Honor 10X Lite

Honor 10X Lite Review, Pros and Cons – Honor, Huawei’s sub-brand, has re-entered the market with its new Honor 10X Lite smartphone with a fantastic design and Honor’s exclusive magic user interface. The device is already on sale in Saudi Arabia and will soon be available globally. Fortunately, the company has upgraded the dual-camera setup to a versatile 48MP AI camera for camera addicts. Let’s move on to the full review of this new Honor 10X Lite smartphone.

Honor 10X Lite Review

Highlights

  1. The 22.5W Honor Fast charger places the smartphone on the same level as other mid-range devices.
  2. 10X Lite takes photography a step further with the revolutionary 48MP AI quad-camera.
  3. To make sure you have barely plugged your device into an outlet, a large 5000mAh Li-Po battery is on board.
  4. The phone comes with an attractive range of three incredible colors.
  5. Compared to the Honor 9X Lite, the current model features the modern 6.67 inches HD+ screen with a punch-hole selfie camera.

Design and Display

When compared to its predecessor, what attracts attention Honor 10X Lite receives a renewed perforated camera front panel, unlike the primitive notch of the iPhone. When security is at stake, the rear fingerprint sensor is relocated to the side. Let’s put these changes aside, the beautiful rear panel displays a shiny gradient finish alongside an S-type reflection when viewed from different perspectives.

When we move on to display specifications, Honor tries to impress the end-user with a fabulous 6.67 inches IPS LCD screen with an immersive 85% body proportion screen. Thanks to the TUV Blue Light certification, which helps to protect your eyes from harmful blue rays.

Memory and Internal

At the core of the Honor 10X Lite, we don’t see any noticeable improvement in the processing department. To be precise, the internal Kirin 710A is quite similar to Kirin 710 as we saw in the Honor 10 Lite. While SoC may not be the best in the business, it never strives to do a great job when navigating or switching between tasks. However, you cannot expect it to play intensive games at the highest possible settings.

Moving forward, the company’s proprietary Magic UI 3.1 ensures fluid visuals and animations with a number of interesting features, such as smart charging mode, multiple windows, new Huawei assistants, etc.

On the positive side of things, the device can handle applications that require a lot of memory due to a decent 4 GB of RAM combined with an ideal 128 GB internal storage. With support for an external SD card, you should have no trouble uploading all essential files.

Camera

The next big draw point, the 48MP AI camera setup, consists of a 48MP main snapper flanked by an 8MP ultrawide angle lens. Finally, there are two more 2 MP sensors for micro and depth sensors. In addition, the integrated AI algorithm helps to take natural, sharp photos outdoors. In addition, it is an incredible experience to capture photos from different perspectives using various modes, such as ultrawide and macro.

Note that the 8 MP front camera never leaves you behind while taking beautiful portraits. In this pandemic situation, it helps us to make continuous video calls with friends, employees, and family.

Battery and Others

As mentioned earlier, the 5000mAh Li-Po battery has become the new standard for mid-range smartphones. Huawei’s 22.5 W fast charger has the potential to charge the device by up to 46% in about 30 minutes. Unfortunately, there are no Google services the same as on other Huawei phones.

With the competition in mind, the Honor 10X Lite is available online at a price of $ 213 (15,810 INR) which looks partly good and partly bad due to the old Kirin 710 chipset.

Honor 10X Lite Pros and Cons

Honor 10X Lite Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of the Honor 10X Lite smartphone.

SpecificationsHonor 10X Lite
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedOctober 2020
Weight206g
SIMDual SIM
ProtectionNo
Dimensions6.52 x 3.03 x 0.37 inches
Size6.67 inches
DisplayIPS LCD
20:9 ratio
~395 ppi density
60 Hz
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels
OSAndroid 10, Magic UI 3.1
Chipset14 nm – Kirin 710A
CPUOcta-core
4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A73
4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G51 MP4
Card slotYes (dedicated slot)
RAM4GB
Internal128GB
Camera48MP, 8MP, 2MP, 2MP
Selfie8MP
LoudspeakerYes
3.5 mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioYes
NFCYes
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
SensorsSide Mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity
BatteryLi-Po 5000 mAh battery
Fast charging 22.5W
ColorsIcelandic Frost, Midnight Black, Emerald Green
Expected Price$ 213 (15,599 INR)

Honor 10X Lite Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of the pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Honor 10X Lite smartphone.

Pros

  1. 22.5 W fast charging technology
  2. An attractive design is available in 3 colors.
  3. Clear and satisfying photos in daylight.
  4. Excellent screen time with 5000mAh battery.
  5. NFC enabled.
  6. Dedicated MicroSD card slot.
  7. Magic UI 3.1 support.

Cons

  1. Old and less powerful Kirin 710A chipset.
  2. Without any screen protector.
  3. Without Google Play Services.
  4. Only a single variant of 4 GB of RAM is available.
  5. Heating problems during intensive games.
  6. Wireless charging and OTG not present.

Conclusion

In short, the Honor 10X Lite smartphone appears to be a great offering with an attractive design and splendid camera module. However, the company should have used the Kirin 800 series SoC instead of the low-cost 710A chipset. The appropriate price and good power unit would definitely attract buyers, even though there are no Google services.

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