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.

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.

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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.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite Features And Specifications


Release date November 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 150.90 x 76.20 x 8.20
Weight (g) 162.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3340
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Grey, Silver
SAR value NA


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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