7.5/10
Informr score
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
Android
Processor
2.27 GHz
Screen Size
6.4"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechRadar

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
AndroidPIT

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
Notebookcheck

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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Screen Size
6.4"

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

Processor
2.27 GHz

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

OS

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

Camera
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.

Storage
128 GB

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

Battery
4200mAh

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

Overview
Release date March 2, 2020
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 10

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.27 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
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 (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1980 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 22.2 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
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
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
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info nanoSD (up to 256 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Flash
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
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
16+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F.20
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, FLV, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Unknown
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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