Huawei P30 Lite is another model in the P series released by the company to meet the needs of clients who require high picture quality, excellent display specifications, and high-speed gaming experience. Besides the essential specs, the phone’s design is breathtaking. This is a device that looks classy and stylish.
Huawei P30 Lite has been in the market since its release in April 2019. The phone offers vital features that are considered to be priorities of a majority of smartphone users in the modern world. If you are not well-versed with the details of the phone, read on so that you find out whether it suits your needs or not.
Huawei P30 Lite overview
Check out the advantages and disadvantages of the device;
- Stunning phone design
- Gaming friendly hardware
- Excellent camera for both day and night
- Large display panel with great contrast and color accuracy
- EMUI is fast
- NO 4K video recording
- The 1080p videos are not the best
Huawei P30 Lite specs list
What does this smartphone have to offer?
- Announced: March 2019
- Released: April 2019
- Dimensions: 152.9 x 72.7 x 7.4 mm
- Weight: 159 g
- SIM card: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.15 inches
- Resolution: 1080 x 2312 pixels
- Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1
- Internal memory: 128 GB 4 GB RAM, or 128 GB 8 GB RAM
- Expandable memory: MicroSD up to 1 TB
- Camera: 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP, or 24 MP, 8 MP + 2 MP
- Selfie camera: 24 MP, or 32 MP
- USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery
- Colors: Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
Huawei P30 Lite hardware
Check the description of various hardware components.
At the front top part of the phone, there is the selfie camera shooter, and above it is a thin earpiece grille. On the left side of the grille, it has a green notification LED. The backside of the device comes in three colors; Peacock Blue, Pearl White, or Midnight Black.
The triple camera is at the top left side at the back of the phone. The fingerprint sensor is adjacent to the triple camera deck at a position that is easily reachable when using the device. At the bottom, you will find a USB-C port while a 3.5 mm audio jack and a hybrid SIM slot lie at the top.
The display size is 6.15 inches with IPS technology. The screen aspect ratio is 19.5:9, a resolution of 2312 x 1080 px, and a pixel density of 415 PPI. The phone has an impressive color accuracy. It ranks high among the phones that have excellent brightness and contrast.
The device is run using Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm) chipset. It features a CPU of Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) and GPU of Mali-G51 MP4. The phone has an admirable balanced and sustained performance, and it is recommendable for gaming and multitasking.
Huawei P30 lite boasts of 4 GB RAM and 128 ROM, or 8 GB RAM and 128 ROM. The internal memory specifications are impressive and ideal for keeping data files and phone applications. It also has an external memory card slot that can hold up to 128 GB.
Huawei P30 Lite has a non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery. This is an improvement from P20 Lite that has a 3,000mAh battery. The phone supports 18W fast charging. Its bundled charger is capable of charging a flat battery up to 35% within 30 minutes. Since the phone has excellent display specifications and good performance, the battery capacity might not be enough to power the phone for a considerable duration.
Speaker and call quality
The device has a single bottom-firing speaker. It produces excellent sound quality, and it is suitable for listening to audio files without headphones. You can plug in the headphones, but that will not interrupt the sound quality. It is audible and clear on calls.
Huawei P30 Lite software
OS and features
The operating system of the device is Android 9 Pie, and it comes with Huawei’s EMUI. The high-end model has an Android 9.1 version. It has a fast and accurate rear-mount fingerprint scanner at the backside. The Face Unlock is available only on the front camera. Other sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
Camera, video and image quality
The rear camera has a triple system with 48 MP PDAF f/1.8 snapper, 8 MP fixed-focus f/2.4 ultra-wide, and 2 MP fixed-focus f/2.4 depth sensor. An LED flash provides extra light if necessary. The selfie camera is 24 MP, which is enough to produce high-quality selfie photos. The resulting image has 12 MP resolution with less noise. It is an ideal phone if you love taking photos.
Network and connectivity
The available network technologies are; GSM, HSPA, and LTE. Other connectivity features of the phone include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, and a MicroUSB port.
Huawei P30 Lite price in Nigeria
Currently, Huawei P30 Lite price is between 125,000 Naira and 130,000 Naira on Jumia. Konga, another reputable online store, sets the price for Huawei P30 Lite at 125,000 Naira.
Huawei P30 Lite review
What are some of the reactions of smartphone enthusiasts on the phone? Here are the different opinions expressed by various users of the phone on YouTube;
- Haimi Shah: Watching this on my new p30 lite love this PHONE SO MUCHH. I switched from an iPhone 6s and I'm loving this phone so muchhhhh definitely recommend buying it
- Batman The dark knight: This phone has fast charger and USB C even higher resolution of the screen and it's cheaper too
- Riichy: Huawei P30 is the best series of mobile ever made. Iphone su*ks. Unbelievable phone series.
- Jonathan: I have the pro and my brother has the lite, i kinda regret buying the pro as i can see the lite is so good for its price. The pro isnt worth the price compared to the lite.
The specifications of Huawei P30 Lite puts it in the highly desired budget smartphone category. However, not all of its features are perfect. For instance, it has a good display screen, but it is not an OLED. While the camera captures good quality pictures, compared to other versions P30’s and Pro’s, it is below par. On the other hand, the phone has spectacular features such as gaming-friendly hardware.
Generally, Huawei P30 Lite has an attractive design that easily commands attention, and a closer look at its features reveals that it is an excellent modern-day phone. Even though it is affordable, the price should go down so that it is at par with rival models such as Samsung Galaxy A5.