It comes with 5.65 inch IPS LCD panel with 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080×2160 pixels resolution. Display of the phone is surprisingly above average and easily visible in sunlight. It also comes with auto brightness sensor, hence no need to adjust the brightness manually. viewing angles of this display are also very good, hence you can share display to watch videos in group.
How is the size, look and design of this phone? Can we use it with single hand?
As it comes with full vision display surrounded by very small bezels, size of the phone is really small compare to other devices with same display size.This is one of the USP for this phone as we can use it with single hand easily. Talking about design of this phone, it comes with 2.5D curved glass panel at front and back. We can say that this is best looking phone at this price point. One drawback i found here is that due to glass panel phone is catching fingerprints, hence it is not easy to keep it clean.
How is performance of this phone? How is gaming on this phone?
It comes with HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor clubbed with 3 GB or 4 GB RAM. Multi tasking performance on this phone is definitely very good no issues with that. While playing games with high graphic settings, very few frame drops were found. Gaming on this phone is good. What i found bad is that user interface is little bit leggy compare to honor 7X or Honor 8. We might get fix for UI via OTA update.
What is battery capacity of honor 9 lite? Does it supports Quick Charge? what is the charging time for Honor 9 Lite?
It comes with 3000 mAh non removable battery, which is said to give whole day back up. It does not supports quick charge, as it takes around 1 hour and 40 minutes to charge from 0 to 100 percent.
How is the camera of Honor 9 Lite? Is is better than Honor 7x, Honor 8, Mi 5A or other devices under 15K.
Talking about Camera, it comes with dual camera sensors at front and back, one is 13 MP and another is 2 MP. Images clicked with this camera are good and consist lot of details. Blur effect of the pictures looks little bit of dummy or fake. If we compare the pictures with Mi A1, Honor 7x or Honor 8, definitely quality of pictures is not that sharp and good. Selfie images clicked with this camera are also very good. As it have 13 MP main camera on front with 2 MP secondary sensor, it can produce blur effect. Selfies are good compare to other devices.
Is it worth buying at this price point?
Here 3 GB RAM variant is worth buying for Rs. 10999, no issues with it, but 4 GB RAM variant is priced high and i don’t think that we should buy it for Rs. 14999. I mean price different of 4000 to get 1 GB extra RAM and 32 GB internal extra storage is not good at all.
Can we upgrade from Honor 7X or Honor 8 to Honor 9 Lite?
This is not an upgrade from Honor 7x or Honor 8. Camera on These phones are much better compare to Honor 9 Lite. Honor 8 is much better that 9 Lite in terms of processor, performance, also camera setup of honor 8 is awesome. I will not recommend to change if you have one of the above phone.
How is cellular call quality and sound on Honor 9 Lite? Does it supports 4K video playback?
Call quality on Honor 9 Lite is very good and no issue with VoLTE. Honor 9 Lite have loud and clear speaker output. It does not supports 4K video playback.
Does it comes with Fingerprint scanner? Does it comes with Gyroscope sensor?
Yes it comes with fingerprint scanner and gyroscope. We played few 360 degree video and no issue found.
Is this a dual SIM smartphone? Storage is expandable or not? Does it comes with dedicated slot for micro SD card?
Honor 9 Lite is a dual SIM smartphone, where second SIM slot is hybrid to expand storage up to 256 GB. It does not comes with dedicated slot for SD card. Here you need to compromise between second SIM and SD card.
On what version of Android Honor 9 Lite is running? Does it comes with any custom user interface?
Honor 9 lite is running on latest version of Android, i.e. Android 8.0 Oreo. It comes with EMUI 8.0 on top of Android.
Does Honor 9 lite comes with Water resistance? does it have NFC? does it comes with USB Type-C? Does it support USB OTG?
Honor 9 Lite is not water resistant. it does not comes with NFC and USB type-C. it comes with regular USB 2.0 and support USB OTG.