Honor 9 Lite, the latest smartphone by Huawei brand Honor, will now come in a Grey colour variant. The new model of the handset, that was launched in India last month, will be available in the country via Flipkart next Tuesday. The 'Glacier Grey' variant of the Honor 9 Lite will be sold by the e-commerce website, alongside Midnight Black and Sapphire Blue colour variants, with the flash sale starting at 12pm IST on February 6.
The Honor 9 Lite, according to the company, has experienced an overwhelming demand, during the earlier flash sales on Flipkart. This will be the fifth flash sale for the smartphone. Honor had claimed that the smartphone had gone out of stock within six minutes of its first flash sale in the country.
"Honor registered a 3X growth in Q4 of 2017 as compared to Q4 of 2016 owing to our best seller devices and we are confident to continue to momentum with best in class products like Honor 9 Lite. With this grey variant in the market, we hope to not only expand the Honor 9 Lite portfolio but also continue the winning streak," said P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group, in a statement.
In India, the Honor 9 Lite has been priced at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant. Meanwhile, the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant will is available at Rs. 14,999. At the moment, Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card are entitled to receive a 5 percent discount.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 9 Lite runs EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. the smartphone sports a 5.65-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kiri 659 SoC.
The Honor 9 Lite comes with four camera sensors. It has a dual camera setup both on the front and back sides, with 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary camera sensors alongside a rear-facing LED flash and PDAF autofocus system.
The storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB with OTG support, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Honor 9 Lite packs an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer (digital compass), and proximity sensor. The handset is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery that is touted to deliver a talk time of up to 20 hours on a 3G network. In terms of dimension, the smartphone measures 151x71.9x7.6mm and weighs 149 grams.