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6 Best Features of the Honor 9 Lite

The Honor 9 Lite launched a few months ago and can still be considered as a good option for those on a budget. If you’re thinking of getting this phone, let us give you 6 reasons why you should.

Premium build

Premium builds are normally saved for more expensive devices but not in the case of the Honor 9 Lite. It has an aluminum frame and double-sided 2.5D glass with a mirror-like effect, so it not only looks good, it feels good as well. As for colors, it comes in Sapphire Blue and Glacier Gray.

Large display

For those who want to play games or watch videos, a big screen is a must. Luckily, the Honor 9 Lite has a 5.65-inch FullView display with Full HD+ resolution or equal to 428ppi. That’s a pretty good screen for its class. In addition, it has an 18:9 aspect ratio for thinner top and bottom bezels, and 2.5D curved glass.

Mid-range specs

Although the Honor 9 Lite is considered a budget device, it comes with very capable mid-range specs which includes the Kirin 659 octa-core processor clocked at 2.36GHz, Mali-T830 MP2 GPU, and 3GB RAM. With that configuration, the Honor 9 Lite can handle light to moderate tasks as well apps like PUBG Mobile on Medium and Balanced settings.

AnTuTu v7: 88,558
PCMark: 4,888 (Work 2.0), 6,233 (Work 1.0)
3DMark: 327 (Sling Shot Extreme), 361 (Vulkan)
Geekbench: 933 (Single-core), 3,725 (Multi-core), 3,097 (Renderscript)
AndroBench: 268.05 MB/s (Sequential Read), 123.6 MB/s (Sequential Write)

Quad Cameras

Just like the Huawei Nova 2i, the Honor 9 Lite has a quad-camera setup consisting of a 13MP main and 2MP secondary, both for the rear and front. The secondary sensors are there to provide bokeh effects. It also has Gender Beauty Mode, Portrait Mode 2.0, and AR effects. When it comes to quality, the photos have good detail under bright lighting.

Face Unlock & Fingerprint scanner

When it comes to security, the Honor 9 Lite features two biometric features – Face Unlock and Fingerprint Scanner. According to Honor, the 9 Lite features their fourth-generation fingerprint identification technology that unlocks the devices as fast as 0.25 seconds. And if you want the phone to unlock right away by just looking at it, just activate Face Unlock.

Sub-Php10K price tag

There are plenty of new smartphones in the market right now with features similar to what we’ve mentioned above, but most of them are priced at Php15K and above.

If you want to have your own Honor 9 Lite, get it with a 20% discount on September 9 when you participate at Shopee’s exciting 9.9 Super Shopping Day. Just use the HONOR99SPECIAL promo code before checking out.

For more information on the promo, visit Honor Philippines on Facebook or view the items on Shopee.

SpecificationHonor 9 Lite  /  Honor 9 Youth Edition
Display5.65-inch 18:9 2160 x 1080 IPS display, 428ppi, 2.5D Curved glass
ProcessorHiSilicon Kirin 659 2.36GHz octa-core CPU
GPUMali-T830 MP2 GPU
Storage32GB internal storage, microSD up to 256GB
Rear Camera13MP + 2MP rear camera w/ LED flash
Front Camera13MP + 2MP front camera
Sim Card SlotDual-SIM
Connectivity4G LTE
Wi-FiWiFi 802.11 b/g/n
BluetoothBluetooth 4.2
SensorFingerprint sensor
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo w/ EMUI 8.0
Battery3,000mAh battery
Dimension151 × 71.9 × 7.60 mm
Weight149 g
ColorSapphire Blue, Glacier Gray

You can read our review of the Honor 9 Lite here.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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