Huawei launched a cheaper variant of Mate 9 called the Mate 9 Lite. The Huawei Mate 9 Lite also comes with dual cameras on the back along with finger print sensor. This handset is using Kirin 655 octa core chipset.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite is a dual SIM handset (a hybrid slot) sporting 5.5 inch 2.5D curved screen playing around with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. Inside it gets power from Huawei Kirin 2.1GHz 64 bit 16nm Octa Core processor with Mali T830 GPU.

Mate 9 Lite sails on EMUI 4.1 over Marshmallow with optional 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM or 4GB RAM / 64GB ROM. Users can use dual SIM or use a micro SD card of up to 256GB. Handset weight is 162 grams and thickness is 8.2mm.

There is a finger print sensor on the back along with a 12MP PDAF camera + a 2MP camera. The camera on the front can shoot in 8MP resolution.  The handset is loaded with following sensors accelerometer, proximity, light, magnetic and hall.

Huawei Mate 9 Lite launched

Additional features are 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, WiFi 2.4GHz and Bluetooth 4.1. Huawei Mate 9 Lite houses a 3340 mAh non-removable battery.

The Huawei Mate 9 Lite price has not yet been disclosed.