Huawei has taken the wraps off its much touted Honor V9 flagship as well as the Honor 8 Lite. The Honor V9 and 8 Lite were both announced along with some accessories in a ceremony held in Beijing, China.
The Huawei Honor V9 comes as an upgrade to the Honor V8 and sports a 5.7-inch display with 2k resolution. The smartphone is powered by a Kirin 960 octa-core chip backed by a large 6GB of RAM. The sleek smartphone is available in two storage versions, one with 64GB space and another with 128GB of storage space. Honor also did well in cramming a monstrous 4000mAh battery under the hood . In addition, the Honor V9 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based on Huawei’s EMUI 5.0.
On the camera end, the Honor V9 comes with a dual camera setup made up of two 12MP sensors with f/2.2 aperture and capable of bokeh effects. The dual cameras also perform marvelously well in low light conditions and have improved black and white sensors.
As for the price, the Honor V9 with 4GB + 64GB storage goes up for 2599 Yuan ($377), while the 6GB + 64GB version sells for 2999 Yuan ($436). Finally, the topmost version with 6GB + 128GB storage sells for 3499 Yuan ($508). The phone comes in four cool colors of red, gold, black and blue and will officially go on sale on February 28 at 10:00 AM.
Honor 8 Lite
On the other hand, the Honor 8 Lite also known as Honor 8 Youth Edition comes with a 12-layer mirror coating which gives it a premium look. The smartphone sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display with a curved glass on top. The Honor 8 Lite is powered by a mid-range Kirin 655 processor backed by either 3GB of RAM and there is 16GB of storage which is expandable up to 128GB.
On the camera end, there is a single 12MP camera with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash, while up front, there is an 8MP camera for cute selfies. The selfie camera uses the display’s LCD for illumination, making it possible to snap selfies under low light condition.
The Honor 8 Lite comes in four attractive colors namely, Midnight Black, Streamer Gold, Sea Blue and Pearl White and runs Android 7.0 Nougat. Keeping the lights on is a 3000mAh battery. The price of the Honor 8 Lite is yet to be disclosed as at the time of writing.