Honor kicks off 2019 by expanding the range. The Honor 10 Lite has a lot of similarities with the Huawei P Smart (2019), but is slightly cheaper. You should know this about the affordable phone.
Honor 10 Lite officially unveiled
The device will be in stores from January 10 for a suggested retail price of 229 euros. On paper, the Honor 10 Lite has almost the same specifications as the P Smart (2019). This device from competitor Huawei is slightly more expensive.
The Honor 10 Lite has a 6.21 inch screen with resolution of 2340 by 1080 pixels. The display runs from edge to edge with a notch in the form of a drop of water at the top. This is the 24 megapixel camera processed.
The double camera on the back has resolutions of 13 and 2 megapixels. Honor reports that the 10 Lite uses artificial intelligence to improve the photo quality. In addition, the device has a face release. If you are not a fan of this you can also activate the device with the fingerprint scanner on the back.
Budget device runs on Android Pie
The Honor 10 Lite is just like the Huawei P Smart (2019) powered by the Kirin 710 processor. This chip is supported by 3GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. If you insert a micro SD card you can not use the second SIM card slot.
It takes approximately 2.5 hours to recharge the 3400 mAh battery via the micro USB port and the Honor 10 Lite has a headphone input. The affordable phone runs out of the box on Android 9.0 (Pie) with over it Honor’s own EMUI skin.
All in all, the Honor 10 Lite is almost identical to the P Smart (2019) from Huawei. The biggest difference is that the Lite has a 24 megapixel selfie camera, while the Huawei device is stuck at 8 megapixels. In addition, the Honor phone is at two tens of cheaper.
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