Honor 10 Lite with Kirin 710 and 24MP Selfie Camera Launched in India

On: January 15, 2019

In November, Honor had launched the Honor 10 Lite smartphone in China. Today, the same handset has been introduced in India. It has arrived as the successor to the well-received Honor 9 Lite smartphone from last year. The Honor 10 Lite features a dewdrop notched screen, a powerful processor, an impressive selfie camera and a colour gradient edition.

Honor 10 Lite Specifications and Features

The glass bodied Honor 10 Lite measures 154.8 x 73.6 x 8mm and it weighs 162 grams. It features an 19.5:9 aspect ratio display measuring 6.21 inches, with full HD+ resolution of 2,280 x 1,080 pixels. It is TUV Rheinland certified which protects user’s eyes from blue rays that are emitted from smartphone displays. The screen features a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent.

The 12nm Kirin 710 chipset is present under the hood of the device. The processor offers 68 percent better performance than the 16nm Kirin 659 SoC that powered the Honor 9 Lite. According to the company, the performance of the Kirin 710 is better than rivalling chipsets such as Snapdragon 660, Snapdragon 636 and MediaTek Helio P60. The phone comes with 4GB or 6GB of LPDDRX RAM and 64GB of native storage. For expanding storage further, it is equipped with a microSD card slot. There is a 3,400mAh battery inside the phone which lacks support for fast charging.

The front notch houses a 24-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. With AI onboard, the Honor 10 Lite allows users to capture improved selfie shots through the front camera in various lighting conditions. The rear side of the phone features a vertical dual camera setup that includes an f/1.8 aperture 13-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel depth sensor.

Honor 10 Lite colors in India

The Honor 10 Lite runs Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 8.2 . The other features that are available on the smartphone include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Honor 10 Lite Price and Release Date

Honor 10 Lite is available in two variants in India. The base model of the phone that features 4GB of RAM and 6GB of inbuilt storage is priced at Rs 13,999. The other variant has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage and it costs Rs 17,999. Apart from Black and Blue, the phone is also available in a gradiented Sky Blue hue.

Apart from Honor India’s online store, the Honor 10 Lite will be exclusively available for purchase through Flipkart. The retailer will begin pre-orders of the smartphone today and its official sales will start at 12am on January 20th.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.