Honor today launched its mid-range smartphone Honor 20 Lite in China. The smartphone is a toned-down version of the Honor 20 flagship and is a whole lot different than the global variant launched earlier this year. The latest smartphone features an in-screen fingerprint sensor while the global variant featured a rear fingerprint sensor.
The Honor 20 Lite China variant features a 6.3 inch FHD+ (1080 x 2400 pixels) AMOLED display with a water-drop shaped notch and 417ppi pixel density. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Kirin 710F chipset clubbed with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU. It is paired with 6GB RAM with 64GB/128GB internal storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage variant. There is support for expansion of storage up to 256GB with a microSD card.
For optics, the device sports a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture compared to a 24MP camera on the global variant. It is joined by a 8MP ultra-wide lens and 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture on both sensors. On the front, it has a 16MP front camera with f.2.0 aperture instead of the 32MP on the global variant.
The phone runs EMUI 9.1.1 based on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with 20W fast charging support. It comes with a 10C/2A charger shipped with the box. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5, GPS/AGPS, 3.5 mm headphone jack and more.
In China, the Honor 20 Lite pricing starts at 1499 Yuan (Rs 15,000 approx) for the 6/64GB base variant while the 6/128GB variant will be up for 1699 Yuan (Rs 17,000 approx). The top end variant with 8/128GB configuration comes at a price tag of 1899 Yuan (Rs 19,000 approx). It will be available in Midnight Black, Ice Blue and Jade Green color option. The phone is already up for pre-order and will go on sale from October 25.
Honor Lite 20 specifications
- 6.30-inch FHD+ AMOLED display
- Kirin 710F chipset
- 6GB, 8GB RAM
- 64GB, 128GB internal storage
- 48MP + 8MP + 2MP rear
- 16MP front
- EMUI 9.1.1 based on Android 9 Pie
- 4,000 mAh battery fast charging