Huawei announced the new Huawei G9 Lite smartphone along with its MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet in China. The Huawei G9 Lite sports a 5.2-inch Full HD IPS display, is backed by a 3000mAh battery and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow skinned with Huawei EMUI 4.1. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back.
The smartphone will come in two variants, one with Octa-Core Kirin 650 SoC coupled with Mali T830 GPU, and another one with Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 64-bit processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU.
The phone comes with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory which can be expanded by up to 128GB via microSD. It features a 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, 5P lens, f/2.0 aperture, along with an 8 Megapixel selfie camera.
On the connectivity front, the Huawei G9 Lite has Dual SIM slots with 4G LTE support, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1 LE. The device measures 146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5mm and weighs in at 143 grams.
The Huawei G9 Lite will cost 1,599 yuan (roughly US$ 245 / Rs. 16390) for Kirin 650 SoC model and 1,699 yuan (roughly US$ 261 / Rs. 17,415) for the Snapdragon 617 SoC variants. The handset is now available for pre-order in China and will start shipping from May 13th.
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Meanwhile, the Huawei MediaPad M2 7.0 tablet comes with a 7-inch Full HD display, 4,360mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor into the home button. The tablet is powered by a Snapdragon SoC along with 3GB of RAM. It houses a 13 Megappixel rear camera with LED flash. And of course, it has all the basic connectivity features.
The Huawei M2 7.0 will cost 1599 yuan (roughly US$ 245 / Rs. 16,380) for 16GB variant and 1799 yuan (roughly US$ 276 / Rs. 18,440) for the 32GB model. It is now available to order in China.