Honor has recently launched the Honor 10 Lite mid-range phone with Android 9 Pie OS and Kirin 710 chipset. The Honor 10 Lite models for China bears model numbers such as HRY-AL00, HRY-AL00a and HRY-TL00. The HRY-LX1 model that will be aimed towards European markets has been already approved by Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) earlier this year. Now, another variant of the same phone with model number HRY-LX2 has been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S.
The FCC listing of the Honor 10 Lite HRY-LXA2 model suggests that the global launch of the phone may not be far away. Apart from the U.S., the handset is also speculated to debut in India since the predecessor model was made official in January this year.
The Honor 10 Lite features a waterdrop notch screen of 6.21 inches. It produces Full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The Kirin 710 chipset is assisted by up to 6 GB of RAM. The handset comes with up to 128 GB of storage. For expanding the storage, the Honor 10 Lite is equipped with a microSD card slot.
The 3,400mAh battery of the phone supports 5V/2V charging. It comes loaded with Android 9 Pie OS flavored EMUI 9.0. The back panel of the phone is fitted with 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera system. For shooting selfies, it features a front-facing camera of 24-megapixel. In China, the Honor 10 Lite variants such as 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage, 6 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage are respectively priced at 1,399 Yuan (~$202), 1,699 (~$245) and 1,899 Yuan (~$274).
Rumors have it that the handset will be arriving in Europe with Huawei P Smart 2019 moniker. It is expected to arrive with a smaller battery of 3,320mAh capacity. It may come in models like 32 GB storage + 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage + 4 GB RAM and could be available in colors like Midnight Black and gradient color Aurora Blue.