Honor 9 Lite set to launch in India on January 17


Last week, Huawei’s subsidiary brand Honor starting teasing the launch of the Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India. The handset has already been confirmed to be a Flipkart exclusive device, giving us a clue that the launch of the smartphone was nearing. Well, the company’s official forum post has now revealed some additional details, intimating that Honor 9 Lite will launch in India on January 17. The smartphone is expected to come in Black, Blue, Grey and White colours and it could be priced at Rs. 11,700.

Honor 9 Lite: Features

Considering the major points of the handset, it sports a dual-camera setup, both at the front and the back. These rear and front-facing cameras consist of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The smartphone sports a 5.65-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution with 18:9 aspect ratio. Inside, it is equipped by the Kirin 659 chipset with an octa-core CPU and a decently powerful GPU for a phone of this price.

The phone comes in two variants. The base model comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, whereas the higher-end option packs in 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Apart from the internal storage, the phone has expandable storage option via a microSD card slot. On the software front, the Honor 9 Lite boots Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with customised EMUI skin. The smartphone offers 4G LTE and VoLTE connectivity and has a battery capacity of 3000mAh.

Honor 9 Lite: Specifications

  • Display: 5.65-inch IPS LCD display, FHD+ 2160 × 1080 pixels resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio
  • Software: Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI UI
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.45 GHz Kirin 659 chipset
  • Memory: 3GB/4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB internal storage (expandable via microSD card up to 128GB)
  • Rear-Facing Camera: 13-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel secondary sensor, dual-tone LED falsh
  • Front-Facing Camera: 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel sensor
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio port
  • Dimensions:151 × 71.9 × 7.6 mm
  • Extras: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Weight: 149 grams
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Colours: Black, White, Blue, Gray
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