Honor Launches New Chinese Version of Honor 20 Lite With Upgraded Specs

After a number of leaks, the Honor 20 Lite finally launched in China on October 22. The phone features a triple rear camera setup, a Kirin 710F processor, and a 6.3-inch full-HD OLED display.

Huawei Honor 20 Lite display
Honor 20 Lite display (Source: Honor)

The Honor 20 Lite China variant is a whole lot different than the global variant that was launched earlier this year. The new phone comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner, whereas the global variant comes with a rear fingerprint sensor. It also sports a waterdrop notch and a triple rear camera setup featuring a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP wide-angle lens as well as a 2MP depth sensor.

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Honor 20 Lite China variant triple-camera setup
Honor 20 Lite China variant triple-camera setup (Source: Honor)

The processor is upgraded from a Kirin 710 chipset on the European version to a Kirin 710F chipset on this new model. The rear panel also adopts a gradient glass design which adds to the beauty of the device and is available in three colors all with poetic names like Icelandic Fantasy, Blue Water Jade and Magic Night Black.

Huawei Honor 20 Lite Colors
Honor 20 Lite Colors (Source: Honor)

The handset runs on Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1 and is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery with 22.5W rapid charging.

Honor 20 Lite 4000mAh battery (Source: Honor)

The Honor 20 Lite is available at 1,399 yuan ($197) for the base configuration with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It also supports storage expansion via a microSD card for up to 256GB.