Honor 8 Lite with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, Android 7.0, 4G VoLTE launched in India for Rs. 17999

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Huawei’s Honor brand just launched Honor 8 Lite, its latest smartphone in the Honor series in India. It packs a 5.2-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display, is powered Kirin 655 processor with with i5 coprocessor, runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.0, has a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

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It has fingerprint sensor on the glass back, brushed metal finish on the sides and has a 7.6mm slim body.

Honor 8 Lite specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.25um pixel size, BSI CMOS sensor
  • 8MP front-facing camera, 77° wide-angle lens
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6mm;Weight: 147g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

The Honor 8 Lite is priced at Rs. 17,999 and will be available through all Honor partner stores offline across India starting tomorrow, May 12th. It will be available in Premium Black color initially, followed up by blue color later this month. It comes with 15 month service warranty along with Honor’s door pick-up and drop after sale facilities.

Commenting on the 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 The 8 Lite is a refreshing change from the current selfie offing that run on outdated chipsets; and provides users a device that is awe-inspiring both in looks and performance.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.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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