Huawei unveils Honor 9 Lite with four cameras and Android 8.0 Oreo

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Huawei sub-brand Honor has unveiled a new phone in China featuring four cameras. The handset in question is Honor 9 Lite, a younger sibling of the company’s flagship Honor 9. Some of the main highlights of the latest Honor phone includes a dual rear camera and dual front camera for selfies and video calls.

In addition to this, Honor 9 Lite sports a 18:9 IPS screen with thin bezels. Honor 9 Lite price starts in China at 1119 Yuan (approximately Rs 11,700) and goes up to 1799 Yuan (approximately Rs 17,900).

The dual-SIM handset comes in several memory configurations: 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. Inside is Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 quad-core SoC. Furthermore, it runs Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 on top.


Up front, there’s 2160 x 1080 FHD+ resolution stretched across a 5.65-inch panel, resulting in 428 ppi pixel density. As for photography, Honor 9 Lite carries a 13MP+2MP dual camera with PDAF and LED flash. There’s another 13MP+2MP combination at the front for selfies.

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The standard set of connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, microUSB 2.0 with OTG support and 3.5mm audio jack. Honor 9 Lite bears a 3300mAh battery that’s claimed to deliver full charge in less than two and a half hours.

Design-wise, Honor 9 Lite flaunts a glass and sandwich unibody measuring 7.6mm thickness and weighs 149g.

Soon after it goes on sale in China starting December 26, Honor 9 Lite will reportedly go on sale in 14 other countries including India, the U.K. and Russia.