After Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro, Huawei has now launched its cheaper and light variant called ‘Mate 9 Lite’. Just like flagships, this phone also comes with Dual cameras at the rear. Packed inside unibody metal design, the phone comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with company’s own skin EMUI 4.1 on top of it. It also has a Dual SIM support with Hybird slots. Huawei has added fingerprint sensor on the back phone for better security of the device.
The phone features a 5.5 inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display offering 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Huawei has powered the new Mate 9 Lite with Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor along with Mali T830-MP2 from which you can expect pretty good performance. There are two variants of the phone in terms of RAM and storage, i.e. 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage memory. Both these variants support microSD card up to 256GB for expansion.
The new Mate 9 Lite can be good choice for photography fans too because of its Dual camera setup on the rear facing that includes a 12 Megapixel primary camera with LED flash, 1.25μm pixel size and PDAF for 0.3-second quick focus along with the secondary 2 Megapixel camera for capturing depth information. For selfie fans, there’s an 8 Megapixel front facing shooter. As per connectivity, the phone supports 4G VoLTE connectivity with other basic options like WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. It is powered on 3340mAh battery.
Huawei Mate 9 Lite Specifications:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with EMUI 4.1
- Hybird Dual SIM support
- Fingerprint sensor
- 5.5 inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display
- 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
- Octa-core Kirin 655 ( 4 x 2.1GHz + 4 x 1.7GHz) 16nm processor
- Mali T830-MP2
- 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage memory, Expandable up to 256GB using microSD card
- 12 Megapixel camera with LED flash, 1.25μm pixel size, PDAF along with secondary 2 Megapixel camera
- 8 Megapixel front-facing camera
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS
- 3340mAh battery
You can download the official PC Suite software for your new Mate 9 Lite from here along with latest Huawei Official USB Driver in just one click. These both are very important tools for your phone that not only increases the productivity but also provides better security to each information stored on the phone. PC suite is a computer based client for your Huawei phone that lets you Sync essential information between phone and computer as well as with clouds. It also lets you Backup the entire phone with all its apps, sd data, files, folders, settings, etc on computer in a single file. If anything goes wrong with phone you can simply Restore it back to its state, without loosing even a single file.
Using the PC suite you can also share mobile internet over USB cable instantly, you can sync multimedia files between phone and PC, you can send or receive SMS from computer screen, you can manage the entire phone from your computer and much more. USB Driver on other hand is must because it is the one that connects your phone with computer. You will also need this driver if you want to Root or install any Custom ROM on your phone.