Honor brand returns to PH, launches Honor 9 Lite and 7x on Shopee

Smartphone brand Honor is back in the Philippines through a partnership with e-commerce platform Shopee, where Honor products will be exclusively available online. The official Honor store on Shopee launched on April 25, and the company’s newest smartphones, the quad-camera Honor 9 Lite (P7990) and Honor 7x (P10990) will be offered during Shopee’s flash sale on May 5 (during the 5.5 Shopee Super Sale). You can pre-register for both phones from April 25 to May 4, during which the first 500 users will receive a P250 voucher.

Honor, a smartphone brand owned by Huawei but which operates independently from it, first entered the Philippine market mid 2015, releasing their Honor 6, Honor 6 Plus smartphones. They also released the Honor 4x and 4c. The 6 Plus, in particular, was ahead of its time, with a 13 hour battery life and one of the first midrange phones to have dual rear cameras for bokeh effect.

The Honor 9 Lite is exclusively available on Shopee.

Honor 9 Lite Specs

5.65-inch FHD+ FullView 2160 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved class at 427 ppi
2.36GHz 64-bit Kirin 659 octa-core processor | Mali-T830 MP2
3GB RAM | 32GB storage, up to 256GB via micro SD slot
Rear Camera: 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP w/ PDAF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 13MP f/2.0 + 2MP w/ screen flash
Battery: 3,000mAh
Android 8.0 Oreo w/ EMUI 8.0
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, 4G LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, dual SIM (hybrid)
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Rear fingerprint sensor, face unlock
Colors: black, blue, gray, white
151 x 71.9 x 7.6 mm | 149 g
Price: P7,990 exclusively available at Shopee


The Honor 7X, exclusively available on Shopee.

Honor 7x Specs

5.93 Inch FHD+ FullView 2160 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved class at 407 ppi
2.36 GHz 64 Bit Kirin 659 octa core processor | Mali T830 GPU
4GB RAM | 64GB up to 256GB via micro SD slot
Rear Camera: 16 MP + 2 MP f/2.2 w/ PDAF and dual tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8 MP with Phase Detection Autofocus
3,340 mAh with fast charging
Android 7.0 Nougat w/ EMUI 5.1
WiFi, LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS, A GPS, BDS, dual nano SIM (hybrid)
Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, sound, magnetic
Rear fingerprint sensor
Colors: black, blue, gold
156.5 x 75.3 x 7.6 mm | 165 g
Price: P10,990.0 exclusively available at Shopee

L-R: Shopee Philippines Director Jane Lim and Honor Philippines Country Director Wang Yang shake hands after having signed a Memorandum of Understanding on April 25, 2018 at the Shangri-la at the Fort, BGC.

Shopee is holding the biggest midyear Super Sale now

Don’t forget to check out the ongoing 5.5 Shopee Super Sale (the biggest midyear online sale in the country) happening now until May 5. The sale features massive promos including P55 deals, daily in-app vouchers and surprises, and discounts up to 90% off over a wide range of categories. Check it out here.

The Honor 9 Lite is the company’s first quad-camera smartphone: dual camera on the front, and dual cameras on the back.

You should also visit the Honor Official Store on Shopee. Pre-registrations for the Honor 9 Lite and Honor 7X is here. You can download the Shopee app for FREE on the App Store or Google Play.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.