Can Honor 9 Lite Dethrone Xiaomi's Budget Smartphones?

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Can Honor 9 Lite Dethrone Xiaomi's Budget Smartphones?

On this episode, we talk about the Honor 9 Lite — an aggressively priced budget smartphone made by Chinese manufacturer Huawei. Android experts Aditya Shenoy and Roydon Cerejo join host Pranay Parab to talk about the phone and whether it can take on the competition in this segment. We begin the podcast by talking about the build quality of the Honor 9 Lite. Since this is a budget smartphone, many of us were concerned about its look and feel. This is the part where we describe how the phone looks and how durable it feels. 

Next up, we mention the different variants of the Honor 9 Lite and how much each of them costs. We look at Honor's pricing strategy and compare and contrast it against that of the competition. We talk about the all-screen design of the phone and the display quality as well. We compare this phone against other phones with thin bezels as well. Then we talk about other devices under the Honor brand and Huawei's aggressive pricing strategy comes into the discussion. We start talking about the pricing of various Honor phones and how they fare against the competition. 

Finally, we talk about the software on the Honor 9 Lite. Here we mention Android 8.0 Oreo and Huawei's Emotion UI, which is based on Google's OS. We mention our experience with the phone, which includes thoughts on its camera, battery life, and overall performance.

That's all for this week's episode of Orbital, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, or just hit the play button below.


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