Huawei's Honor brand has launched its all-new Honor 8 Lite smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs 17,999.
The phone is equipped with the powerful Kirin 655 Octa-Core CPU, 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, and 16GB (expandable up to 128GB). The company has started teasing Honor 8 Lite's launch since over a week now and is expected to be priced below Rs. 20,000. The device will be available in black and blue color variants. With the latest EMUI, the Honor 8 Lite can be used as a WIFI ROUTER that lets you connect up to four devices and share the available WIFI connection with a feature called Wifi Bridge. As the name itself suggests, the device is a smaller variant of the popular Honor 8, which has a dual camera at the back.
Honor 8 Lite ships with Android 7.0 (Nougat) with the company's EMUI 5.0 skin on top, the first from Honor with this update. But to give it a premium look, the phone has a metal frame and a glass back. It has 64GB of internal storage, which you can further expand as well via a microSD card. The smartphone has been launched in India in Premium Black and Blue colour options. On the front is an 8-megapixel selfie camera, which boasts a 77 degree wide angle lens, coupled with an upgraded selfie mode. This phone supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD) and also incorporate fingerprint sensor. For those unaware, the original Honor flagship came with two 12MP rear shooters out of which one captured images in monochrome and the other in RGB.
Processor: The Honor 8 Lite is powered by a 2.1GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor clubbed with Mali-T830MP2 GPU.
The Honor 8 Lite features a 12-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash. This phone is ideal for consumers looking for a power packed phone with stunning design, " said P Sanjeev, Vice President (Sales), Huawei India Consumer Business Group. Connectivity specs include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and 4G LTE. Honor 8 Lite also packs a 3000mAh battery. The handset measures 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm and weighs 147 grams.