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October 11, 2018

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 9 Lite vs HONOR 7C

Looking for a budget HONOR mobile phone? How to choose the HONOR smartphones? Compare the HONOR 9 Lite and the HONOR 7C, which one is more suitable for you?

compare honor mobile phones – honor 9 lite vs HONOR 7C

The following is the detailed comparison of the HONOR 9 Lite and the HONOR 7C. Don’t miss it.

Specs HONOR 9 Lite HONOR 7C
NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2017, December 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2017, December Available. Released 2018, May
BODY Dimensions 151 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm (5.94 x 2.83 x 0.30 in) 158.3 x 76.7 x 7.8 mm (6.23 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.65 inches, 82.0 cm2 (~75.5% screen-to-body ratio) 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~76.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~428 ppi density) 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Firmware version EMUI 8.0 EMUI 8.0
PLATFORM OS Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 659 Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP2 Adreno 506
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM
MAIN CAMERA Modules 13 MP, PDAF 13 MP, f/2.2, PDAF
2 MP, depth sensor 2 MP, depth sensor
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
SELFIE CAMERA Modules 13 MP 8 MP, f/2.0
2 MP, depth sensor
LED flash No Yes
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Noise cancellation Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Infrared port No No
Radio No FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go microUSB 2.0
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Java No No
Player MP4/H.264 player MP4/H.264 player
MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
Features Document viewer Document viewer
Photo/video editor Photo/video editor
BATTERY Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
MISC Colors Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Glacier Gray, Navy, Seagull Gray, Magic Nightfall, Pearl White Black, Red, Gold, Blue
Price HONOR 9 Lite price in your country HONOR 7C price in your country

Body: The body of HONOR 9 Lite covers glass except its frame is aluminum. The HONOR 7C owns a whole aluminum body except its display. For appearance, the HONOR 9 Lite seems to be in line with current trends. But its glass fuselage with mirror-like effect is less resistant to dirt and less less resistant to fall than the HONOR 7C’s aluminum body. For the weight, the HONOR 9 Lite is 149 g and the 7C is 164g. The 9 Lite is a bit lighter than the other, which is easier to hold without tiring your arms. For colour, the HONOR 9 Lite has much more colour available, which makes you who are love fashion have more choices.

Display: Both of the display of the mobile phones emphasizes the design of FullView. After comparison, we can find that the HONOR 7C’s screen is 5.99 inches while the HONOR 9 Lite’s is 5.65 inches. Without doubt, the screen of the 7C is bigger than the other. But it is still difficult to distinguish which screen of them will bring the bring better visual experience. Why? Because although the display of 7C is large, the screen resolution of 9 Lite is better. The HONOR 9 Lite has more pixels than the HONOR 7C, and its screen pixel density is much bigger.

Performance: For the CPU,the HONOR 9 Lite is faster, because it has 2.36 GHz while the 7C has 1.8 GHz. The faster the CPU is, the smoother the user experience will be. And the HONOR 9 Lite’s chipset is more powerful than the HONOR 7C.

Camera: The difference between their cameras mainly is the front camera. The HONOR 9 Lite features a dual front camera. The dual front camera is useful for certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle selfies and it can bring you better selfie experience. However, the HONOR 7C has the front camera flash, which the HONOR 9 Lite hasn’t. It enables you to take selfies in low light.

According to this comparison between the HONOR 9 Lite and the HONOR 7C, can you find your answer to answer the questions at the beginning of the article?