Huawei’s online subbrand, honor, has unleashed its new mid-range, Honor 9 Lite, in India. The phone is, basically, a younger sibling of Honor’s 9i that was launched last year.

Just like its elder brother, the Honor 9 Lite flaunts a near bezel-less 18:9 display and sports dual-cameras, both at the front and rear. Another major highlight of the phone is its compact glass and metal body

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Honor 9 Lite Features

As for the specification, the ‘Lite’ version Honor 9i comes with a 5.66-inch full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixel) resolution. Under the hood, the Honor 9 Lite is powered by 2.3GHz octa-core Kirin 659 processor. The phone comes in two variants: one with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage, while the second will feature 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage.

At the software front, the dual-sim Honor 9 Lite runs on company’s latest EMUI 8.0 on top of Android Oreo. The fingerprint sensor is on the rear panel of the phone.

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For shutterbugs, the Honor 9 Lite boasts 13MP sensor combined with an extra 2MP sensor on both front and the back. As is the case with Honor’s devices, the added sensor is for the depth information and low-light photography. Other features of the cameras include bokeh mode, PDAF and flash.

The Honor 9 Lite has a battery capacity of 3000mAh, while other features include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, and Bluetooth.

Honor 9 Lite Price and Availability

The Honor 9 Lite is a Flipkart exclusive. The 3GB +32GB variant of the Honor 9 Lite is priced at Rs 10,999 while the top variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB retails at Rs 14,999. It will be available starting January 21.

Honor 9 Lite vs Honor 9i Specs Comparison

Model Honor 9 Lite Honor 9i
Display 5.66-inch Full HD+ full vision display 5.9-inch Full HD+ full vision display
Processor Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor
RAM 3GB/4GB 4GB
Internal Storage 32GB/64GB, expandable up to 128GB 64GB, expandable up to 256GB
Software Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0 Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1
Primary Camera 13MP + 2MP sensor with dual-tone LED, CMOS sensor, PDAF, and digital zoom 16MP + 2MP sensor with dual-tone LED, CMOS sensor, PDAF, and digital zoom
Secondary Camera 13MP+2MP soft LED flash 13MP+2MP soft LED flash
Dimensions 151 × 71.9 × 7.6mm; Weight: 149g 156.2 × 75.2 × 7.5mm; Weight: 164g
Battery 3000mAh battery 3340mAh battery
Others 4G VoLTE support, dual-sim, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, a 3.5mm audio jack, and other standard features 4G VoLTE support, hybrid dual-sim, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, a 3.5mm audio jack, and other standard features
Price Rs. 10,999/Rs. 14,999 Rs. 17,999

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