The Huawei Honor 9 Lite smartphone features a 5.65-inch full-HD+ Univisium display and is powered the company’s Kirin 659 SoC.
Huawei Honor 9 Lite smartphone was launched in December 2017. The phone comes with a 5.65-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 428 pixels per inch, and dual cameras on front as well as back. Honor 9 Lite runs EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The company has a history of launching “lite” versions of its premium smartphones with trimmed down specifications and a budget-friendly price tag.
Honor 9 Lite has the HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, an octa-core processor, the Mali-T830 MP2 GPU, 3GB or 4GB of RAM and storage options of 32GB and 64GB. It is worth noting that the onboard storage will be expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.
As far as the cameras are concerned,The main camera on the Huawei Honor 9 Lite is a 13 + 2 MP shooter with Auto Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Mode, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Video Recording. The smartphone also has a Front Facing Camera capable of shooting 13 + 2 MP selfies. Both support 1080p video recording and the rear camera comes with an LED flash along with PDAF support. The dual lenses are equipped with features like PDAF, HDR, digital zoom, panorama 3D Beauty, bokeh effect photography, Smile Capture, Voice Camera, Watermark, Burst Shot and Slow-Motion video shooting. Due to the full screen design of the phone, Honor has decided to place the fingerprint scanner on the backside of the Honor 9 Lite.
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite runs Android 8.0 out-of-the-box and sport a micro-USB port. It is tipped to feature 3.5mm audio jack and measure 7.6mm in thickness. Powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery, which is claimed to offer a standby time of up to 24 hours. It measures 151.00 x 71.90 x 7.60 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 149.00 grams.
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. 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. However, it does not support 4G+ and NFC. Other features available on the phone include Histen 3D audio by Huawei, Read Mode and Dynamic Wallpaper that change automatically according to the time of the day.
The variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage carries a $182 price tag, while the one with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage costs $227. The most expensive model with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage is priced at $273. The handset features 2.5D curved glass panels on its front and rear sides. It comes in color choices like Navy Blue, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall (Black), and Pearl White.
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