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Huawei launched an affordable Honor 9, called the Honor 9 Lite

Huawei launched an affordable Honor 9, called the Honor 9 Lite

Connectivity options on the Honor 9 Lite include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro-USB with OTG support.

Honor 9 Lite will compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi 5, LGQ6, Gionee A1 Lite, etc., in the mid-range smartphone category. The middle model will have a CNY1,499 ($227) price tag while the most powerful variant will cost CNY1,799 ($273).

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The Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition comes with a 5.65 inch display that has a Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio.

As far as the availability is concerned, the handset is set to hit the retail shelves in China on December 26 followed by India, Russia, and the United Kingdom in the coming months.

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Furthermore, the phone runs on an Android 8.0 Oreo Operating System with on the top EMUI 8.0, which is company's own Oreo based skin for the Huawei smartphones. The smartphone is powered by company's in-house HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor, which is present in Honor 9i, Huawei Enjoy 7s and Honor 7X among others. The 3GB and 32GB Memory Storage variant of the Honor 9 Lite device is priced at CNY 1,119. The Honor 9 Lite offers with either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. Even so, the device didn't get much larger. Furthermore, Honor's new handset comes with dual-camera setup, so you'll find 13MP and 2MP cameras on the back side. Unfortunately, the Honor 9 Lite doesn't feature a USB Type-C reversible connector anymore. It is available inNavy Blue, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall or Pearl White color options to choose from. Other key markets like UK, Russia, and India will also receive the smartphone. Are you going to purchase this phone in future? Stay tuned for more such updates in the coming days.

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