Huawei Outs Honor 9 Lite

Will this find its way here?

Huawei’s not letting up on new phone releases, at least for its Honor sub-brand. The company recently announced the Honor 9 Lite, also known as the Honor 9 Youth Edition.

Honor 9 Lite/Honor 9 Youth

  • 2.36GHz octa-core Kirin 659 processor
  • 3GB/4GB of RAM
  • 5.65-inch full HD+ IPS display, 2160 x 1080 resolution
  • 32GB/64GB of expandable storage
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with 2-megapixel secondary cam
  • 13-megapixel front camera with 2-megapixel secondary cam
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, LTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, Fingerprint sensor
  • Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0
  • 3000mAh battery

The new phone has a lot in common with the company’s new mid-range smartphone, the Nova 2i, as the Honor 9 Lite has quad-cameras (two in front, two in the rear) as well as a Kirin 659 chipset and an 18:9 display. 

The panel is 5.65 inches and the phone has a full HD+ resolution display. The phone comes in different variants, primarily a 3GB/32GB storage variant, with a pricier 4GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB variant that’s slightly more.

Speaking of prices, the Honor 9 Lite starts at RMB 1,199 (Php 9K) for the 3GB/32GB version, while the 4GB/32GB version is priced at RMB 1,499 (Php 11.5K). The top of the line 4GB/64GB model is priced at RMB 1,799 (Php 13.7K). 

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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