Honor 9 Lite launch confirmed in India; January 17 set as the date

15 January 2018, 05:41 PM
Honor 9 Lite launch date confirmed!! (Source: Honor.com)
Honor 9 Lite launch date confirmed!! (Source: Honor.com)

Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor, is all set to launch its new smartphone on January 17 in India. The smartphone, named Honor 9 Lite, will be a Flipkart exclusive.

This will be the second smartphone launched by the company which will have four cameras. The global launch of the Honor 9 Lite was in December 2017.

The Honor 9 Lite sports a 5.65-inch FullHD+ IPS display screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 428ppi.

Powered by Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core SoC, the Honor 9 Lite runs on EMUI 8.0, based on Android 8.0 Oreo.

The smartphone will come in two storage variants, one with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory storage and the other with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory, both expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card.

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The 3 GB variant is priced roughly at Rs 15,600 while the 4 GB variant is priced roughly at Rs 17,500.

The dual-SIM Honor 9 Lite features dual camera setup on both front and back ends. Both the front and the rear end cameras have 13-mp + 2-mp lens. The rear camera features PDAF autofocus and LED flash.

The company took to Twitter on Sunday and shared a teaser of the Honor 9 Lite with its audience. It tweeted, "#Honor9Lite is all set to make a grand entry! Get ready to welcome the newest member in the #Honor family & get notified on @Flipkart . #MaxYourBeauty"

Powered by a 3000 mAH battery, the smartphone has a smart charging technology that charges up the phone in 2 hours 20 minutes to 100 per cent. The connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB with OTG support.

Sensors on the device include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, and proximity sensor.

Honor India shared another teaser of the smartphone which confirmed the launch date of the phone and gave the audience an elegant look. "We asked Delhiites to put the #Honor9Lite to test & they simply loved the elegant & feature-packed smartphone! Get ready to #MaxYourBeauty with #Honor9Lite launching on 17th January!", it tweeted.

First Published: Monday, January 15, 2018 05:25 PM
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