, a sub-brand belonging to networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Huawei
has announced the Honor 9 Lite
in an event held somewhere in China today. The phone sports a 5.65” 18:9 screen with FullHD+ resolution and is equipped with dual cameras on both sides.
Under the hood, Honor 9 Lite is powered by Kirin 659 chipset with octa-core CPU, clocked up to 2.36 GHz alongside the latest Emotion UI, based on Android Oreo. The phone has two memory configurations of 3 GB or 4 GB RAM that respectively come with 32 GB or 64 GB storage, expandable by up to 256 GB via the microSD card slot.
Honor 9 Lite Highlight Specifications
🔄5.65-inch 18:9 FullView 2.5D curved glass display
🔄2.36GHz Octa-Core Kirin 659 chipset
🔄3GB/32GB, 4GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
🔄Emotion UI, based on Android Oreo
🔄4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
🔄3000mAh built-in battery
🔄Dual 13 MP + 2 MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
🔄Dual 13 MP + 2 MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
🔄3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, Hi-Fi audio chip
Honor 9 Lite with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage configuration have a price tag starting from CNY1,199 ($182). The 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage variant too have a price tag starting from CNY1,499 ($227) and the most expensive option of 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage costs CNY1,799 ($273).
The camera department is not disappointing at all as dual 13 MP + 2 MP cameras are mounted on the front and on the back and both of them record video in 1080p. The device is light up with Li-Polymer with 3,000 mAh capacity and support for Super Charge.
The phone is coming in Navy Blue, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall (read Black) or Pearl White and will arrive in China on December 26. India, Russia, and the UK will also get the device soon.