Huawei launched its latest smartphone named Huawei P40 lite 5G. This phone goes official in the European markets and joins the Huawei P40 family including P40, P40 Pro, P40 Pro+.
Huawei P40 Lite 5G is a new device for the Europe market, but it is a rebranded version of the Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G that was launched in China this April.
Huawei P40 lite 5G overview
The Huawei P40 lite 5G has a 6.59-inch full-HD+ IPS display with 1,080×2,400 pixels resolutions. It has a 60Hz refresh rate, 84 percent screen-to-body ratio. It comes with a round-shaped cutout at the top-left corner of the screen providing space for the selfie camera.
P40 lite 5G houses a quad rear camera setup having 48 MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, an 8 MP ultrawide camera with f/2.4 aperture, an 2 MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture and 2 MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The rear cameras are aligned in a vertical line module.
For selfies, this phone has a 16 MP primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. In terms of videos, this smartphone can capture 4K videos at 30fps from the rear camera and 1080p videos at 30fps from the selfie camera.
You would get a side-mounted fingerprint sensor in this phone. This smartphone measures 162.3 x 75 x 8.6 mm and weighs 189 grams.
Huawei P40 lite 5G smartphone is powered by the octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 820 SoC, coupled with 6GB of RAM.
This smartphone runs on EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10. You won’t get Google Play Services with this phone. It comes with preloaded AppGallery that is an alternative to the Google Play Store.
For connectivity, this includes include 4G LTE, USB Type-C port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, infrared (IR) blaster, and more.
P40 lite 5G is backed by a 4,000 mAh battery that also supports fast-charging up to 40 W.
Huawei P40 lite 5G full specifications
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2020, May 15
Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, May 28
162.3 x 75 x 8.6 mm (6.39 x 2.95 x 0.34 in)
189 g (6.67 oz)
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~83.8% screen-to-body ratio)
1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services
Kirin 820 5G (7nm)
Octa-core (1×2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3×2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
128GB 6GB RAM
64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF
LED flash, Panorama, HDR
16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
5.1, A2DP, LE
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Fast charging 40W, 70% in 30 min (advertised)
Crush Green, Space Silver, Midnight Black
About 400 EUR
Huawei P40 lite 5G price for the single 6GB + 128GB storage variant is set at 399 euros in Europe. The phone comes with Crush Green, Space Silver, Midnight Black color options.
The pre-orders of the phone have already started, and the sales are expected to begin on May 29. There is no official announcement on India availability.