Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P40 lite
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4G
5G and 4G
128 GB

Pro and cons Huawei P40 lite

  • Powerful for its price
  • Great set of cameras
  • Extra fast charging
  • Modern design
  • No Google apps

Huawei P40 lite with contract

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iD contract £ 14,99 £ 0,00 24 mo 250 unlimited 0,5GB 4G View deal
iD contract £ 16,99 £ 0,00 24 mo unlimited unlimited 2GB 4G View deal
iD contract £ 17,99 £ 0,00 24 mo unlimited unlimited 5GB 4G View deal
iD contract £ 18,99 £ 0,00 24 mo unlimited unlimited 10GB 4G View deal
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Vodafone contract £ 17,00 £ 129,99 24 mo unlimited unlimited 2GB 4G View deal
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Price Huawei P40 lite SIM Free

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Midnight Black
£ 199,99 £ 199,99   View
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Midnight Black
£ 270,99 £ 270,99   View

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Huawei P40 lite product description

The Huawei P40 lite is also sold in other countries as the 'nova 6 SAE', but in both cases we are talking about a same 6.4 inch phone with a three cameras on the back. With a punch-hole in the front of the screen it is nice, modern and bezel-less.

Contemporary look

Huawei is in the proverbial corner where the blows fall and then you have to do something to stand out positively. For example, offer a lot of phones for little money. This P40 lite might be a good example. You get a stylishly designed phone with a modern head, a versatile and functional camera system, neat processor and lots of memory. The P40 lite is glossy and therefore very sensitive to fingerprints. The screen measures a neat 6.4 inches and is still handy thanks to the thin screen edges. The Full HD+ resolution is sharp enough and the selfie camera is placed in a punch-hole that makes it look modern and contemporary.

Huawei P40 lite black front left side

Good camera for its price

For not too much money, the Huawei P40 lite still offers a useable camera system consisting of 4 lenses. There is a 48MP main camera with f/1.8 lens for well-exposed pictures with twilight, an 8MP camera with 120° wide angle lens, 2MP macro lens for shots from 4cm close and a 2MP depth camera that allows portrait mode with background blur. The macro camera is not his cup of tea, but the 48MP primary lens is in good shape. It delivers great results with lots of detail, enough colour and quite a bit of sharpness. The selfie camera in front counts a neat 16MP which is more than enough for sharp and detailed self shots.

Main Huawei P40 lite specifications

  • 6.4" Dewdrop Display with Full HD+ resolution and punch-hole for selfie camera
  • 48+8+2+2MP camera with excellent performance for its price range
  • Android 10 + EMUI 10.0.1 but without Google apps and services
  • 128GB of storage memory, expandable with NM card with up to 256GB
  • Powerful Kirin 810 processor with 6GB of RAM memory
  • 4200mAh battery with 40W fast charge
  • Charge with USB-C cable and features 3.5mm headphone port

Fast charging

Inside the P40 lite we find a Kirin 810 processor which is a solid mid-range processor and powerful enough to play along with. There is also a lot of RAM memory present (6GB but preferably) and therefore it feels fast for a longer time. So apps open smoothly and it doesn't falter much. You have 128GB of storage at your disposal for apps, photos and videos. These apps can't be Google apps like YouTube or Gmail because the P40 Lite, or better said, it can't handle them. Instead, Huawei has created an alternative App Store that does the trick but is not impossible. The battery has a neat 4200 mAh and there is support for Huawei SuperCharge up to 40 Watt. This means your device is 70% charged again in 30 minutes.


Huawei P40 lite specification summary

Dimensions 159,2 x 76,3 x 8,7 mm
Weight 183 gr
EAN code 6901443375783, 6901443375776, 6901443375769, 6901443373772, 6901443373765, 6901443373758
Controls
Fingerprint recognition
Operating system
Android 10
Display
Colour display 6.4 inch, IPS, hole-punch display
Hardware
Camera 2 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP
Front camera 16 MP
Processor 1.88 GHz, 2.27 GHz, octa core
Telephony
Dual SIM
Data network
LTE (4G)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 128 GB (Storage)
Power supply
Battery 4200 mAh
Fast charging

All Huawei P40 lite specifications


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Huawei P40 lite alternatives

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Huawei P40 lite
Huawei P40 Lite E
Honor 8X
Oppo A9 2020 (CPH1937)
Motorola Moto G8 Power

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 Current product    
Fingerprint recognition
Android109.0 (Pie)8.19.0 (Pie)10
Colour display6.4 inch, IPS, hole-punch display6.39 inch, IPS, hole-punch display6.5 inch, FullView IPS FHD+, notch6.5 inch, TFT, notch6.4 inch, Max Vision Full HD+, hole-punch display
Camera2 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP2 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP2 MP, 20 MP, dual camera sensor2 MP, 2 MP, 48 MP, 8 MP16 MP, 2 MP, 8 MP, 8 MP
Front camera16 MP8 MP16 MP16 MP16 MP
Processor1.88 GHz, 2.27 GHz, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710F, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 710, octa core2.0 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, octa coreQualcomm Snapdragon 665, octa core
Dual SIM
LTE (4G)
Internal memory128 GB (Storage)64 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage), 64 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage)64 GB (Storage)
Battery4200 mAh4000 mAh3750 mAh5000 mAh5000 mAh
Fast charging

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