Honor has already announced that it will bring a new quad camera smartphone soon in the Indian market which will be none other Honor 9 Lite. Now the company has announced that Honor 9 Lite will be exclusive to Flipkart.
“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.
Ayyappan. R- Senior Director, Smartphones at Flipkart said “Flipkart & Honor partnership has grown noteworthy especially after the successful launch of Honor 9i and has already set high standards. With the new upcoming Flipkart exclusive launch of Honor 9 Lite smartphone which is positioned on beauty & design along with flagship quad cameras the Flipkart – Honor partnership will further set new heights in the e-commerce market in India. Being the destination for smartphones online, this association is a step further the choices for our customers and offer them the latest technology at affordable price points.
To recall, the smartphone was launched in China in December last year. The major highlight of the smartphone is the four cameras and bezel-less 18:9 display.The smartphone comes with a price tag of 1,199 Yuan (approx. Rs 11,667) for 3GB RAM + 32GB storage option, the 4GB RAM + 32GB of storage is priced at 1,499 Yuan (approx. Rs 14,586) and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage is priced at 1,799 Yuan (approx. Rs 17,506). However, it is not known, which configuration the company will bring for the Indian market.
Coming to the specifications, the Honor 9 Lite features a 5.65-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and it bears an aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is powered by company’s in-house HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, which is present in Honor 9i, Huawei Enjoy 7s and Honor 7X among others.
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The phone is backed by a 3GB and 4GB of RAM along with 32GB and 64GB of internal storage. The memory can be further expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card slot. On the camera front, the phone features dual cameras on the back and front. The phones come with a 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary sensor on both rear and front panels. The sensors are equipped with PDAF, 3D beauty, bokeh effect and more.
The Honor 9 Lite is backed by a 3000mAh battery and it runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo, which is based on EMUI 8.0. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back panel and on the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, dual-SIM, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, dual-SIM and micro USB port. The phone measures 151 mm × 71.9 mm × 7.60 mm and weighs 149 grams.