Honor Breaks The Glass Ceiling, Brings The Face Unlock Feature at INR 10999

  • Honor 9 Lite HOTA update roll out to complete by 5th March 2018

New Delhi, 21st February 2018 – Honor, Huawei’s e-brand for digital natives today announced that one of its best budget smartphones, Honor 9 Lite has started receiving Face Unlock feature via (Huawei’s Over the air update) HOTA update. The HOTA rollout has started in batches and will be rolled out to everyone by 5th March 2018.

Face Unlock Intelligent feature is usually available in flagship level smartphones, however, Honor in its endeavor to deliver unmatched smartphone innovation to the Indian consumers has announced the intelligent unlock feature in Honor 9 Lite also. To enable face recognition, you need to enroll your face by accusing 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 detects the positioning between you and the phone and adjusts the direction accordingly. Honor earlier had rolled out Face Unlock feature for its most affordable 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 is a 5.65-inch smartphone with an 18:9 IPS display, designed with dual cameras on both the front and rear and runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0. The quad-camera smartphone that delivers unparalleled images for the selfie-lovers, will be available at an extremely competitive price point of INR 10,999 for the 32 GB variant and INR 14,999 for the 64 GB variant. Honor is an industry leader in its creation of reasonable value products, combining top-end quality and performance at a highly competitive price point. Compared to other smartphones in the same price bracket, the Honor 9 Lite leads the way in combining value with the all-important wider screen, bezel-less display and a series of high-end features; from the premium double-sided 2.5D glass unibody, 13MP quad-lens camera, a 3000 mAh long-lasting battery with unmatched durability and quality. Ever since the first sale, Honor has experienced an unmatched consumer feedback, which has boosted Honor 9 Lite’s rank to the top as one of the bestselling smartphones from Honor’s Portfolio this year.

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