Huawei Honor 8 Lite features a 5.2 inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It is powered by Huawei's in-house (2.1 GHz + 1.7 GHz) Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 655 processor, along with ARM Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. Besides, it comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

Huawei Honor 8 Lite has 12-megapixel back camera with LED flash coupled with 1.25 um Pixel Size Sensor, and PDAF. For the front camera, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with 77-degree wide angle lens, f/2.0 aperture.

To beginning with, one of the biggest selling point of Huawei Honor 8 is its dual back camera, however, it changed into single back camera on Huawei Honor 8 Lite. Round and metal ring embellishment around the flash and 12 MP camera makes the body's style looks simple. The bottom was replaced by a higher compatibility Micro USB interface, speakers and handset also changed to symmetrical hole design. From the workmanship, Huawei Honor did a better job than the other same level of models. 3.5mm headphone jack was moved to the top of the fuselage, next to a small noise reduction microphone. power button and volume key on the right side has not changed.

Overall, Huawei Honor 8 Lite has more ticks than crosses. It comes with a compact design language, has an improved UI, gives a good battery backup and has a good camera performance.