9 Things Which Make Honor 9 Lite A Must Buy

Honor has recently launched the Honor 9 Lite in India at a very attractive price of Rs. 10,999. At this price point, this phone has a lot going for it. After using this phone for around 2 weeks, we are here to share 9 Things Which Make Honor 9 Lite A Must Buy! Let us get started.


Honor 9 Lite is a design marvel, especially in the budget segment. This phone is made of premium metal and glass design with the rear of the phone crafted in mirror finish with a 12-layer glass back. It boasts of a highly elegant design with sophistication one can expect from high-end flagship phones only. The sides are metal, front and rear are glass with super-slim bezels at the front which makes this phone look and feel very premium.


On the front of the phone is a beautiful and rich FHD+ display of 5.65 inches. Since it is a tall aspect ratio display with 18:9 ratio, the phone feels quite slim and easy to handle besides featuring a large display size. The colour saturation, brightness and quality of the display is impressive.

Quad Cameras

Honor 9 Lite comes with dual camera setup at both front and rear. On the rear is a 13 MP main camera and a 2 MP camera with flash, while the front camera setup also uses similar 13 MP + 2 MP setup, but without a dedicated flashlight, but there is screen flash. On both front and the rear camera, the 13 MP camera sensor is the main sensor while the 2 MP secondary depth sensor which is used to calculate the depth data. Together with these two sensors, both front and rear cameras are capable of producing some really amazing wide aperture aka portrait shots. These shots have a shallow depth of field and create a high level of background blur which is comparable to a professional DSLR camera. The shots taken with the camera come out to be vivid, crisp and detailed.


The Honor 9 Lite uses a Hisilicon Kirin 659 CPU along with 3 or 4 GB RAM and 32 or 64 GB memory. The processor used on this phone is very fast as well as frugal. It is an octa-core CPU with 4 cores clocked at 2.36 GHz and other 4 clocked at 1.7 GHz. It can handle most apps and games without any stutter.

Battery Life

With a frugal 16 Nm fabrication technology, Android 8.0 OS and a 3000 mAh battery capacity, the Honor 9 Lite sips very lightly on battery. It means, that once it is fully charged, this phone can last one full day of moderate usage without requiring a charge.

Software Experience

Honor 9 Lite bring the new Emotion UI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 OS. This combination delivers a very refined and smooth software experience. Honor 9 Lite is among very few phones in its price segment which offers Android 8.0 OS.

Fingerprint Scanner

Honor phones are known for their fast fingerprint scanners and Honor 9 Lite is no exception. The fingerprint scanner provided on the rear of the phone is conveniently placed and works like a charm.

Audio Quality

The inbuilt speaker on this phone is quite loud and is placed at the bottom of the phone in downward-firing configuration. The speakers are good for watching videos and movies. The audio quality via the 3.5 mm audio port is also quite good.

Value For Money

The icing on the cake is the price of the Honor 9 Lite. The 3 GB RAM variant is priced at only Rs. 10,999 which makes it a hard to resist the price. At this price, with the superior design, display, performance and quad cameras, Honor 9 Lite is undoubtedly a great value for money! Go ahead and get one for yourself here from Flipkart before it gets sold out!

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