Honor has officially introduced the Honor 50 smartphone to the European market. The premium smartphone was launched alongside the Honor 50 Lite that is making an entrance for the first time.
Honor 50 Lite launched
The Honor 50 Lite sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD screen with a resolution of 2376 x 1080 pixels. The display also comes with support for a 120Hz refresh rate. The processor is not known at this time but it is believed to be the Snapdragon 662 chipset paired with 6GB/8GB RAM while there is a 128GB storage option.
The 50 Lite packs a quad-camera setup at the rear consisting of a 64MP main shooter as well as an 8MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture.
The device is powered by a 4300mAh battery with the same 66W Honor SuperCharge fast charging used in the Honor 50.
It runs on Android 11 with Magic UI 4.2 and features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Other features include a 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C port.
Honor 50 Lite Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
- 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28
- Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
- Announced: 2021, October 25
- Status: Exp. release 2021, November
- Dimensions: 161.8 x 74.7 x 8.5 mm (6.37 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 192 g (6.77 oz)
- Colors: Midnight Black, Space Silver, Deep Sea Blue
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD
- Size: 6.67 inches, 108.1 cm2 (~89.5% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2376 pixels (~391 ppi density)
- Android 11, Magic UI 4.2, Google Play Services
- Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
- Memory Card slot: No
- Main Camera: Quad
- 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF
- 8 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 17mm (ultrawide)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
- 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Features: LED flash, Panorama, HDR
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
- Features: HDR
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- NFC: Yes
- USB: USB Type-C 2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable
- Charging: Fast charging 66W, 40% in 10 min (advertised)
Honor 50 Lite Price and Availability
As for the pricing, the Honor 50 Lite starts at 299 Euros (~$ 247) for the 6GB+128GB variant. The device will be available in Deep Sea Blue, Space Silver, and Midnight Black colors.