Huawei Silently Releases Mate 9 Lite

Following the release of three Mate 9 handsets, the company has silently released the fourth variant. Called Huawei Mate 9 Lite, the smartphone has the same 5.5-inch display, but it uses less expensive hardware to make it more attractable for customers.

There are no details on pricing and availability, but the Mate 9 Lite comes in Gray, Gold and Silver color options.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor with Mali T830-MP2
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
  • Hybird Dual SIM (nano SIM + nano SIM / microSD)
  • 12MP camera with LED flash, 1.25μm pixel size, LED flash, secondary 2MP camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 150.9×76.2×8.2mm; Weight: 162g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
  • 3340mAh battery