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Huawei P40 Lite
Huawei P40 Lite
Huawei P40 Lite
Huawei P40 Lite
Huawei P40 Lite

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The Huawei P40 Lite currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
2.27 GHz
Screen Size
48+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


The P40 Lite is part of the first major Huawei phone range to launch without the ubiquitous bouquet of Google Mobile Services, so it has a lot to prove. It's no small thing to carry the global ambitions of one of the world's biggest phone companies on your shoulders. The processing power and build q...

- Gavin Dudley, TechRadar
Digital Camera World

The Huawei P40 Lite 5G is a good value camera phone if you must have a 5G handset, offering decent image quality from its main 64MP camera, and premium design/build for an accessible price. However, if you can do without 5G, other manufacturers will give you very similar camera hardware for a lot le...

- Ben Andrews, Digital Camera World

The decision lies in the hand of the consumer: whether you have the patience to live without Google's range of services. During such times when most of us are stuck at home due to the lockdown, we might not be too enthused with having to jump through hoops in order to get up and running with the P40...

- Daniel Iglesias, AndroidPIT

While the Huawei P40 Lite brings almost everything that makes a good mid-range smartphone, the lack of Google Services is a clear disadvantage. Even though Huawei makes a visible effort to close this gap with its own AppGallery app store and the AppSearch, the offerings are currently unable to keep...

- Manuel Masiero, Notebookcheck

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Common Questions

Huawei backs up the P40 Lite with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.

If your P40 Lite 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's screen size is 6.4 inches with 1080 x 2310 pixels resolution.

2.27 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.27 GHz processor (CPU).


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

48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ 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), 4200 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 1980 minutes, 1084 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

P40 Lite Specs

Release Date March 2, 2020
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System Android 10

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.27 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
2nd camera feature (8 MP, F2.4, Ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Macro lens), 4th camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Bokeh lens)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F.20
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 2310 pixels
Pixel Density 398 pixels
Size 6.4 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 4200 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Up to 958 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 1084 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1980 minutes
Standby Time Up to 22.2 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Midnight Black, Crush Green
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.92 x 7.63 x 0.87 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 183 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
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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