Honor launches a selfie-centric smartphone in the Philippines with an affordable price – the Honor 10 Lite.

It has a 24 Megapixel selfie camera loaded with A.I. features and pixel binning technology for automatic selfie enhancement and beautification. The camera itself is housed in a very small ‘dewdrop’ style notch resulting in a more immersive FullView display and premium-looking overall design.

 

The Honor 10 Lite smartphone in sky blue.

The Honor 10 Lite smartphone in sky blue.

 

The Honor 10 Lite also has a dual real camera system composed of a 13 Megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 2 Megapixel depth sensor.

Based on my short hands-on experience, the phone’s cameras are capable of producing high-quality pictures, especially in low light (see sample photo above). It has a special AIS Night Shot Mode that enhances pictures using a combination of HDR and computational photography.

 

Honor 10 Lite sample selfie.

Honor 10 Lite sample selfie.

 

The Honor 10 Lite is powered by a Kirin 710 chipset with 3GB of RAM, Android 9.0 Pie operating system and EMUI 9 software. A fingerprint sensor, face unlock feature and 4G LTE connectivity are all present too.

For the battery, there’s a built-in 3400mAh Lithium Polymer battery that supports 10W charging via a microUSB port. The battery should be able to power the device for an entire day but a USB Type-C port would have been nice.

 

Honor 10 Lite color options in the Philippines.

Honor 10 Lite color options in the Philippines.

 

There are two color options for the Honor 10 Lite in the Philippines – midnight black and sky blue with the latter featuring a striking gradient color scheme from blue at the bottom to white at the top portion.

Its official price starts at ₱9,990.00 for the 32GB storage variant which is sold exclusively online. Meanwhile, a 64GB storage variant will be sold in physical stores for ₱10,990.00.

Both models come with freebies worth ₱3,000.00 during the first day of availability. These are on January 25 for the 32GB on Shopee and January 26 for the 64GB at a roadshow in SM North EDSA.


Honor 10 Lite specs:

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  • 6.21-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display (1080 x 2340 Pixels), 415 ppi
  • Android 9.0 Pie Operating System
  • HiSilicon Kirin 710 Chipset
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • Dual Cameras (13+2 MP) with LED Flash
  • 24 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM
  • 32GB or 64GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 512 via microSD
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3400mAh Battery
  • 10W Charging (5V/2A)
  • 9,990.00 Official Price in the Philippines