Honor, the sub-brand of Huawei, is all set to unveil its latest smartphone in India. The company will launch the Honor 10 Lite at a launch event in New Delhi. The upcoming device has already launched in the Chinese market so we have some idea about what to expect from the device as far as its specifications and features are concerned. It will also act as the successor to the Honor 9 Lite that the company launched last year.
As reported previously, the company is likely to launch the device as a Flipkart exclusive. Honor is likely to launch the device with up to 6GB RAM, and up to 128GB internal storage. The device will come with HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC along with octa-core CPU while running Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9. It will also come with a 6.21-inch FHD+ display with dewdrop notch while being powered by a 3,400mAh battery.
The device is likely to focus on the front camera hardware so that users can take better selfies. Considering that the launch is set to kick-off in New Delhi and not everyone can attend the event. We will be running a live blog to bring you everything as it happens. Join us to catch everything from the Honor 10 Lite launch event.
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The device will be available for purchase on Flipkart India and hihonor.in, the official Honor India website.
The device will go on sale starting from January 20, 2019, at 12 midnight. The company has also introduced an introductory offer from Reliance Jio for new users.
Honor India has priced the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant at Rs 13,999 and the 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage varaint at Rs 17,999.
The company has made some changes in the OS so that it can suit Indian users better.
EMUI 9 also comes with gesture-based navigation. The company has also added a system-level digital wellbeing feature in the system.
The company has also launched HiVision, a new Google Lens-like feautre.
Honor is currently comparing the EMUI 9 update with EMUI 8.
Honor 10 Lite also comes with Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9.0.
Honor has also added GPU Turbo 2.0 to improve gaming.
The company has just announced that the Honor 10 Lite comes with 12nm manufacturing-based HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC.
The company is sharing some camera samples taken from the Honor 10 Lite on the stage.
Similar to the front camera, the back camera also comes with a number of AI modes.
The back of the device comes with a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor for depth mapping.
The company is currently explaining all the different camera modes that come on the software side in the Honor 10 Lite.
Honor 10 Lite comes with a 24-megapixel camera sensor on the front along with AI smarts.
Honor has gone with a 3D-curved design on the back along with a gradient finish. The company will launch the device in Sapphire Blue, Sky Blue, and Midnight Black colors.
The device will come with a dewdrop style notch along with a 6.21-inch display.
The company is talking about the new innovations that it has introduced in its devices.
Honor is now talking about all the devices that it has launched in the Indian market.
The company is now showing a promo video of the upcoming smartphone to generate some hype.
The event has finally started after a delay of about 30 minutes.
People are settling down at the venue.
It looks like the event may start at 12 noon after all.
In the meantime, users can read the first impressions of the Honor 10 Lite that we posted a week back.
We are still waiting on the launch event to kick off.
Honor seems to be working on getting things in line to start the event. We are expecting a delay of about 5-10 minutes.
It looks like there is some delay before things can start.
We are about 5 minutes away from the start of the launch event.
The device will be powered by HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC along with octa-core CPU. As mentioned previously, the device is likely to launch with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage.
The front camera of the device will sport a 24-megapixel sensor along with AI-powered software.
The company has focused on the camera hardware in the front of the device while claiming that Honor 10 Lite will be selfie-centric.
The company has already launched the device in the Chinese market so we are aware of the design and the specifications.
The event is scheduled to start at 11:30 AM so we are just waiting for things to settle down.
Honor India is all set to launch its latest smartphone, the Honor 10 Lite in India.
- Published Date: January 15, 2019 11:09 AM IST