Honor 9 Lite was launched back in December 2017. It’s over 2.5 years since its launch, which means the company won’t upgrade the phone. But with the help of custom ROMs available from various developers you can have a taste to the latest Android features. If you want to install a custom ROM on Honor 9 Lite, then you’re at the right place. Here in this article we will list some of the best custom ROMs for Honor 9 Lite. You can choose the best suitable for you to install it.

Best Custom ROMs for Honor 9 Lite

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Talking about the specs of Honor 9 Lite, It is powered with an Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 659 Soc and Mali-T830 GPU. It has two storage variants one has 3GB RAM + 32GB storage and 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Honor 9 Lite features a 5.65-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio with 1080 x 2160 pixel resolution. The phone is packed with a dual-camera setup that has 13MP + 2MP cameras. On the front side also there are 13MP + 2MP cameras. Honor 9 Lite has a 3000 mAh battery and runs on Android 8.0 out of the box. However, the phone also got the EMUI 9.1 based on the Android 9.0 Pie update.

Advantages of custom ROM

As you know Android is an open-source mobile operating system. So developers can customize the Android firmware, and that customized firmware is called Custom ROMs. Custom ROM has many advantages over the stock ROMs. We have listed below some of the main advantages of custom ROMs.

  • You can uninstall the bloatware apps from your phone.
  • Custom mods can be installed on custom ROMs.
  • It improves the performance of your Android phones.
  • Get fast Android updates faster.
  • It will increase the battery life of your Android Device.
  • You will be able to personalize everything on your phone.

Along with all these advantages, there are some disadvantages to installing Custom ROM. One of the main disadvantages is, installing a custom ROM on your device will void the warranty.

Note: Gadgetsay is no way responsible for any damage to the device and data. Moreover, Back up your data, as in the process of installing the Custom ROM your data stored on your device might get erased.

List of the Best Custom ROMs for Honor 9 Lite

LineageOS 15.1

LineageOS is the most popular Custom ROM developer. It almost provides custom ROM for all the major Android phones out there. LineageOS is based on AOSP (Android Open Source Project). You must install the Gapps separately if you want to use full Google services.

Lineage OS

LineageOS 15.1 for Honor 9 Lite made on Android 8.0 oreo. According to the developer and other users, all the features except VoLTE, and AudioFX on headphones are working properly. If you want to install the LineageOS 15.1 on Honor 9 Lite follow the link below.

Download LineageOS 15.1

CypherOS 7.0


It is also known as Android Open Source Cypher Project, it is based on AOSP. Cypher ROM provides pure Android experience and developed focusing on the performance of your phone. Cypher ROM also takes the features from LineageOS, AICP, AOKP, Dirty Unicorn, Paranoid Android. It is developed on Android 9.0 pie. If you’re interested in installing the CypherOS 7.0 on your Honor 9 Lite, then follow the link below.

Download CypherOS 7.0

OpenKirin AOSP Collection

It is also based on the AOSP (Android Open Source Project). It is fully optimized for all Kirin powered Huawei/ Honor Phones. The OpenKirin ROM is developed by taking features from LineageOS, ResurrectionRemix OS, Omni ROM. You have to install Gapps on your phone to use Google services separately. OpenKirin AOSP ROM runs on Android 8.0 Oreo. After installing the ROM almost all the features of Honor 9 Lite are working properly. If you want to install the OpenKirin ROM on your phone then follow the link below.

Download OpenKirin

I hope you find the best suitable custom ROM for your Honor 9 Lite. If you have any queries or feedback kindly use the comment box below.

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