After some months of being launched in China, Honor has decided to come to Europe with two new smartphones which are the Honor 50 and Honor 50 Lite. The goodness here is that they are both coming with full Google services support which wasn’t possible for a long time. In this article, we’ll go through the specs and features of the Honor 50 and Honor 50 Lite alongside their pricing. Without further ado, let’s get right into it.
Honor 50 and Honor 50 Lite Prices
The Honor 50 is priced at €530 and €600 for the 6GB 128GB model and 8GB 256GB model respectively. On the other hand, the Honor 50 Lite is priced at around €300 for the 6GB 128GB model.
Honor 50 and Honor 50 Lite Specs
Upfront, the Honor 50 has a 6.57-inch OLED display that has an FHD+ resolution, 1B color support, and can refresh at up 120Hz with a punch-hole cutout. The Honor 50 Lite on the other hand has a slightly larger 6.67-inch IPS LCD display that has an FHD+ resolution with a pill-shaped cutout.
Under the hood, the Honor 50 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G (6nm) SoC coupled with the Adreno 642L GPU. It comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of internal with no expansion support. On the other hand, the Honor 50 Lite comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage with no expansion support also. There’s no info on which processor is powering the Honor 50 Lite.
They both run on Magic UI 4.2 based on Android 11 with full Google services straight out of the box.
As for the camera, there’s a quad-camera setup on the Honor 50 that features a 108MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. It has a 32MP selfie camera tucked in the punch-hole cutout. As for the video, the rear camera can go up to 4K 30 while the selfie camera is capped at 1080p.
The Honor 50 Lite also has a quad rear camera setup that features a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth camera. It has a 16MP selfie camera tucked in the Galaxy S10 inspired pill-shaped cutout. As for the video, both the selfie and rear camera are capped at 1080p.
As for power, they both come with a 4,300 mAh battery and both support 66W fast charging via their USB-C port.
For biometric authentication, there’s an in-display fingerprint scanner on the 50 and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on the 50 Lite.
As for connectivity, the Honor 50 has 5G network support Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and NFC while the Honor 50 Lite has Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and NFC.