HUAWEI HONOR 9 LITE Posts on XDA

Honor 9N and Honor 9 Lite owners can now sign up for the EMUI 9 beta based on Android Pie

Huawei's sub-brand Honor may have been a latecomer in terms of Android updates until a year ago but it is slowly ramping up its speed with Android 9 Pie. Honor has been working on EMUI 9 updates based on Android 9 Pie for a number of devices and this is not limited to latest flagship,...

Huawei P20 camera app ported for the Honor 9 Lite and other Kirin 659 phones

Huawei and Honor devices are set to be locked down entirely next week starting July 22nd, but it's still not too late to unlock your bootloader. Once you unlock your bootloader, you open up the possibility to install custom ROMs such as LineageOS or Resurrection Remix on Project Treble-supported devices. We reviewed the Honor 9...

Honor Play unveiled with “GPU Turbo” tech for gaming, Honor 9i mid-range announced too

We're starting to see smartphone companies create devices with a major emphasis on mobile gaming. Razer released a smartphone dedicated to gaming and ASUS just announced the ROG Phone, which again, is being marketed toward gamers. Honor has just announced two new phones, the mid-range Honor 9i and the Honor Play with a new feature...

AOSP on the Honor 9 Lite – How Stock Android Made a Budget Device Better

We recently reviewed the Honor 9 Lite, a budget phone released by a subsidiary of Huawei. With some semi-decent specs consisting of a Kirin 659, 3GB of RAM, and an 18:9 1080p display coming in at 229 euro, it's not a bad phone for the price. While there are certainly better options in the same...

Honor 9 Lite XDA Review – A Budget Phone Done (Mostly) Right

Honor, a subsidiary of China-based Huawei, faces fierce competition in the budget sector. With the likes of Xiaomi to contend with, the company has had trouble gaining a foothold outside of developing markets such as India. Indeed, its expansion into the West has been slow. But it is ramping up with the release of the...

Honor 9 Lite Hands-on: a Great Budget Phone with an even Better Battery Life [Updated With Video]

The budget Honor 9 Lite (currently available at a huge discount in a Flipkart Flash Sale) was first announced in December for the Chinese market before making its way over to India last month. This week, Honor announced that the device is now available in several Western European markets. With a €229 price point, HiSilicon Kirin...

Honor 9 Lite update brings Face Unlock feature in India

Late last year, Huawei announced the Honor 9 Lite, an affordable smartphone that emphasized battery life, build quality, and photography. Since the device's release, the company has continued to support it by bringing it to other countries, releasing the kernel source code, and issuing multiple software updates. Now, the Honor 9 Lite is receiving an over-the-air update...

Honor 9 Lite and Huawei P Smart Kernel Sources have been released

When it comes to releasing device kernel sources in a timely manner, Huawei hasn't always had a great track record. It didn't make the Huawei Mate 9's code available until six months after the phone's release, and the company took three months to release kernel sources for the P10 and the P10 Plus. The good news,...

Honor 9 Lite with 5.65″ 18:9 display & Android Oreo coming to India for Rs. 10,999 ($172)

Last month, Honor, a subsidiary of Huawei, launched the Honor 7X for international markets, including India. Then, on January 8, the company launched the flagship Honor View 10 in the country at the competitive price of Rs. 29,999 ($469), putting it in direct competition with the OnePlus 5T and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. Keen...

Honor to Launch a Smartphone with Dual Cameras in India in January

Honor has stated that its aim is to become India's top smartphone vendor. The brand, a subsidiary of Huawei, launched the affordable Honor 7X in December in the country, and the flagship Honor View 10, on Monday. And this week, Honor said that it intends to launch a smartphone with dual cameras on the front and rear in...

Huawei Announces the Honor 9 Lite with an 18:9 Screen and Quad Cameras

Huawei has been making a lot of headlines lately with their support for Android's Project Treble along with the confirmation that they will be entering the U.S. market in a big way very soon. The company launched the flagship Honor 9 back in June this year and now they have unveiled the mid-range Honor 9 Lite...