Huawei P40 Lite is the smaller version of the P40 series. As of the time of writing this post, the P40 series are yet to be launched, the launch date is March 26. Huawei P40 Lite is the rebranded Nove 6 SE which was unveiled in China in December last year running Kirin 990 chipset.

Huawei P40 Lite Specs & Features

  • Display: LTPS IPS LCD, 6.4inches, 1080 x 2310 pixels (398 ppi).
  • Platform: Android 10, EMUI 10.0. Hisilicon Kirin 810 chipset, Octa-core 2.27GHz CPU & a Mali-G52 MP6 GPU.
  • Storage: 8GB/128GB ROM. Expandable
  • Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad rear cameras.
  • Selfie camera: 16MP f/2.0 aperture.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4,200 mAh battery, Fast battery charging 40W.
  • Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue.
  • Price: $330/N120,000


Looking at the design, the P40 Lite looks like the Nova 6 SE. It has a square camera module which houses quad cameras. There is a single led flash underneath the cameras. It weighs about 183grams with a dimension of 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm and it uses a Hybrid SIM slot.

The phone arrives in four colours which are Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue.


Coming on to the display, it has a 6.4inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 by 2310 pixels. It has a ppi of 398 and a screen to body ratio of 83.5%. The display is an LTPS IPS LCD screen with up to 16M colors. There is a punch hole cutout for the selfie camera.

Hardware & Software

Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a Hisilicon Kirin 810 chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.27GHz. It runs on Android 10 with the latest EMUI 10 on top. There is a GPU of Mali-G52 MP6 for graphics or gaming.

The phone comes in only one configuration which is an 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. You can extend the storage with a Micro SD card up to 256GB.


For photography, the rear of the smartphone houses quad cameras which are a 48MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP ultra wide with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

It can shoot a 4k videos and 1080p videos at 30fps. On the front, there is a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera can only take a 1080p videos at 30fps. There is no selfie flash but the rear has a led flash. Some of the photography features of the P40 Lite include Super Night Mode and AI driven video editor that allows users to add background music and trim sequences.


Coming to the power source, the device is powered by a 4,200mAh battery which supports 40W fast charging. The charger can take this device from zero to 70% under 30 minutes. Fingerprint sensor is at the side of the phone and connectivity options includes Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS.

Huawei P40 Lite Price in Nigeria & Availability

The Huawei P40 Lite price in Nigeria starts from N120,000 which translates to $330 USD and it’s Availablity in Nigeria is not yet confirmed but we guess it might be available soon.

Note: This price listed here is what the smartphone is priced abroad and not in Nigeria. It might be priced at this amount if it arrives in Nigeria but there is a huge possibility that the price will change if it arrives in Nigeria. Just take this price as a pinch of salt for now.

Huawei P40 Lite - Full Specifications

2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
4GLTE (unspecified)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 400/75 Mbps
Announced2020, February 27
Dimensions159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm (6.27 x 3.00 x 0.34 in)
Weight183 g (6.46 oz)
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
TypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 101.4 cm2 (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2310 pixels (~398 ppi density)
OSAndroid 10.0; EMUI 10
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G52 MP6
Card slotNM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Triple48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0", 1.75µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video[email protected], [email protected]
Single16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1", 1.0µm
Video[email protected]
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
SizeNon-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh battery
ChargingFast battery charging 40W
ColorsBlack, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue
PriceAbout 300 EUR


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