Last month, we have reported that Honor 8 Lite smartphone was found listed as coming soon on one of the Indian online retailer ‘OnlyMobiles’ with detailed specification and pricing. Now P. Sanjeev, Vice President – Sales, Huawei & Honor Consumer products, has tweeted a teaser of the said smartphone with tag line “#Honor8lite coming soon!”
The teaser reads “Honor 8 Lite, Coming soon, Pre-book Now.” However, there is no information availableregarding its pricing, exact release date and from where it can be pre-booked.
As per earlier report from IANS, Honor 8 Lite is expected to be made available in India on May 10.
As per earlier listing on OnlyMobiles, the Honor 8 Lite is priced at Rs 17,999 and comes in four different colour options: Black, Blue, White and Gold.
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.