Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is all set to add another member to its series with the launch of Honor 8 Lite smartphone in India on May 11. The smartphone is expected to come with a price tag ranging from Rs 17,000 to 19,000, however, there is no information whether it will be available for the online or offline sales channel.
The device is basically a Lite version of the much-acclaimed Honor 8, which was launched last year, with a price tag of Rs 29,999.
As far as specifications are concerned, the Honor 8 Lite features a 5.2 inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by a (2.1 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Octa Core Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor, along with ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. The smartphone comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expandable up to 128GB via microSC card.
On the camera front, the smartphone has 12-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and an 8-megapixel selfie camera with 77-degree wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture. The camera features include Auto Focus, Continuous Shooting, Digital Zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch Focus, Face Detection, White balance setting, ISO settings, Exposure Compensation, Scene Mode, 1.25 um Pixel Size Sensor, and PDAF.
The Honor 8 Lite runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system which is wrapped under EMUI 5.0 Lite. The device gets its strength from a 3000mAh Li-Polymer non-removable battery, which claims to offer up to 21 hours of talk time and up to 627 hours of standby time on a 3G network. The smartphone also houses a fingerprint scanner, which sits on its back panel and claims to unlock the phone in just 0.03 seconds. Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wifi-802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, a microUSB port, Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor and Geomagnetic Sensor. The handset measures 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm and weighs 147 grams.