2018, The Huawei launched its new budget smartphone that is Huawei Honor 9 Lite on the market. The phone comes with the Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Glacier Gray, Navy, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall, and Pearl White colours variants. It has a price tag of 139EUR (roughly Rs. 10,999).
Display and Design
The Huawei Honor 9 Lite comes with the 5.65 inches, 82.0 cm2 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display. It has a display resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels with the pixel density of 428 ppi. The phone has a dimension of 151 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm (5.94 x 2.83 x 0.30 in) with the weight of 149 g (5.26 oz). The smartphone is a Hybrid Dual SIM device which accepts a Nano SIM. The phone design with Front/back glass with aluminium frame body.
Software and Hardware
The smartphone runs on the EMUI 8.0 user interface based on the Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system. The phone is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset and Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) processor. It has a spot of Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. The phone has two variants are:
- 4 GB of RAM with 64 GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256 GB via Micro SD card.
- 3 GB/4 GB RAM with 32 GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256 GB via Micro SD card.
Camera and Battery
In-camera section, the Huawei Honor 9 Lite packs a Dual 13 MP + 2 MP primary camera and Dual 13 MP + 2 MP front camera for shooter selfies and video calls. The primary camera is capable of 1080p@30fps video recording. It includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, phase detection autofocus, and LED flash. The phone has a powerhouse of Li-Po 3000 mAh capacity with the Non-removable battery.
Sensors and Connectivity
Sensors list on the Huawei Honor 9 Lite are:
- Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted),
- Accelerometer sensor,
- Proximity sensor, and
- Compass sensor.
Some connectivity options have included:
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot,
- Bluetooth- 4.2, A2DP, LE,
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, and
- USB- micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go