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Huawei’s sub-brand, Honor is set to release a toned version of the Honor 8 released last year and will be recognized as Honor 8 Lite as it was seen on TENAA- China’s equivalent to the FCC; prompting the necessary measures in order to launch the device.
The Honor Lit otherwise known as Honor 8 Youth Edition (in China), was certified under the model numbers ‘WAS-AL00’ and ‘WAS-TL00’, so two variants made their way to TENAA, the first one is a blue variant of the device, whilst the second one is actually a silver/white model. Basically, these two handsets sport identical set of specifications.
According to TENAA’s listing, the specifications include a 5.2” Full HD (1920 x 1080) TFT display, along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable internal storage. A single 12-megapixel snapper will be placed on the back of this smartphone, while the original Honor 8 shipped with two 12-megapixel shooters on the back.
The Honor 8 Lite will also feature an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter, and a fingerprint scanner will be placed on the back of this smartphone. Huawei’s HiSilicon Kirin 655 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 2.1GHz will power this smartphone, and a 2,900mAh battery will also be a part of this package.
It is expected to run on Android 7.0 Nougat pre-installed on this device, along with Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUi) 5.0 skin. This smartphone will measure 146.5 x 72 x 7.2mm, while it will weigh 146 grammes. The colour variants are not specified yet but various colours might spring up such as black, white, and gold.