Lite smartphone follows the same design that we have seen in Honor 7X and the Honor View10 . It sports a stunning 5.65-inch full-HD+ IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and has a screen resolution 2160 x 1080 pixels at 428ppi pixel density . It is powered by Huawei HiSilicon Octa-Core Kirin 659 (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) chipset processor coupled with Mali T830-MP2 GPU . As for the memory, the device comes in three variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB Inbuilt storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB Inbuilt storage, and 4GB RAM with 64GB Inbuilt onboard storage capacity . It can expandable memory up to 256GB through microSD card slot.
Coming to the optics, the Honor 9 Lite smartphone is equipped with dual rear and front cameras setup . It also offering dual 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel primary rear camera comes with LED flash, Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus . While on the front, the device comes also boasts a 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel front facing camera with LED Flash to taking a better selfies and clear video calling support as well.
This Hybrid Dual-SIM configuration Honor 9 Lite handset runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system which will be wrapped under EMUI 8.0 skin on top . It is backed by powrful 3,000 mAH battery capacity which the company claims to delivers up to 20-hours of talktime on 3G network support and up to 24-days of standby time and it also claims that, it charges fully in just about 2-hours 20 minutes.
The device also houses a Fingerprint sensor at the rear-mounted to unlocking the phone within a seconds . Besides this, other sensors on this phone are as proximity sensor, magnetometer (digital compass) ambient light sensor and accelerometer . On the connectivity, it includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, micro-USB with OTG support, 4G VoLTE support . Speaking about the dimension, it measures 151 mm × 71.9 mm × 7.60 mm and weighes 149 Grams.
Honor 9 Lite Smartphone Technical Specifications:
- SIM Type – Hybrid Dual SIM (nanoSIM + nanoSIM/microSD) with 4G VoLTE
- Display – 5.65-inch Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
- Screen Resolution – 2160 x 1080 pixels
- Operating System – Android 8.0 Oreo OS with EMUI 8.0
- Processor – Huawei HiSilicon Octa-Core Kirin 659 SoC
- Graphics Unit – MaliT830-MP2 GPU
- RAM – 3GB RAM / 4GB RAM
- ROM – 32GB / 64GB internal storage capacity
- Expansion Slot – Expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
- Rear Camera – Dual (13MP + 2MP) rear camera with LED Flash
- Front Camera – Dual (13MP + 2MP) front selfie camera
- Sensor – Fingerprint sensor
- Battery – 3,000 mAH battery with Super fast technology
Honor 9 Lite Pricing Details:
- Honor 9 Lite 3GB RAM & 32GB internal storage – Price at CNY 1199
- Honor 9 Lite 4GB RAM & 32GB internal storage – Price at CNY 1499
- Honor 9 Lite 4GB RAM & 64GB internal storage – Price at CNY 1799