Huawei Mate 9 Lite Launched With Dual Camera And 3GB RAM

Huawei Mate 9 Lite is the new entrant in Mate Line up after Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Design and Mate 9 Pro. Mate 9 Lite is a mid range device and a lower version of the Mate 9.  Available in three color variants- grey, gold and silver, the device is expected to be the cheapest among all.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite

Let’s have a look on its specs.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite General Configuration

The smartphone features a 5.5-inch FHD (1080p resolution) display with a 2.5D curved glass on top. The highlight of the phone is an octa-core (4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) Kirin 655 processor that makes the phone run faster. The device is expected to come in two variants – 3GB RAM with 32GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM.

The Mate 9 Lite has a fingerprint scanner on the back unlike the Mate 9 Pro where Huawei had moved the fingerprint sensor from the back to the front.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite Camera

For photography lovers, the phone is packed with a dual rear camera setup without the Leica branding. The phone features a 12-megapixel + 2-megapixel cameras. Other features of the camera are dual-core ISP, depth measurement ISP and professional DSP for better image focusing speeds and processing.

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The phone camera also offer capabilities like phase detection autofocus that the company claims works in 0.3 seconds. If you are a selfie geek, a secondary 8-megapixel selfie snapper given in the phone will help you do so.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite Battery & Connectivity

Housing a 3,340mAh battery, the Huawei Mate 9 Lite weighs 162 grams and comes with 150.9 x 76.2 x 8.2 mm as the dimension of the phone. The phone comes packed with connectivity features such as Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE with VoLTE voice calling support, Bluetooth, GPS and USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.

Further, the Huawei Mate 9 Lite runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box wrapped under Emotion UI 4.1, unlike the Mate 9, Mate 9 Porsche Design and Mate 9 Pro that run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box.


Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Processor quad-core
Processor make Kirin 655
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage No


Rear camera 12-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel


Operating System Android 6.0
Skin EMUI 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
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Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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