Huawei officially unveiled Honor V9, Honor 8 Lite launches in China

At this year Mobile World Congress event at Barcelona, a lot of crazy and monsters devices will be launched. From phone with 8GB of RAM to phone with 5x zoom ability and many others. However, Huawei are also expected to be present in the event but before then, they just unveiled two new smartphones, Honor 8 Lite and Honor V9.

Huawei Honor V9

The Honor 8 Lite has already been revealed in Finland earlier this month and is now heading to China while the Honor V9, is a totally new and totally not mid-range smartphone that will hopefully also become available in other markets.

As the name implies, the Honor 8 Lite is a lighter version of the Honor 8 launched last year. The two phones are nearly identical, with a 5.2-inch Full HD screen that hides a 3,000 mAh battery underneath. It has the same 12 megapixel camera on the back and 8 megapixel selfie shooter on the front.

Huawei Honor 8 Lite

The Honor 8 Lite is powered by Kirin 655, 3GB and 16GB internal storage.  The phone is a budget phone with price tag of 1,099 CNY, roughly $160, N51.200 in naira exchange rate.

Huawei Honor 8 Lite

Honor 8 lite highlights specs
• Size: 147.2 x 72.9 x 7.6mm
• Weight: 147g
• Display: 5.2in 1080 x 1920 (Full HD) LCD
• Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.0)
• Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 655
• Back Camera: 12MP, f/2.2 optics, Full HD video, LED flash
• Front-facing camera: 8MP
• Battery: 3,000mAh
• Internal Storage: 32, 64GB – w/microSD card slot
• Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2
• Other Features: Fingerprint scanner, microUSB 2.0, headphone jack

Just as we expected, the Honor V9 is powered by a Kirin 960 processor and it comes in two versions. First version comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The second versions comes with 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB. The 5.7-inch LCD screen has a resolution of 2560×1440, a.k.a. QHD.

Huawei Honor V9

The phone boasts dual camera setup which looks like the Apple dual camera design, a dual rear camera setup of 12MP+2MP and a 8MP front powerful selfie camera shooter. The phone to boot Android Nougat OS right from box.

The Honor V9 have a higher price tag of 2,999 CNY, roughly $435, for the 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage configuration.

Honor V9 highlights specs 
• Size: 157 x 77.5 x 6.97mm
• Weight: 184g
• Display: 5.7in WQHD 1440 x 2560 (2K) LCD
• Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat (EMUI 5.0)
• Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 960
• Back Camera: Dual 12MP, f/2.2 optics, 4K video, dual-LED flash
• Front-facing camera: 8MP with f/2.0 optics
• Battery: 4,000mAh
• Internal Storage: 64, 128GB – w/microSD card slot
• Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v4.2 LE
• Other Features: Fingerprint scanner, USB-C, headphone jack


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