Honor 20 Lite with 32MP Selfie Camera and Kirin 710 Goes Official

On: May 8, 2019

Honor has officially announced the Honor 20 Lite smartphone in the UK and Malaysia. It is the same phone that was launched in China in April with the Honor 20i moniker. It is a selfie-centric phone that comes with an impressive 32-megapixel front-facing camera. Also, it is equipped with some other exciting features like a tall aspect ratio display, powerful mid-range chipset and ample internal storage.

Honor 20 Lite Specifications

Honor 20 Lite Phantom Blue and Phantom Red internal

The Honor 20 Lite that comes with a curved glass rear houses a 6.21-inch IPS LCD panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The handset sports full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. There is a TUV Rheinland certified Eye Car Mode on the device that considerably reduces blue light radiation.

The Kirin 710 chipset is present under the hood of the Honor 20 Lite smartphone. The phone comes in a single version that includes 4GB of RAM and an inbuilt storage of 128GB. There is a hybrid SIM tray which accepts a microSD card on the second SIM slot. It is backed by a 3,400mAh battery which lacks support for rapid charging.

The notch of the Honor 20 Lite has a 32-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. It comes with features like HDR, portrait mode and AI beautification filters. On the rear of the smartphone is a vertical triple camera setup comprising of a primary 24-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 120-degree ultra wide 8-megapixel lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear cameras offer features such as AI scene detection and super night scene mode.

Honor 20 Lite

The back panel of the Honor 20 Lite is fitted with a fingerprint reader. For conveniently unlocking the smartphone, it features smart face unlock as well. It is packed with connectivity features like dual-SIM support, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0, GPS and a 3.5mm audio jack. The smartphone boots Android 9 Pie that is overlaid with EMUI 9. For an enhanced gaming experience, the Honor 20 Lite has GPU Turbo 2.0.

Honor 20 Lite Price and Availability

The Honor 20 Lite is priced at GBP 249 (~Rs 22,650) in the UK and RM 949 (~Rs 15,940) in Malaysia. The smartphone will be released in multiple markets such as Europe and Southeast Asia, including India in the near future. It comes in Midnight Black and gradient color options such as Phantom Blue and Phantom Red. There is no word on the release date of Honor 20 Lite for India as of now.

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.