Huawei P20 Lite

Full Specifications, Price, Review & Should you Buy?

Key Specs:
  • 5.84 inches, Full HD+ Bezel-less display, 19:9 aspect ratio
  • 2.36 GHz Octa-Core Huawei’s Kirin 659 Processor
  • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Internal Storage, microSD up to 256 GB
  • 16 MP + 2 MP Dual cameras, 24 MP Front camera
  • Android 8.0 Oreo, 3000 mAh battery, Fast Charging
  • 3D Facial Recognition, AR Stickers, Bokeh effects
  • Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Unlock, Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE
Huawei P20 Lite Price in India:

 13,979
on
Availability Details:
Amazon Exclusive.
OS Updates?
May get future Android updates


Strength

  • Very beautiful, premium bezel-less design
  • Excellent front camera
  • Good rear cameras
  • Very good 19:9 display
  • Compact size compared to competitors
  • Good performance for daily usage
  • Latest Android Oreo
  • Facial unlock + Fingerprint scanner

Weakness

  • Lags a little with heavy games
  • More powerful processor expected at this price
  • Price should have been 2-3k lower


Should You Buy?

Overall, the Huawei P20 Lite, with its very beautiful design is a very good all-round smartphone. It packs in very good cameras, modern & beautiful 19:9 display with bezel-less design and latest software. One area where it should have done better at this price is the performance part. And when compared to two of its biggest rivals, Oppo F7 & Vivo V9, it is better than both, also it is more compact. So, it is a good package, worth putting your money in.

Our Score
75
Out of 100
Performance:
34%
Rear Camera:
65%
Front Camera:
95%

0%

User Rating: 4.18 ( 3 votes)


Huawei P20 Lite Full Specifications:
Phone Details
Phone Name(s) Huawei P20 Lite, Huawei Nova 3e (in China)
Manufacturer Huawei
Announced March 2018
Released April 2018
Body
Build Bezel Less, Metal body with front & glass back
Colors
Klein Blue
Midnight Black
Dimensions 148.6 × 71.2 × 7.4 mm
Weight 145 grams
Buttons On-screen navigation buttons, Power button, Volume rocker
Display
Screen Size 5.84 inches
Display Type FullView, LTPS IPS LCD
Resolution Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels)
Pixel Density 432 pixels per inch (PPI)
Aspect Ratio 19:9 aspect ratio
Display Area 80.5% screen-to-body ratio
Protection 2.5D curved toughened glass
Touchscreen Yes, Capacitive, Multitouch
Performance
Processor 2.36 GHz Octa-Core Huawei's Kirin 659 Processor
RAM 4 GB
GPU Mali-T830 MP2
Storage
Internal 64 GB
External microSD up to 256 GB
USB OTG Yes
Operating System
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
User Interface EMUI 8.0
Features -
Cameras
Rear Camera 16 MP + 2 MP Dual Cameras with LED flash
Details f/2.2 aperture, 1.0 µm pixel size, PDAF, Bokeh effect
Video Recording 1080p @30fps
Front Camera 24 MP
Details f/2.0 aperture, 1.0 µm pixel size, 78° wide-angle lens, 3D facial recognition, AR Stickers, Face Beauty
Video Recording 1080p @30fps
SIM
SIM Dual SIM (hybrid slots)
SIM Size Nano SIM
Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh Li-Po battery
Fast Charging Yes, 9V/2A Fast Charger
Wireless Charging No
Removable Battery No
Security and Sensors
Security Fingerprint Scanner, Facial Unlock
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Location GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
USB Type USB Type-C
FM Radio Yes
NFC Yes
Infrared No
Sound
Speakers Yes
3.5mm Headphone Jack Yes
Microphone One primary microphone and one dedicated microphone for Active noise cancellation
Network
Cellular Networks 2G, 3G, 4G / VoLTE
2G Bands GSM 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Bands HSDPA 800/ 850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100
4G Bands -
Speed -
SAR Values
Head -
Body -
Other Features
Notification LED Yes
Water Resistance No
In Box Contents
What's in the box? Huawei P20 Lite, Charger, USB Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Sim Ejection tool, Warranty card, Earphone
Disclaimer: We have tried our best to list correct specs & information on this page, but still cannot guarantee it is 100% correct.
Huawei P20 Lite Review:

Huawei, after launching some good & popular phones under its Honor branding, has now launched a new mid-budget smartphone under its own name, known as the Huawei P20 Lite. As evident from its name, the Huawei P20 Lite is a lighter variant of Huawei’s new flagship Huawei P20, which is also launched alongside it in India. The Huawei P20 Lite looks stunningly beautiful with its bezel-less design with glass back and has got a very premium build quality and feels like a flagship phone.

However, it has also got an iPhone X like ‘notch’ on top of the display, the areas besides the notch are used to show notification icons and time. There is also an option to hide the notch if you find it distracting or annoying, it basically turns the area beside the notch to black so you don’t feel the presence of it. The Huawei P20 Lite sports a 5.84 inches FullView display, which fits in the size of a typical 5.2 inches phone and is relatively smaller than most of its competitors. So if you are looking for a little compact phone with a modern display, it can be a good choice. The 19:9 aspect ratio Full HD+ display has good quality and good colors.

The smartphone runs on Huawei’s 2.36 GHz Octa Core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor which is also used in most of Huawei’s budget smartphones like Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X, and Honor 9i. It comes paired with 4 GB RAM and Mali-T830 MP2 GPU and delivers good performance for some gaming and multitasking but may lag a little with very heavy games. The Huwaei P20 Lite runs on Android 8.0 Oreo based EMUI 8.0 on top, the EMUI is beautiful, feature rich and well optimized.

Coming to the cameras, the P20 Lite features a dual rear camera setup on the back, with a 16 MP primary sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a 2 MP secondary sensor for depth and bokeh effects. The picture quality is very good, the camera produces images with natural colors and good bokeh effects. On the front lies one of the greatest highlights of the Huawei P20 Lite, where it houses a 24 MP f/2.0 aperture selfie shooter with a pixel size of 1.0 μm and 78° FOV. It captures excellent selfies and also uses AI to create beautiful portrait shots with bokeh effects.

The Huawei P20 Lite also features Facial unlock, which unlocks the phone by just looking at it, in 800 milliseconds. It also packs a good fingerprint scanner on the back. The phone comes with a hybrid slot for two sim cards or a sim and a microSD card. It comes with 64 GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 256 GB. The Huawei P20 Lite is powered by a non-removable 3000 mAh Li-Po battery, which should have been a little bigger. It comes with fast charging support and comes with a 9V/2A charger. It comes with USB Type-C for data syncing and charging, and also comes with NFC for added connectivity. With 145 grams of weight and 7.4 mm of thickness, the phone feels relatively light and compact.

Huawei P20 Lite (Klein Blue):

Huawei P20 Lite (Midnight Black):


Huawei P20 Lite is suitable to use for:
  • Heavy Users
  • Normal Day to Day Users
  • Heavy Gamers
  • Moderate Gamers
  • Camera Lovers
  • Selfie Lovers
  • Multimedia Consumption

Rahul Dubey

Rahul is a Professional Blogger and the Founder of 'Best Tech Guru'. He is a Computer Science & Engineering graduate and the passion for Technology & Entrepreneurship kept him away from a regular job, now he spends all his time with latest technology and loves to help people. He is a Tech enthusiast and has written hundreds of articles over the years on this blog. Follow @iamRahulD

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