In India, the Huawei Honor 10 Lite was announced at a ceremony in New Delhi. This smartphone will be released to the Indian markets via various channels.
The Honor 10 Lite comes as the latest product to the Chinese phone’s brand range of devices. The company plans to use the popularity of the Honor 10 to make the 10 Lite a top-selling phone.
Although it comes with as a trimmed down version of the Honor 10, the 10 Lite offers features that make it an ideal smartphone. The highlights include the latest Android OS, huge battery capacity and a large screen with a dewdrop notch. Here are the critical specifications of the Honor 10 Lite in detail.
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Key Specifications
- 6.21-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Octa-core 2.2 GHz, Hisilicon Kirin 710
- 2GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage
- 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 24MP selfie camera.
- 3400mAh non-removable battery
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Design and Display
As expected, the Honor 10 Lite shares the same look with the high-end Honor 10. However, it does not consist of high-grade material instead it has a body of plastic. But this material still makes the phone look attractive and trendy.
The rear panel of the phone houses a vertically placed dual camera setup with an LED flash under the cameras. At the centre of the panel, you will find a fingerprint scanner.
Moving to the front, the smartphone offers an impressive screen to body ratio of 83.1%. This feature comes as a result of a smaller notch and the placing of the fingerprint sensor on the back. The bezels are narrow, and the chin is considerably small especially for a device with this price range. The screen (which offers users a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels) comes with a subtle LED notification light.
The Honor 10 Lite will be available in white, black, red and blue.
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Camera
The Honor 10 Lite sports a dual rear camera setup which consists of a 13MP main camera with an opening of f/1.8 and a 2MP depth sensor. The depth sensor enables the capturing of pictures in certain environments. A selfie camera of 24MP with an aperture of f/2.0 lies at the front of the screen.
The phone includes AI scene recognition software. According to Honor, the technology can recognize eight various scenes. The scenes include snow, night, room, sky, plant, beach, stage, and flower. The AI software also supports facial recognition.
The device does not support 4K recording. However, the main camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30/60fps while the front camera can perform the same function at 30fps.
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Hardware and Software
Under the hood, the HiSilicon Kirin 710 mobile processor enables the 10 Lite to perform various tasks. This chipset clocks at 2.2GHz and works with the Mali-G51 MP4 GPU which has technology that ensures a smooth gaming experience.
Concerning memory, the Honor 10 Lite offers two versions. One has 4GB RAM with internal storage of 64GB while the other boasts of 6GB RAM and internal storages of 64/128GB respectively. You can expand the memory on each version to 512GB via MicroSD card.
As expected, the Honor 10 Lite comes with Huawei’s in-house EMUI. This skin wraps around the latest Andriod 9.0 Pie. The presence of OS makes the Honor 10 Lite stand out from its peers at the same price point.
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Battey and Connectivity
The Honor 10 Lite comes with an irremovable lithium polymer battery of 3400mAh. This capacity promises 10 hours of web browsing and a talk time of 28 hours. However, the battery does not support fast charging.
The 10 Lite has dual slots for Nano SIMs with one of the slots acting as a MicroSD slot. The phone works with various networks including 4G LTE. Also, the phone works with different WiFi standards including Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, WiFi Direct, and Hotspot. The 10 Lite also features a MicroUSB 2.0 port and Bluetooth v 4.2.
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Complete Specifications
- Dimension: 8 x 73.6 x 8 mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 162 g
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.21-inches
- Screen Resolution: 19.5:9, 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
- Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Hisilicon Kirin 710, Octa-core 2.2GHz
- RAM: 4/6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64/128GB
- Card Slot: Yes
- Primary: 13MP with f/1.8 and 2MP
- Secondary: 24MP with f/2.0
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 900 / 1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 850/ 900/1900/2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2
- USB: Yes, MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
- NFC: No
- Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Capacity: 3400mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Poly
- Fast Charging: No
- OTG Support: Yes
Huawei Honor 10 Lite Price and Availability
In India, the Honor 10 Lite will cost buyers in India Rs 13,999 ($197) for its 4GB RAM version while the 6GB RAM model costs Rs 17,999 ($253). Sales will begin at midnight on the 20th of January on HiHonor and Flipkart store.