Huawei officially made an announcement of the Honor 9 Lite in an even that took place in China on the 20th of December 2017. The Huawei Honor 9 Lite is more affordable variant of the earlier released Honor 9. The phone is a substitute for those who cannot buy the regular version, and it still has some nice specs and features to. Read on, as you get to see the Huawei Honor 9 Lite specifications, features, price and availability in Asia, Africa and Europe.
Huawei Honor 9 Lite Features
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite has a 5.65 inch screen with Full HD+ resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels per inch. It runs on the latest Emotion UI, based on Android Oreo (the latest Android operating system). It will be powered by a Kirin 659 chipset with octa-core CPU clocked at 2.36GHz. The Huawei Honor 9 Lite has two storage variants of 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. Both internal storage can be expanded up to 256GB via the use of a microSD card slot.
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From the camera department, the Huawei Honor 9 Lite spots a 13MP + 2MP camera combos on the front and back. Both cameras record video in 1080p. The phone will be powered by an Li-Polymer battery with 3000mAh capacity, which also have support for quick charge.
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The Huawei Honor 9 Lite has a dual SIM slots that accepts Nano SIMs. The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor. See its full specs below:
Huawei Honor 9 Lite Specifications
|Release date||December 2017|
|Dimensions (mm)||151.00 x 71.90 x 7.60|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3000|
|Colours||Navy Blue, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall (Black), Pearl White|
|Screen size (inches)||5.65|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||428|
|Processor make||HiSilicon Kirin 659|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256|
|Operating System||Android 8.0|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
Huawei Honor 9 Lite Price and Availability
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite price starts at CNY1,199 ($182) for the 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM storage variant and CNY1,499 ($227) for the 4GB RAM + 32GB ROM variant. The 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM is the most expensive variant of the Huawei Honor 9 Lite, and it goes for just CNY1,799 ($273). The phone will be available in different colours such as Navy Blue, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall (read Black) or Pearl White.
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite will be available for purchase in China from December 26, 2017. Other countries like India, Russia, and the United Kingdom will be get the device soon, be sure to check this post for future updates.