Honor brand under Huawei on Thursday launched the Honor 9 lite in China. The smartphone has a 5.65-inch 18:9 IPS display with dual cameras on both the front and rear. It will go on sale in China on December 26. The smartphone will reportedly go on sale in 14 countries soon after, including India.
Honor 9 Lite specifications
It runs EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It supports a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 428ppi. It is powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (four cores clocked at 2.36GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with either 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
It has 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.
The Honor 9 Lite cameras:
It has dual camera setups on both the front and back. In both the front and back, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with a 2-megapixel secondary camera. The rear camera offers PDAF autofocus, apart from LED flash, in addition.
Honor 9 Lite price:
Honor 9 Lite price starts at CNY 1,119 (roughly Rs. 11,700) for the 3GB RAM, 32GB storage variant, with the 4GB RAM, 32GB storage variant priced at CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,600) and the 4GB RAM, 64GB storage variant priced at CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs. 17,500).
According to GizmoChina, Huawei announced that the Honor 9 Lite will go on sale in 14 other countries soon after, including India, Russia, and the UK.