As we reported earlier, Honor is set to unveil a new mid-range smartphone Honor 9 Lite in India. This new smartphone is the lite variant of Honor 9 and comes with two popular features i.e. 18:9 Display and dual cameras at the front for selfies. The phone also comes with dual camera module at the rear making a total of four cameras on the phone. The official launch event is scheduled for January 17 in New Delhi India.

Honor 9 Launch - Honor 9 Lite with 18:9 Display, Quad Cameras to launch on January 17 in IndiaHonor 9 Lite will be going to be a Flipkart exclusive device as visible from some of the social media messages from the official Honor India handle.

Honor 9 Lite flipkart - Honor 9 Lite with 18:9 Display, Quad Cameras to launch on January 17 in India

Earlier (Jan 8, 2018)

Honor 9 Lite with 18:9 Display, Quad Cameras coming to India later this month

Honor, the subsidiary e-brand of Huawei is set to launch a new smartphone later this month i.e. the Honor 9 Lite which is a more affordable variant of the Honor 9. Honor 9 Lite is also known as Honor 9 Youth edition which is available in China. Honor 9 Lite (Honor 9 Youth edition ) was just three unveiled a few weeks back on December 21 in China.

Honor 9 Lite Youth Edition - Honor 9 Lite with 18:9 Display, Quad Cameras to launch on January 17 in IndiaHonor 9 Lite features a 5.65-inch full HD+ full-screen 18:9 display, powered by Huawei mid-range Kirin 659 processor along with 3GB / 4GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB / 64GB of internal storage and runs on Android 8.0 (Oreo) based operating system with EMUI 8.0 on top. It sports 13MP front and rear cameras along with a secondary 2MP secondary camera sensor to capture depth. It comes with metal frame and glass back with the fingerprint sensor on the back. The phone is backed by a 3000mAh battery.

Honor 9 Youth - Honor 9 Lite with 18:9 Display, Quad Cameras to launch on January 17 in India

Honor 9 Lite specifications

  • Display: 5.65-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • CPU: Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor with MaliT830-MP2 GPU
  • RAM: 3GB / 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB / 64GB, expandable  up to 256GB with microSD
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0
  • Misc: Hybrid Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor
  • Main Camera: 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, secondary 2MP camera, PDAF
  • Front Camera: 13MP front-facing camera, secondary 2MP camera
  • Dimensions: 151× 71.9 × 7.6mm
  • Weight: 149g
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / GLONASS
  • Battery: 3000mAh

Honor 9 Lite (Youth Edition) is priced at 1199 yuan (US$ 185 / Rs. 12,000) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage version and 1499 yuan (US$ 230 / Rs. 15,000) for the 4GB RAM + 32GB storage version. We can expect pricing on the similar lines when it gets official in India later this month. Stay tuned at Androidpure and we will keep you updated.

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