The Honor series of Huawei is considered to be youth-centric brand with mid-range specs and affordable price tags. The Chinese tech giant has officially announced in an event held in London to bring the latest Honor 9 Lite to the European market after its successful launch in China and India. Earlier, it was Honor 7X that made its way to Europe in December last year with its edge-to-edge display and dual camera setup.

Honor 9 Lite Features

The Lite variant of Honor 9 is the mid-range device equipped with 5.65-inch IPS panel surrounded by minimal bezels having 18:9 aspect ratio. The device sports dual SIM and runs on EMUI 8.0 based on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS.

The embedded 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor ensures high performance of the smartphone. Moreover, the phone comes either with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage option or 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. The storage may be extended up to 256GB by using a dedicated microSD card slot.

Furthermore, Honor 9 Lite features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and a decent 3,000 mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.


The Honor 9 Lite comes with quad camera setup; dual lens for rear as well as front side. User won’t need to feel a tinge of jealous whichever of the two to choose from. Both have the same sensors, one 13 megapixel and one 2 megapixel, both RGB though the latter is for depth sensing.

Honor 9 Lite Pricing for European Market

The Honor 9 Lite has been offered for sale in the will go on sale in the UK, Germany, Italy, France and Spain for roughly $270 via Honor’s online store. In China, the Honor 9 Lite is considered as “the best budget phone with stunning design and remarkable photography functions.”

Overall, the Honor 9 Lite is an impressive offering considering its reasonable price-tag. Would you like to go for it?