Grab Honor 9 Lite for Just Re.1 at Honor Step Up Sale: Check Complete Offer Details Here

You need to register with Honor's online store for participating in the flash sale

Honor 9 Lite

At 3 pm on Tuesday, July 24, you can buy a handsome smartphone for pocket change. A Chinese phone that comes with four camera sensors, the Honor 9 Lite is a popular new offering from the Chinese smartphone maker. Now, so long as you are not an Honor employee, you have a chance to dish out a buck and flash a quad-camera smartphone.

Honor 9 Lite: Flash Sale for Re.1, Offer Details

The Honor 9 Lite will go on flash sale for an incredible Re.1 on July 24, at 3 pm, but only at the Honor Store on the web. As the name of the sale suggests, it comes with a limited stock and will follow the first-come-first-served method. While you cannot book the phone in advance, you can and must register at the Honor Store online shop. Click here to register now.

The flash sale is part of Honor’s Step Up sale series of limited-stock online sales, which are held every Tuesday at 3 pm. These sales are for registered users only, and Honor employees, or those of Vision, the authorized distributor for Honor Store, do not qualify. The consumer also must be of Indian nationality and at least 18 years of age. Also, you cannot access the sale from anywhere abroad.

There is also the limit of only one unit per buyer, and that you cannot opt for cash-on-delivery during the sale. The bigger caveat is that the handset will come with no warranty since it is going in a flash sale. This also means that the handset cannot be returned, unless deemed defective by Honor service team experts.

In recent flash sales, Honor has sold the Honor 7X, Honor Band 3, Honor 6X Gold, Honor 7C, and Honor 8 Pro at Rs 1 each.  

Honor 9 Lite: Features, Specifications

Honor takes pride in the Honor 9 Lite as a trendsetter, with a new dual-lens front camera that offers bokeh effect and gesture control, as well as pre-set effects for images. The front camera has a primary 13MP sensor and a secondary 2MP sensor and comes with face unlock feature. The front camera also gets a Portrait 2.0 mode, with an upgraded algorithm for more natural and beautified pictures, and a gender beauty mode that adds beauty effects based on the gender of the persons in the image. The rear dual camera has a 13MP+2MP setup too and comes with phase-detection fast auto-focus. The display is 5.65-inch Full HD+ unit with no bezels and 18:9 aspect ratio, but Honor has kept the size of the phone as small as that of a 5.2-inch screen handset. The slim handset has a dual 2.5D glass design and comes with mirror-like shine in Sapphire Blue and Glacier Grey editions. Topping Android 8.0 Oreo for the device is the EMUI 8.0 skin that is optimized for better performance and is assisted by artificial intelligence (AI).

Huawei’s Kirin 659 octa-core processor clocked at 2.36 GHz powers the device and the battery is a non-removable Li-Po 3,000 mAh unit that is claimed to give a whole day’s worth of power in a single full charge. The fingerprint sensor is on the rear panel and comes with machine learning technology that helps unlock the device within 0.25 seconds, and gradually faster with use.

Honor 9 Lite: Price in India, Variants

The Honor 9 Lite costs Rs 14,999 for its 3GB RAM plus 32GB internal storage variant, but Amazon is selling it for Rs 12,399 now. The 4GB+64GB model costs Rs 16,990 but you can buy it for Rs 14,242 at a discount of 16 per cent presently. The phone comes in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Glacier Grey colour editions.

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Coming from a background in journalism, Sharjeel (not Ahmed) is curious about consumer technology. He thinks Xiaomi is taking over the world, and he is excited about it. He has written feature stories and news reports for Telangana Today, Times of India, Metro India, and a couple of other publications. He tweets at @Sharjeel314, and writes short fiction when armtwisted by his wife.