Honor 9 Lite, the quad camera smartphone from China’s Huawei, will go on sale tomorrow at 12 noon exclusively on Flipkart. Huawei’s e-brand Honor claims that the smartphone has received strong response from consumers since it was launched in January.
Honor 9 Lite is a mid-range device with modern design, and dual rear camera setup at the front as well as rear. It also recently received face unlock feature, which allows users to unlock the device simply by looking at it. Face Unlock has become one of the sought after features among smartphone buyers, and Honor 9 Lite is one of the cheapest devices to offer that convenience.
Last week, Honor introduced a new feature called Ride Mode via over the air update that urges consumers to follow responsible and safe smartphone usage while driving a two wheeler. The feature is being released in a phased manner, and will be enabled on all Honor 9 Lite devices by the end of March.
Honor 9 Lite specifications and price
Honor 9 Lite follows on the design language of other Honor-branded phones with aluminum frame and glass back. The smartphone features a 5.65-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution of 2160×1080 pixels, and 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by company’s own octa-core Kirin 650 CPU coupled with Mali-T830MP2 GPU. The Honor 9 Lite comes in two storage variants – 3GB RAM model with 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage.
The unique selling point of the Honor 9 Lite is the quad camera setup. It features a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual cameras at the front as well as rear. The dual cameras support 1080p video recording and portrait mode feature for shooting images with blurred background.
The connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and 4G LTE with VoLTE calling. The smartphone features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, and runs EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The smartphone is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, and charges via microUSB port. The Honor 9 Lite comes in black, blue, grey colors and is priced at Rs 10,999 for 3GB RAM variant and Rs 14,999 for the 4GB RAM model.