Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is set to launch another smartphone with four cameras later this month in India. Company has already launched Honor 9i with the same highlight of quad cameras. Chinese mobile maker does not reveal anything about the device specifications, device name and price except hinting on dual cameras on rear panel as well as front panel. As per our speculations, it might be the Honor 9 Lite which was unveiled in China back in December, 2017 and hit stores in the same month.
This is not the first smartphone in India with on-board four cameras as Huawei already introduced Honor 9i (claimed as first phone with Quad cameras; 2 on back and 2 on front, by the company) with a price tag of Rs.17,999 in India. Now they are ready with another offering of four camera smartphone, as company issued an statement sharing the news;
“The next smartphone is tailor-made for the selfie lovers with dual front cameras.”
As per our expectations, it will be Honor 9 Lite smartphone that was launched in China last month and company promised to launch the same handset in 14 countries including India, Russia, UK. Looking like that India has been chosen as opener of global launch by the makers.
Getting into features of handset, Honor 9 Lite runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and EMUI 8.0 on the top. It is powered by in-house Hisilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor where four cores are clocked at 2.36GHz and other four at 1.7GHz CPU speed. Smartphone sports a 5.65 inch FHD+ display with trending 18:9 aspect ratio. Display has 2160 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 428 PPI pixel density. In terms of cameras, it features a dual rear camera as well as a dual front camera. Dual rear camera setup has 13 mega-pixel camera lens along with 2 mega-pixel supporting lens while front dual camera setup has the same configurations.
The Honor 9 Lite is presented in three variants in China and might have the same variants in India as well. First variant is combination of 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage priced at CNY 1199 and roughly translates to Rs.11,999 in India. Second variant, combination of 4GB RAM and 32GB internal memory bears a price tag of CNY 1499 (approx Rs.14,999 in India). Third variant of 4GB RAM and souped up storage of 64GB might cost around Rs.17,999 in India.
Honor 9 Lite is powered by a 3000mAH battery that promises up to 20 hours of talk time and takes around 2 hours to fully charge to the battery capacity. It comes with all the necessary supporting features like 3.5mm audio jack, USB OTG, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS and VoLTE support.