Honor 8 Lite with 5.2-inch 1080p display, Android 7.0, fingerprint sensor announced

Huawei has announced it’s latest Honor brand smartphone – Honor 8 Lite. It is the cheaper version of last year’s flagship Honor 8. Honor 8 Lite is packed with Android 7.0 and EMUI 5.0 interface out of the box. Just as the Honor and 8, Honor 8 Lite phone adorns both sides of the edges of the curved glass surface. The phone carries a 8  2.5D curved glass display. Although it has the same display size, but it is a bit bigger and weighs slightly less than the Honor 8.

Honor 8 Lite is powered by a Octa-core Kirin 655 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card. Honor 8 Lite is a dual-SIM smartphone, it also has a fingerprint sensor on the glass back. The phone packs a 3000mAh battery .

On the camera specifications, Honor 8 Lite has a 12-megapixel single rear camera instead of dual 12-megapixel rear cameras on the Honor 8. There is also an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for selfies. It has a wide range of imaging features allows you grab high-quality photos and videos in any situation.

Honor 8 Lite Specifications

  • Display: 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Processor: Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • Rear Camera: 12MP camera with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera
  • Dimensions: 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6mm
  • Weight: 147g
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Accelerometer
  • Other Features: micro USB v2.0, USB OTG support, 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • Battery: 3,000mAh removable battery
  • Colors: Gold, Blue, Black and White
Price and Availability

Honor 8 Lite is priced at 269 Euros (approx. US$ 290 / Rs. 19,600). It is currently introduced in Finland where it is now available for purchase. There is no information yet for global pricing and availability of the Honor 8 Lite.


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