Honor has unveiled the new Honor 8 Lite, the brand’s latest smartphone to be launched under the flagship Honor 8 series. Embodying the motto “Beauty at your reach”, the Honor 8 Lite, follows the success of the Honor 8, launched last summer, and offers the flagship smartphone’s eye-catching aesthetics and high-performance at an attractive price point available at all local retailers for the internet-minded, style-conscious millennial looking for a technologically advanced device.
The sleek-looking Honor 8 Lite offers snappy performance, supported by strong battery life, as well as advanced camera capabilities. “Honor is dedicated to creating devices that match our millennial users’ lifestyles and unique personalities. Following the success of honor 8, we saw an opportunity for the introduction of a lighter version of the device that opens up the market for more users to gain access to both visual appeal and strong performance features at a budget price point,” said Chris Sun Baigong, Vice President Huawei honor Middle East CBG.
With its design inspired by the mesmerizing scenes of the Antelope Canyon, Honor 8 Lite’s dual 2.5D curved glass display and brushed metal exudes premium quality. Its 7.6mm slim body and chamfered edges provide a comfortable yet firm grip. Honor 8 Lite’s camera is equipped with user-friendly functions for capturing and sharing favorite moments. Its 8MP front camera boasting a 77° wide angle lens, coupled with an upgraded and highly-intuitive selfie mode, allows users to take flawless selfies no matter the surroundings.
Its 12MP rear camera with 1.25μm pixels and Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), brings you a snappy (focus speeds of just 0.3 seconds), and pleasant shooting experience all around. Fueled by the powerful Kirin 655 Octa-Core CPU, 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, and equipped with a 16GB of internal storage expandable to 128GB, Honor 8 Lite enables users to run multiple functions simultaneously without any glitch.
The Honor 8 Lite runs with the innovative EMUI 5.0 interface featuring an intelligent learning system, which achieves optimal performance by allocating resources according to users’ needs and prioritizing apps based on users’ behavior over time. EMUI 5.0 also provides flexible functions to accommodate users’ needs, with 90% of the general applications accessible in 3 steps or less.
The Honor 8 Lite has a long-lasting 3000mAh battery with a high energy density of 650WHL. Coupled with its Smart Power 5.0 system, which optimizes battery consumption and a 16nm intelligent chip-level power saving technology, the Honor 8 Lite lets users make the most of their device under any circumstances.
The Honor 8 Lite launches in four colours: blue, black, gold and white. The device is available for purchase immediately in the Middle East.