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Huawei Honor 9 Lite / Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition

alaTest has collected and analyzed 496 reviews of Huawei Honor 9 Lite / Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and size. The usability and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Honor 9 Lite / Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jon Mundy (trustedreviews.com)

Honor 9 Lite review: still a budget winner? Trusted Reviews

 

The Honor 9's stripped-back sibling offers plenty but does it still make the grade?

All-screen design for less than £200 ; Crisp 5.65-inch 18:9 display ; Camera reasonably proficient

EMUI doesn’t show Android at its best ; Glass back questionable design decision ; Second camera only partially successful

The Honor 9 Lite’s bezel-light design and twin-lens camera tricks are eye catching, but it’s perhaps too quirky to fully take on the Motorola G-series at the top of the table. A good affordable phone, but the Motorola is better.

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Andy Boxall (digitaltrends.com)

Honor 9 Lite hands-on review

 

The Honor 9 Lite has four lenses, a glass body, and tiny bezels, all for less money than you'd expect.

Low price ; Strong front and rear cameras ; Android 8.0 ; Small bezels around the screen ; Attractive design

Software performance doesn’t shine ; MicroUSB charger

Feb, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Four cameras and a glass body from the budget Huawei Honor 9 Lite

 

It's not too pricey, either. This phone has the makings of a good deal.

Feb, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Honor 9 Lite review

 

Could this be the smartphone steal of 2018?

Tempting price ; Expensive-looking design ; 18:9 aspect screen

Performance compromise with high-end games ; Speaker can sound harsh

Cutting-edge design at a price that won’t shred your wallet. Even with its average gaming performance, this is an excellent budget phone

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Basil Kronfli (techradar.com)

Honor 9 Lite review

 

A stylish phone at a great price

Premium design ; Excellent 18:9 screen ; Latest version of Android

EMUI is heavy ; Glass back is a fingerprint magnet ; Poor low-light camera performance

Honor has become accomplished at churning out excellent-value smartphones, and the Honor 9 Lite is no exception. It's not perfect, but with a decent quad-camera setup and a very handsome design, it delivers exceptional bang for your buck.

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Daniel Schmidt (notebookcheck.net)

Honor 9 Lite Smartphone Review

 

Smarter. The Honor 9 Lite is not a bad buy at $290. Its SoC belongs to the upper mid-range and its other specifications are promising as well. In addition, the phone has four cameras to offer. Find out how the smartphone fares against its competition...

bright, high-contrast display ; slim design ; FM radio ; hybrid SIM ; fast LTE Cat. 13 ; expandable storage ; good selfie dual camera

mediocre speakers ; weak GPU ; no USB Type-C ports ; no ac Wi-Fi

Honor has managed to create a good mid-range smartphone: The 9 Lite. It impresses with its bright display, decent dual cameras and smooth system performance. In addition, it has a great design with attractive color options.The Honor 9 Lite does well...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Nimish Sawant (tech.firstpost.com)

Huawei Honor 9 Lite review: Gorgeous looking, quad-camera sporting smartphone offering immense value for money

 

The starting price of Rs 10,999 (for the 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage) for a handset that looks this lovely is itself enough for a lot of consumers to pick up this phone.

Huawei certainly has a winner on its hands with the Honor 9 Lite. Yes, there are some shortcomings such as poor camera performance in low-lit conditions, app optimisations among others, but show me a phone that does not have any flaws. The starting...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Honor 9 Lite review: A great budget phone with an 18:9 display and a dual front-facing camera

 

With high-end features and a dirt-cheap price tag, the Honor 9 Lite is a budget marvel

Superb cameras ; Stunning design ; 18:9 display for just £200

Short battery life ; Middling performance

The key to the Honor 9 Lite is its price. It may not be the fastest or most long-lived smartphone on the market, but for £200 it’s an outright bargain. With its excellent 18:9 display and decent set of cameras, it could well be a contender for best...

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Honor 9 Lite Review: Another brilliant budget blower?

 

The Honor 9 Lite is another great value Honor smartphone, although we're wondering if the company needs to launch quite so many handsets. Here's our in-depth Honor 9 Lite review, so you know how this blower compares with its siblings and rivals.

Smart design ; Strong battery life ; Media friendly

Deja-vu ; Dual selfie cameras make little impact

The Honor 9 Lite is a solid budget smartphone, offering full functionality for media lovers who want a big-screen experience on the move. Of course, there’s not much to differentiate it from other recent affordable Honor and Huawei smartphones. That...

Mar, 2018

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Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Honor 9 Lite

 

The Honor 9 Lite hits the UK at just £199 bringing with it an 18:9 screen, Android Oreo and no less than four cameras. Here's our review.

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000

Call management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Face detection:Y
Flash type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):13
Front camera type:Dual camera
Geotagging:Y
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second front camera resolution (numeric):2
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):2
Smile detection:Y
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Silver
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:18:9
Display diagonal:14.3
Display Resolution:2160 x 1080
Display Type:TFT/LCD
Fingerprint resistant:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:428
Rounded display corners:Y
Second display:N
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP, AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, Mid, MP3, OGG, WAV
FM radio:Y
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,AVI,DIVX,FLV,M4V,MKV,MOV,MP4,TS,WEBM

Navigation

BeiDou:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSDPA
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:2.36
Processor Model:Kirin 659

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:8

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size:256
USB mass storage:Y

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.6
Height :151
Weight:149
Width:71.9