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Honor 8 Lite launched in India through offline channels

Honor 8 Lite launched in India through offline channels

As speculated, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has launched a new phone in India- the Honor 8 Lite. Under the hood, there's a 64-bit 2.1GHz octa-core Hi-Silicon Kirin 655 chipset, accompanied by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

The Honor 8 Lite, which is already available in Europe, has now arrived in Asia. Details of its pricing and availability have not been announced yet, but we do know that it will come in black and blue color options. "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".

Honor 8 Lite comes 12 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash. One of the big highlights of the Honor 8 Lite, as mentioned, is that it runs on EMUI 5.0, based on Android 7.0 Nougat, out-of-the-box. There are 2.5D curved edge glass panels on the back and front with a metal frame sandwiched between them that appears to run around the edges.

If you feel that the onboard storage is not good enough for your requirements, you can always expand the storage up to 128GB with the help of a microSD card. The smartphone will be available in a Premium Black color initially, which will be followed by the Blue color later in coming months.

On the specification front, the smartphone sports 5.2-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass protection.

With its Wifi Bridge feature, Honor 8 Lite can be used to connect up to four devices. This phone supports Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD) and also incorporate fingerprint sensor.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. P Sanjeev, Vice President- Sales, Huawei India Consumer Business Group said "The Honor 8 Lite is set to revolutionise the sub-20K segment".

It is equipped with a 12MP rear camera, while an 8MP front facing selfie camera as well with a 77-degree wide-angle lens. Connectivity specs include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and 4G LTE. A 3000mAh battery completes the package. The handset measures 147.2 x 72.94 x 7.6 mm and weighs 147 grams.