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Honor 9 Lite Starts Getting HOTA update For Face Unlock Feature

Brand Honor’s recently launched Honor 9 Lite smartphone which is selling like hot cakes in India has started getting Face Unlock feature via (Huawei’s Over the air update) HOTA update. According to Honor India, the HOTA rollout has started in batches and will be rolled out to all users by 5th March 2018.

With this update, the users will be able to unlock the phone with Face Recognition besides Fingerprint sensor on Honor 9 Lite.

To enable face recognition, you need to enroll your face by accepting Face recognition feature in phone settings menu. You can enroll your face by simply looking at the camera. By detecting your face, Honor 9 Lite will detect the positioning between you and the phone and adjusts the direction accordingly. Honor earlier had rolled out Face Unlock feature on its AI driven smartphone, Honor View 10.

“At Honor, we believe in delivering superior and innovative smartphone experiences and the Face Unlock rollout for Honor 9 Lite is in line with our commitment. Honor 9 Lite will be the most affordable smartphone in the Indian market to support Face Unlock feature and will further emerge as the best value for money smartphone with superior hardware and software configurations.” Said P Sanjeev, Vice President, Sales, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

The Honor 9 Lite flaunts a 5.65-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ display with 2.5D curved glass on front and back, and aspect ratio of 18:9. This phone is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor clocked at 2.36GHz with MaliT830-MP2 GPU. It comes with options of 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, and internal storage can be further extended upto 256GB with microSD card. It is packed with 3000mAh battery with Honor’s fifth-generation smart battery saving technology for extended battery life.

On the photographic front, the Honor 9 Lite is mounted with four cameras – two in the rear and two in the front. It has 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash, PDAF and secondary camera of 2MP camera. On the front, it comes with 13MP camera and secondary 2MP camera for brighter selfies with depth feature.

This phone runs Android 8.0 Oreo with latest EMUI 8.0 on top and comes with Hybrid Dual SIM slots. It offers connectivity options of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and 3.5 mm headphone jack. This phone comes with the company’s fourth-generation fingerprint sensor on the back which is very fast and unlocks the phone in just 0.25 seconds.

This phone has stunning look as it has unibody glass body with nano-etched design on its back and shines bright with its mirror-like effect. This is very light weight and slim device having a weight of mere 146 gms.

Honor 9 Lite comes in two variants of 3GB +32GB of internal storage priced at Rs. 10,999 and 4GB RAM + 64GB of internal storage which is priced Rs. 14,999.


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