Honor first unveiled the Honor 9X and 9X Pro in China in July last year. The company then took the wraps off the smartphones in India this January. As early as February this year, there have been several rumours and leaked details of an upcoming Honor 9X Lite. Honor has now officially unveiled the Honor 9X Lite in Finland. Honor 9X Lite
Honor 9X Lite Specs & Features
The Honor 9X Lite is a lighter version of the 9X models and bears several similarities with the Honor 8X that was released last year. The smartphone packs an expansive 6.5-inch FullView FHD+ display with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. The display adopts a notch design with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio. There is as well a 2.5D curved glass on top to protect the screen from scratches. The Honor 9X Lite is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 710 chipset paired with 4GB of RAM and there is a single 128GB of internal storage listed. The storage can be expanded via a microSD card.
At the rear, the Honor 9X Lite packs a dual-camera setup housed in a rectangular module aligned vertically at the top left corner of the back panel. The rear sensors include a 48MP main sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the device houses a 16MP front camera inside the notch. The 9X Lite has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device.Honor 9X Lite
For interface, the mobile phone runs on Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9. Keeping the lights on is a decent 3750mAh battery with support for 10W charging. The phone comes with a USB Type-C fast-charging port. It utilises dual-SIM slots both accepting only nano-SIM cards. Other features onboard includes dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS + GLONASS. Finally, the Honor 9X Lite comes with a dimension of 160.4×76.6×7.8mm and weighs 175g.
Honor 9X Lite Pricing and Availability
The Honor 9X Lite- will be available in Midnight Black and Emerald Green colour variants. The device is priced at 199 Euros (~$215) and is available on Honor’s Finland website.This will also likely be the price for the entire Europe. Pre-orders for the Finnish market will commence on April 30. Honor is offering buyers who register their purchase before June 30 the Honor Band 5. The Chinese brand is yet to reveal when the phone will be available in other markets.