Huawei Nova Lite Now Official in Japan, Singapore
Huawei has begun rolling out the P8 Lite (2017) or Honor 8 Lite or Honor 8 Youth under a different moniker in markets like Japan and Singapore. The Huawei Nova Lite slots in behind the Nova and Nova Plus smartphones with a rear single 12MP f/2.2 camera.
The Huawei Nova Lite sports a fingerprint sensor (rear placed), 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1080 pixels (FHD) screen resolution, 431pp pixel density, Dual SIM slots, 3GB of RAM, 16GB built-in storage, microSd card slot, front 8MP selfie camera and a 3000mAh battery.
The device supports 4G Cat.4 LTE networks and boots Android 7.0 Nougat OS with EMUI 5.0. Unlike the previous Nova smartphones with a Qualcomm processor, it is powered by Huawei’s in-house made Kirin 655 octa-core processor clocked at 2.1GHz.
Huawei Nova Lite Specifications
- Operating System: Android 7.0 OS + EMUI 5.0
- SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
- Network: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
- Dimensions: 147.20 x 72.94 x 7.60mm
- Weight: 147 grams
- Display: 5.2-inch screen, 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) screen resolution, Dual 2.5D glass
- Pixel Density: 424ppi
- Processor: 64-bit Huawei Kirin 655 Octa-core SoC (4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz)
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Storage: 16GB built-in storage + up to 128GB via microSD
- Main Camera: Rear 12MP BSI Camera, 1.25μm Large Pixel Size, PDAF
- Front Camera: 8MP Front camera, Panoramic Selfie Mode
- Connectiviry: Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS
- Battery: 3000mAh
- Others: Fingerprint Sensor
Pricing and Availability
In Singapore, the Huawei Nova Lite is priced at SGD 290 (USD 205) and will be handled by the country’s network operators – Singtel Mobile Singapore, M1, StarHub Mobile. It is also available in Japan bu there is no word on pricing.