Huawei today brought to the Indian market the Honor 10 Lite smartphone that it released in China a couple of months back. The phone is positioned in the middle segment and the price of the phone for the Indian market has been kept at almost the same levels as in China. Huawei has packed a host of features on this phone. A successor to the Honor 9 Lite that was launched last year. Huawei claims it sold a massive 1.5 million pieces of this device. It would want this success to be repeated by the successor, the Honor 10 Lite as well.
First, the specifications of the new phone. The Honor 10 Lite has a 6.21inch full HD+ display. The screen resolution reads 1080x2340 pixels and the pixel density is 441ppi. Staying with the display, there is a dewdrop notch to house the front selfie camera and the screen to body ratio has been kept at 91%. Huawei also claims there is a TUV-certified eye care mode that helps with the reduction in the blue light effect. The phone comes with the facial ID recognition feature to unlock the phone.
A HiSilicon Kirin 710SoC is the processor fitted on the new Honor 10 Lite. It receives support from 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. For good measure, there is the 6GB variant as well, with two further options of 64GB and 128GB storage. But today‚Äôs launch in India included only the 64GB variants at these RAM levels and a microSD card slot is also present. The SD card can be up to 512GB in capacity.
The Android Pie version 9.0 is the OS with the in-house EMUI 9 riding over it as the skin. There is the 3400mAh battery.
Coming to the camera section, there is a dual 13MP+2MP camera setup in the rear while the selfie camera housed under the dewdrop notch is a 24MP sensor. Huawei has packed a lot of features in the camera section. There is the AI-based screen resolution which has been pre-loaded on the device. The phone manufacturer claims there are eight different scenes to which the user can set the camera before clicking pictures. These are listed as sky, beach, plant, flower, stage, night, room, and snow.
The full suite of communications and sensors are on board. The colours in which the Honor Lite 10 will be available are Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, and Sky Blue.
Coming to the prices, the Honor 10 Lite 4GB RAM/64GB storage is priced in India at Rs 13,999 and the 6GB/64GB variant will be sold at Rs 17,999.
The sales will commence only from January 20 and the device can be bought from Flipkart online and the company owned Hihonor India stores.