Huawei unveiled its upcoming flagship Huawei Mate 9 Lite, a low-end version of Mate 9. Earlier, Huawei launched three flagship smartphone namely the Mate 9, Mate 9 Pro and the Mate 9 Porsche Design. The fourth coming Mate 9 variant Huawei Mate 9 Lite is lightest version and having least features among its group, which basically means it is also going to have the lowest price.
Huawei Mate 9 Lite Features
Display & Design
The Lite version is slightly smaller than its bigger siblings, it comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display with the resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels. It has a 2.5D curved screen on top and complete metal body. It carries the same design as its more premium variants. The device also features a fingerprint sensor as an added security option. It will be available in three color variants, namely Gold, Gray and Silver.
Processor & Storage
The device is powered by company’s own Kirin 655 octa-core processor with the Mali T830-MP2 GPU. The mid-range phone is available in two storage options: 32GB of internal storage with 3GB of RAM or 64GB GB of storage memory with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone also has a microSD card slot which supports storage expansion up to 256GB.
In terms of software, the smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on EMUI 4.1.
Like the other Mate 9, Lite version also features the dual camera setup, but this time around the Leica lens is absent. It offers 12-megapixel primary camera with LED flash and also has a secondary camera of 2MP on the back of the device. And on the front, it features an 8MP sensor for selfies shooter. The main sensor has 1.25nm pixels and phase detection auto-focus that should work in 0.3 seconds.
Battery & Connectivity Options
The smartphone powered by a 3340mAh battery capacity. In connectivity option of the phone includes 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS.
Huawei Mate 9 Lite Specs
Huawei Mate 9 Lite
|Display||5.5-inch full HD display|
|Resolution||1920 × 1080 pixels|
|Operating system||Android 6.0 Marshmallow|
|Processor||Kirin 655 octa-core processor|
|GPU||Mali T830-MP2 GPU|
|Expandable storage||256GB via MicroSD card|
|Dual Rear camera||12MP/2MP|
|Color||Gold, Gray and Silver|
Price & Availability
The company has not yet announced the pricing and availability details.