Honor, the online-only brand of Huawei, on Wednesday launched its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in the Indian market. The company will be offering two versions of the Honor 9 Lite in the country – one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and the other with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. According to Honor India, the smartphone is exclusive to Flipkart.com, which will begin the sales on January 21.
“We are proud to announce that Flipkart will be our exclusive online sale partner for Honor 9 Lite. The young generation is highly conscious of quality and demands superior smartphone experience. And we are proud to say that Flipkart has been our trustworthy partner in our endeavors to provide enriched smartphone experience to our consumers” said P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group, in a statement.
Honor 9 Lite was originally unveiled in China in December last year with Honor 9 Youth Edition branding. The phone sports a 5.65-inch IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio and is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with EM UI 8.0 user interface.
On the imaging front, Honor has packed dual camera setup on both front and back of the phone with 13MP and 2MP sensors. Other Honor 9 Lite specifications include 3000 mAh battery, dual-SIM support, fingerprint sensor and 4G VoLTE support.
Pricing and colours
Honor 9 Lite 3GB version will cost INR 10,999 and the 4GB version will retail at INR 14,999. Flipkart will be running a limited time promotion for the Honor 9 Lite buyers. As a part of this promotion, if the consumers purchase the phone with Citi Bank credit or debit card, they will get a ten percent discount. The smartphone is being offered in Sapphire Blue, Glacier Grey, and Midnight Black colours.
Honor 9 Lite full specifications
- 2.36GHz Huawei Hisilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU
- 5.65-inch IPS screen with 2160x1080p resolution, 2.5D glass
- 3GB / 4GB of RAM, 32GB / 64GB of internal storage, microSD card slot
- 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera with LED flash and 13MP + 2MP dual front camera
- Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with EMUI 8.0
- Dimensions: 151.0mm x 71.9mm x 7.6 mm; Weight: 149 grams
- 3000mAh battery
- 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM support, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2
- Fingerprint sensor