After the launch of Honor 8A Pro, Honor Nepal has launched the Honor 9X Lite in Nepal. Its a cheaper alternative to Honor 9X (Rs. 30,999). It goes on sale starting August 19 from select mobile shops all over Nepal.
Honor 9X Lite Overview
Design and Display
Honor 9X Lite features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD screen. It packs in a total of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The aspect ratio here is 19:5:9. The display has a top-centered notch to house the front camera. To recall, the Honor 9X came with a mechanical pop-up selfie camera. However, Honor says the display has a screen-to-body ratio of 91%, which it claims to achieve with the Chip On Film (COF) technology and thin bezels.
The Honor 9X stood out among its competitors because of the stunning holographic X on the back panel. That is not the case with the Lite variant. Honor has used a plastic panel with a glossy finish on top. The cameras are now enclosed inside a rectangular module.
Performance and Memory
Like the global variant of the Honor 9X, the Lite variant also features the Kirin 710F. It’s an octa-core processor from Huawei’s in-house chip manufacturer HiSilicon. It consists of four Cortex A73 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz. It is paired with Mali G51 GPU. The processor can handle normal usage but ultimately lags behind MediaTek’s Helio G90T when it comes to benchmark testing.
The device will come with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. You can expand the storage to up to 512GB but you will have to sacrifice the dual-sim functionality as there is no dedicated microSD card slot.
Honor 9X Lite flaunts a dual-camera setup on the back. The primary camera uses a 48MP sensor and has an aperture of f/1.8. It is accompanied by a 2MP depth sensor. It’s unfortunate that Honor did not opt for an ultra-wide sensor, which would have made more sense than the depth sensor. The two cameras along with an LED flash are arranged vertically inside a rectangular module. The module protrudes from otherwise plain surface. On the front, there is an 8MP camera for selfies.
The rear camera supports short slow-mo videos. Honor 9X Lite uses AI-based multi-frame stabilization to avoid shakey photos. Similarly, the front camera uses AI for the bokeh effect and for the face unlock feature.
Rest of the specs
The device gets its juice from a moderate 3,750mAh battery. For some reason, it comes with a micro USB port and also lacks fast charging. The device ships with EMUI 9.1 on top of Android Pie, which is a bummer as almost every new releases these days come with Android 10. You do not need to worry about the Huawei ban situation, as this phone comes with GMS preloaded.
Honor 9X Lite Specifications:
- Display: 6.5-inches IPS LCD panel; 91% screen to body ratio; 85% NTSC
- Resolution: Full-HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels); 397PPI; 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 710F; 12nm Mobile Platform
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali G51 MP4
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 128GB (expandable up to 512GB)
- Software & UI: Android 9.0 (Pie) with Huawei’s EMUI 9.1 on top
- Rear Camera: Dual-camera;
– 48MP f/1.8 primary sensor
– 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
- Front Camera: 8MP, f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint sensor: Physical (rear-mounted)
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Nano), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, AGPS/GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou, micro USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Battery: 3,750 mAh battery
Honor 9X Lite Price in Nepal and Availability
The official price of Honor 9X Lite in Nepal is Rs.23,999. This price is for the 4GB RAM, 128GB storage variant.
|Smartphone Model||Price in Nepal|
|Honor 9X Lite||NPR 23,999|
- Also, check out our review of Honor 9X