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Huawei Mate 9 Lite

  • Processor: Kirin 655 Octa-Core ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm
  • RAM: 3GB RAM /4GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB /64GB
  • Display: 5.5-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Camera: 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel / 8-megapixel
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.3
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Software 8 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Value For Money 8 / 10

Huawei Mate 9 Lite is a new device from Huawei which got launched last month. It is available in Gold, Grey and Silver color variants. It’s pricing and availability is not yet announced.

Display and Design

The Huawei Mate 9 Lite comes with 5.5-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display. It has display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device dimensions are 150 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm and it weighs 162 grams. It boasts a unibody metal design.

Hardware and Software

The Huawei Mate 9 Lite runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system EMUI 4.1 on top of it. It inbuilts an Octa-Core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU. It comes in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage.

Camera

As far as camera is concerned, it packs a dual camera 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. An 8-megapixel front camera is there for selfies. The primary camera is capable of the 1080p@30fps of HD video recording. It include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto focus, LED flash.

Battery and Sensor

The Huawei Mate 9 Lite is consists of 3340 mAh battery. Sensors on the phone are include  fingerprint scanner, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • WiFi 802.11 ac
  • GPS
  • 3G and 4G LTE

Huawei Mate 9 Lite - Specs

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    150 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight
    162 grams
  • Colors
    Gold, Grey and Silver

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    full HD
  • Size
    5.5-inch
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    2.5D curved glass

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Kirin 655 (Octa-Core ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-Core ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali T830-MP2
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3GB RAM /4GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32GB /64GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    fingerprint scanner, Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    EMUI 4.1

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    12-megapixel + 2-megapixel
  • Video
    1080p@30fps
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto focus, LED flash.
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash
  • Secondary
    8-megapixel

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3340 mAh battery
  • Placement
    Non-removable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    4.1
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    802.11 ac
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    Yes
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack

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