Huawei sub-brand Honor has today announced the launch of the Honor 20 Lite smartphone in China, as expected. The smartphone comes with a Kirin 710F processor and 48-megapixel triple cameras for a starting price of 1,399 Yuan (approx. Rs 14,000).
Honor 20 Lite features a 6.3-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels, waterdrop notch, DCI-P3 wide colour gamut support and an always-on display function. The phone comes inside a glass body sandwiched with a metal frame on the sides. It’s available Icelandic Fantasy, Blue Water Jade and Magic Night Black colours.
The phone is powered by an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 810 7nm processor with Mali-G52 MP6 GPU, 4GB/6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage. The device will come with expandable memory through a microSD card to up to 256GB.
For optics, the Honor 20 Lite equips a triple camera setup at the back comprising of a 48-megapixel primary camera with f/.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There’s a 16-megapixel AI selfie camera on the front inside the waterdrop notch. The camera supports super night scene mode, AI scene recognition and portrait mode.
Honor 20 Lite runs on Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1 and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with 22.5W rapid charging. Connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, Dual 4G VoLTE, USB Type-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and GPS. The phone has an in-screen fingerprint reader and double face recognition feature for authentication. The phone measures 157.2 x 73.2 x 7.65mm and weighs 172.5 grams.
The Honor 20 Lite is available at 1,399 Yuan (approx. Rs 14,000) for the base 4GB+64GB model. The 6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB and 8GB+128GB versions can be purchased for 1,499 Yuan (approx. Rs 15,000), 1,699 Yuan (approx. Rs 17,000) and 1,899 Yuan (approx. Rs 19,000) respectively.