Honor 9 Lite Review: Best-in-Class Design at Cost-Effective price

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Honor 9 Lite launch prices start from Rs 10,999

With its recent superlative offerings in the Indian market such as Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i – as a brand Honor is doing a great job to not only compete in a highly price sensitive market – but also excel in delivering wonderful experiences for all economic classes. Honor 9 Lite is an effort in this direction.

The Honor 9 Lite has got the looks of a premium smartphone, it is feature-packed, comes with a great camera system and a wonderful battery support – all this is packed in an extremely affordable price point of INR 10,999.

Key Highlights of Honor 9 Lite

Vibrant 18:9 display

Excellent Design

Superb Front camera

Latest Android

As a brand – Honor is showing a unique caliber to introduce one innovation after another – Honor 9 Lite was introduced in the Indian market on 17 January 2018. It is the second quad-camera smartphone from the house of Honor.

It is important to note that this was the fourth launch coming from Honor – after Honor 9i, Honor 7X and Honor View 10 – all within a span of four months time. All these products are superbly designed and cater to the growing needs of Indian customers.

The Honor 9 Lite undoubtedly is one of the most popular phones under the 15K price bracket right now, thanks to the four camera setup. But it grabs eyeballs because of its sleek glass design that makes it stand out against the competitors.

Honor 9 Lite specs

Weight: 149g

Dimensions:  151 x 71.9 x 7.6mm

Screen size: 5.65 inches

Resolution: 1080 x 2160 (18:9 aspect ratio)

OS: EMUI 8.0 (Android 8.0 Oreo)

Storage: 32GB/64GB

CPU: Kirin 659

RAM: 3GB/4GB

Rear camera: 13MP + 2MP

Front camera: 13MP + 2MP

Battery: 3,000mAh

The price for the Honor 9 Lite in India starts from Rs 10,999 for the 32GB variant while users will have to shell out Rs 14,999 for the 64GB variant.

Design and Display

The glass unibody of this device has ‘premium’ written all over it. This device comes with 5.65-inch Full HD+, 18:9 aspect ratio display.This device follows a similar design philosophy as its predecessor – the Honor 9. It is carrying a similar glass and metal design language that comes coupled with curved edges.

We reviewed the blue variant of the phone which looks absolutely stunning – carries a unique fashion statement and can quickly help you differentiate yourself from the crowd. It comes with a 2.5D curved glass baked on the front and back side, which subtly blends with the curve on the sides. And yes while reviewing this device, we found it extremely handy for one-handed usage.

Overall – when it comes to design – this is a perfect device that one can have without spending too much. It provides you a premium feeling and is a solid competitor to all the other brands available in the Indian market. This device comes with four cam era system that is another big innovation from Honor – it has dual-cameras on the back and front.

When it comes to display – Honor has done a great job in putting together a 5.65-inch display, which has automatically removed extra bezels around the display.

The FullHD+ (2160×1080 pixels) IPS display of this device provides a great overall experience. While reviewing this device, we found it to be vivid and sharp. It packs in 248 pixels per inch in that 18:9 display, powering sharp and distinctive details.

Final Verdict

Offering an amazing combination of looks and features – Honor 9 Lite is an amazing device available in the market today. It is offering great capabilities in the budget smartphone segment of India. This device has got all the potential to overthrow competition and enable Honor to exponentially expand its marketshare in India.


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