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Huawei P40 lite 5G
Huawei P40 lite 5G
Huawei P40 lite 5G
Huawei P40 lite 5G
Huawei P40 lite 5G
Huawei P40 lite 5G

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The Huawei P40 lite 5G currently has an Informr score of 8.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 3 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.36 GHz
Screen Size
64+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


The P40 lite 5G’s appeal is not only limited to its support for a faster network. Rather, it’s a well-rounded device with various advantages and highlights past its 5G functionality. This adds up to a smartphone that is not only for early adopters or 5G enthusiasts, but for anyone looking for a futu...

- Gearburn

With the P40 Lite 5G, Huawei offers a 5G smartphone at a budget price, which unfortunately also has an effect on the quality in other places.

- Mike Wobker, Notebookcheck
Mighty Gadget

What should be the best affordable 5G phone on the market is hampered by ongoing political issues. The chipset, camera and none Google related software experience are all a cut above the rest at this price. Getting the phone to work the way you want is possible, but it is a big adjustment that some...

- James Smythe, Mighty Gadget

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Common Questions

The P40 lite 5G price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Huawei P40 lite 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.

Huawei backs up the P40 lite 5G with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.

If your P40 lite 5G has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Huawei support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Huawei's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Huawei P40 lite 5G's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

2.36 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G (7nm) Octa-core 2.36 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. An external, nanoSD (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 4000 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 480 minutes.

P40 lite 5G Specs

Release Date May 28, 2020
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G (7nm) Octa-core 2.36 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.81 W/kg
Body: 1.10 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, 2nd camera feature (8MP, f/2.4, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, Macro), 4th camera feature (2MP, f/2.4, depth)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
F/2.0, Face unlock
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 405 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, HDR10
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging Yes
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 480 minutes
Standby Time Up to 8 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Glass
Colors Space Silver, Crush Green, Midnight Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.23 x 7.5 x 0.86 cm (6.4 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 189 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating Unknown
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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