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ok quick stat pull up that matter
250$ no IP protect, 5,65 inch 2:1 ratio with 1080p, mono speaker, sd slot yes, jack: yes, non-remove 3k.mah battery
13+2mp no ois same as front, Bluetooth 4.2, about 151mm long
I've said this a lot of times and I'm gonna say it again. "Software makes the phone, not hardware." I'm not saying that hardware isn't important, it is. But software is like the soul of the device. And it is what determines the user experience of a product.
Yaaa Joshua.. You are bang on... I m using this smarty phone.. Having a very very satisfying experience #stunning_looks.. Satisfying camera at this range better than most .. Its purely value for money with most of the features
Crazyocta I'm talking about the budget line of smartphones. Of course, if budget isn't an issue, go for better hardware. But in the case of the Honor 9 lite, I don't think hardware matters as much as the user experience. Take a look at the new Nokias or the Mi A1 for example. It has mediocre hardware but runs stock Android which in return provides a better user experience. Imagine them running touchwiz or EMUI. Plus, some problems can also be fixed through software updates like in the case of the pixels. That includes security patches and bugs. That is why software support is so important.
But in the end, it will be determined by ones financial situation and personal preference. Either you prefer good software more than anything else like me, or you prefer hardware over software.
Rooting is another thing and it's out of the conversation. Most consumers won't root their phones anyway.
It's fine if you disagree with me. I totally respect your opinions. :)
Crazyocta i think u are ignoring the price here henceforth your all points are irrelevant to this device..BTW I judge the phone on what comes out of the box..so many don't give a think to your custom ROM options..
Wrong on so many levels.
You cant have a pleasant experience on a low-spec phone. It's like coating crap in honey and then expecting it to taste sweet all of a sudden. Don't like the UI? Grab a launcher. If that doesn't make it any better, flash a custom ROM.
Take a good picture with an old sensor paired up with some low quality plastic lenses. Get a snappy experience on a low end Mediatek chip. Use a 720p panel with 300 nits brightness in broad daylight. The list can go on for ages but i think I've proven my point.