After the phenomenal success of Honor 7X, Huawei is now prepping up to introduce another smartphone, the Honor 9 Lite. According to the press invites sent out by the company, the phone will be launched on December 21. The upcoming phone has been spotted on China’s certification website TENAA under the model number LLD-AL10.
The listing reveals the phone’s design in full glory. The rear of the smartphone has uncanny resemblance to the Apple iPhone 8 with its glass back panel. Honor is trying its hand at a glass rear for a change, as most of its smartphones in 2017 featured metal unibody designs. The Honor 9 Lite is said to come in Black, White, Blue, and Grey.
As per the certification website, it sports a 5.65-inch FHD+ screen with 18:9 aspect ratio. It features a 2.5D curved glass display. The phone is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 SoC (System on Chip) which also underpins the Honor 7X. The smartphone is equipped with 4 GB RAM and will come in 32 GB / 64 GB storage options. There’s will be a microSD card slot too.
On the photography front, you can expect dual camera setup at both the front and rear. The rear camera sensors will be accompanied by an LED flash while the front shooters make do with a soft screen flash light. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear of the device.
Other features include dual-SIM support with 4G VoLTE calling support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS. It comes with a 3000 mAh battery pack inside and is expected to run on Android Oreo 8.0 out-of-the-box.