Shopee partners honor for exclusive launch of honor 9 Lite

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Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan has signed an official partnership with honor Malaysia to unveil the new honor 9 Lite which will be available exclusively on the Shopee platform. The partnership will allow around 9 million Shopee users in Malaysia to purchase honor’s first quad-camera smartphone at RM 699 (RRP RM749) on Shopee’s platform for a limited time on 9 March 2018. honor is the latest brand to be featured on Shopee Mall, a dedicated shopping portal that features more than 400 leading brands and official distributors, offering Shopee users a premium shopping experience.


“We are delighted to partner with honor for this exclusive honor 9 Lite launch. In the past few years we have witnessed tremendous growth in the number of consumers buying electronics, and in particular, smartphones, online. We are delighted to partner with honor to provide a greater variety of choices for consumers,” said Ian Ho, Regional Managing Director of Shopee. “In line with our 2018 plans, we aim to forge more strategic partnerships with established brands to start selling their products on our platform. Being a major e-commerce player in the region, we aim to assist more brands to expand their reach online and to further grow their businesses by tapping on a wider customer base.”

“We are excited to partner with Shopee to introduce our very first four-camera phone, the honor 9 Lite to the Malaysia market. As a global leading smartphone e-brand, there is a lot of potential for us to partner with Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. This partnership is a starting point for us, and there are many other avenues we can collaborate on,” said Zhao Zhiwei, Head of honor Malaysia.


Zhao further added, “honor promises continued excitement for our fans and customers. Malaysia was the first global market to introduce our Crush Red honor View10 and we are now proud to introduce the honor Lite series for the very first time locally – usually only introduced in the European and Indian market. By introducing the honor 9 Lite locally, we believe this would continue to strengthen our presence and commitment here in Malaysia. The honor 9 Lite will be the perfect companion for selfie enthusiast with its front dual-camera setup.”


Capture Moments in HD with Four Cameras

The honor 9 Lite features a dual-lens 13MP+2MP camera on both the front and rear, allowing users to capture crystal clear and stunning images anytime, anywhere and anyway. With its upgraded, customisable, in-depth beautification feature, and hardware-level bokeh effects, this is no doubt the perfect device for selfie enthusiast.


Stunning Design and Display

Designed with both aesthetics and function in mind, the honor 9 Lite showcases an unsparing craftsmanship that is stunning from every angle. It boasts a bezel-less 5.65-inch FullView HD Display screen and mirror-like glass finish with a high screen-to-body ratio, promising to give users a device with a luxe design.


Performance Packed

The honor 9 Lite is powered by the Kirin 659 processor and is equipped with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage (expandable up to 256GB). It also packs a 3,000mAh battery which is able to provide users a day’s usage even on heavy use.

The stunning honor 9 Lite will be available in Sapphire Blue and Glacier Gray.


To celebrate the launch, Shopee will also be running a selfie contest on Instagram from 12 to 31 March, with a chance for participants to win the all-new honor 9 Lite. All users have to do is to simply upload a selfie with their BFF on Instagram, add a caption sharing why they think their BFF is beautiful, and tag @shopee_my with the hashtag #ShopeeXhonor. 2 lucky winners will be picked to receive the grand prize of an honor 9 Lite for both themselves and their BFFs, while 10 winners will be picked to receive 10,000 Shopee coins each. Additionally, from 7 to 9 March, Shopee users can also play the Facebook Live game to unlock the Code of Honor, with a daily winner picked to receive an honor 9 Lite.


The first 150 buyers of honor 9 Lite will receive the latest selfie-worthy makeup from Maybelline New York, a global leader in makeup, worth RM50. Stay tuned for an exciting surprise from Malaysia’s No 1 makeup brand inspired by the hottest NY trends, who will be collaborating with honor during ‘The honor Day’.

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