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Huawei P40 Lite

Huawei P40 Lite
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4-inch Fulll-HD+ LTPS LCD Screen
  • Camera 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Main/ 16 MP front
  • Memory 128 GB
  • Platform 8 GB

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 10 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 10 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Huawei P40 Lite Highlights and Overview

The Huawei P40 Lite is obviously the most basic variant of the more premium Huawei P40. The device is the first of the P40-series to be announced by Huawei. Design wise, the phone looks very similar to the recently announce Nova 7i, and so does the specs. It comes in a 6.4-inch screen, with 1080 x 2310 pixels resolutions. The device has above 83% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to the use of a punch-hole screen, which hides the selfies sensor instead of notch section atop the display.

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Huawei made use of four camera modules at the back. The main sensor is a 48-megapixel unit with f/1.8 aperture and a single LED flash. There is a secondary 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens, and two other units of 2-megapixel depth and macro lens. On the front, you are getting a single 16-megapixel with AI beauty and FaceID.

Under the hood, the new P40 Lite runs on the Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 810 CPU. The Chip has a 2.27 GHz octa-core processor, pegged with Mali-G52 MP6 GPU, 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The device runs on the latest Android 10 based on EMUI v10 out of the box.

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Image source: Huawei P40 Lite Twitter

The device offers a side mounted fingerprint scanner, support hybrid SIMs with 4G VoLTE network on both SIMs and available in Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink and Blue colors. The device is fueled by a 4200mAh battery, with 40W fast charger via USB Type-C interface. The full specification and features of the Huawei P40 Lite are contained in the table below.

Huawei P40 Lite Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps or LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Also Known As -


Dimensions 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm
Weight 183 grams
Build Glass front
- Plastic back,
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 101.4 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2310 pixels (~398 ppi density)


Operating System Android 10; EMUI 10
Chipset Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MP6


Card Slot Nano Memory (NM), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2 MP Main Camera Sensors
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Macro mode
Sensor size - 1/1.7"
Leica camera
Vario Summilux-H
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27
720p @ 960 fps
Second sensor: 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
Third Sensor: 2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide) dedicated macro camera
Fourth Sensor: 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel front-facing camera
Camera Features Face Beautification
3D face unlock
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes, Dual stereo speakers
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 29 hours
Stand-by Up to 600 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Huawei P40 Lite User Reviews and Opinions

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