Honor 8 Lite has been officially launched in India. The smartphone was first announced in Finland and then in China back in February this year. Lets take a look at the specifications, features and pricing of the phone below.
Honor 8 Lite Specifications
The Honor 8 Lite features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display, that is powered by an octa-core Kirin 655 (Quad 2.1GHz + Quad 1.7GHz) 16nm processor along with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded further up to 128GB by adding a microSD card. The device runs on EMUI 5.0 based on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
The Honor 8 Lite rocks a 12 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash. On the front, there is a 8 megapixel front-facing camera for clicking selfies and making video calls. It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD card), a 3.5 mm audio jack, HiSilicon Hi6402 24-bit DAC and Smart PA amplifier. It has an aircraft grade aluminium alloy body and features a fingerprint sensor at the back. The phone is 7.6mm thick and weighs 147 grams.
The Honor 8 Lite includes 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and GPS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3000mAh battery under the hood.
The Honor 8 Lite is priced at Rs. 17,999 and has already gone on sale via all Honor partner stores across the country. The phone is currently available in Premium Black color but a Blue color variant will also be introduced by the end of this month. Huawei is also offering 15 month service warranty along with Honour’s door pick-up and drop after sale service.
Commenting on this launch, P Sanjeev, Vice President – Sales, Huawei India Consumer Business Group, said:
“The Honor 8 Lite is set to revolutionize the sub-20K segment. This phone is ideal for consumers looking for a power packed phone with stunning design. The 8 Lite is a refreshing change from the current selfie offing that run on outdated chipsets; and provides users a device that is awe-inspiring both in looks and performance. Running on powerful Kirin 655 octa-core chipset backed by a 4GB RAM+64GB ROM, running on the latest Android Nougat, the Honor 8 Lite, is the best smartphone choice for consumers.
We and our channel partners are very excited to launch this product and are sure that the Indian offline consumer will fall in love on their first glance at the all new Honor 8 Lite.”