Honor 8 Lite with Android 7.0 Nougat launched, ditches dual-rear camera

Honor 8 Lite a cheaper variant of the flagship Honor 8 comes for a price of around Rs. 19,600

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Highlights

    • Honor 8 Lite launched in Finland.
    • The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.
    • It features a 5.2-inch full HD display.

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor today launched its new smartphone Honor 8 Lite in Finland. The smartphone is a cheaper variant of the flagship smartphone Honor 8 which was launched in July last year.

The Honor 8 Lite, priced at EUR 269 (approximately Rs. 19,600), is already available for pre-order in Finland and Sweden. The sales will kick off in Sweden on February 14, and February 17 in Finland.

The phone comes with a 5.2-inch full HD LTPS (1080p) display. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. The Honor 8 Lite also features microSD support which is expandable up to 128GB.

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In terms of design, the Honor 8 Lite looks identical to the flagship Honor 8 smartphone. It features a glass body with a metal frame. However, the company has ditched the dual 12-megapixel rear camera setup which is available in the Honor 8. The Honor 8 Lite sports a single primary camera with a 12-megapixel sensor and an f/2.2 aperture. The device also houses a an 8-megapixel selfie camera.

The phone has a fingerprint sensor embedded on the rear panel of the device. The Honor 8 Lite is equipped with a 3000mAh battery and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with Huawei’s EMUI 5.0 UI layered on top of it.

The phone is initially available in Black and White colour variants. The Gold version of the Honor 8 Lite will be available by the end of February, while a Blue coloured variant will hit the shelves in March.

Huawei, however, has not shared any information on the availability of its new Honor 8 Lite in the global markets.