Honor has taken the covers off a new smartphone called Honor 20 Lite. It is a new phone in the Honor 20 series that includes the Honor 20, Honor 20 Pro and Honor 20S. The newly unveiled Honor 20 Lite is the most affordable phone in the Honor 20 lineup. The budget-friendly comes with features like a tall aspect ratio display, in-display fingerprint sensor, triple rear cameras and fast charging.
Honor 20 Lite Specifications and Features
Housed in glass and metal combination body, the Honor 20 Lite features a 6.3-inch OLED display waterdrop notch. It offers full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels which allow it to deliver a 20:9 aspect ratio. It is a TUV Rheinland rated panel that can filter harmful blue rays emitted by the display. The Honor 20 Lite supports DCI-P3 color gamut and Always-on Display (AOD) feature for checking notifications without turning on the entire display.
The Honor 20 Lite receives power from the older 12nm Kirin 710F processor. This is paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage, with a microSD card slot for expansion. The smartphone is packed with a 4,000mAh battery with support for 20W fast charging technology.
The Honor 20 Lite boots Android 9 Pie overlaid with EMU 9.1.1. The GPU Turbo feature enables the phone to deliver optimised performance while gaming. A 16-megapixel selfie snapper can be found on the front of the device. The rear panel houses a triple camera module that comprises of an f/1.8 48-megapixel main lens, an f/2.4 8-megapixel ultrawide sensor and an f/2.4 2-megapixel depth sensor.
The Honor 20 Lite also features double face recognition that was first introduced on the Huawei P30 Pro. The feature lets the phone to analyze two face information at the same time for unlocking. When it comes to connectivity, the Honor 20 Lite is equipped with features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, v4.2 Bluetooth, GPS, USB-C and 3.5mm headphone port.
Honor 20 Lite Price and Availability
The Honor 20 Lite is available in 4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variants in China. These are priced at RMB 1,399 (~Rs 14,000), RMB 1,499 Yuan (~Rs 15,000), RMB 1,699 (~Rs 17,000) and RMB 1,899 (~Rs 19,000) respectively.
The 6GB and 8GB RAM editions of the Honor 20 Lite will be available for purchase from October 25th in China. The 4GB RAM variant of the phone will go on sale on November 11th. There is no word on the international availability of the smartphone as of now.