Honor 9 Lite has reached the Western European market weeks after its debut in the Chinese and Indian markes. The new smartphone by Huawei brand Honor will go on sale in Germany, Italy, Spain, France, and the UK with a price tag of EUR 229 (approximately Rs. 18,200). It will come in three colour options, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Glacier Grey, and will go on sale through HiHonor.com. In India, the Honor 9 Lite was launched last month at a starting price of Rs. 10,999.
The smartphone is available in two different variants in India and China - with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage as well as 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. On the other hand, it comes in Europe in just the 3GB RAM configuration. Huawei's Honor is touting Honor 9 Lite as one of its "best-in-class" devices. The smartphone has so far been available in India through five flash sale rounds via Flipkart.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 9 Lite runs Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 and features a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the handset has an octa-core 2.36GHz Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC.
Honor 9 Lite sports dual camera setup on both the front and the back. Both dual camera setups have a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary camera sensor. Also, the rear camera is accompanied by LED flash and PDAF autofocus lens.
For storing content, the Honor 9 Lite in the European markets comes with 32GB onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. The smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light, magnetometer (digital compass), and proximity sensor. Besides, the handset packs a 3000mAh battery that is touted to deliver up to 24 days of standby time on a single charge.