Huawei P20 Lite Review

Huawei P20 Lite: Similar Specs as P20 but at Budget-friendly Price

Our Verdict:

The Huawei P20 Lite offers a power-packed device for luxury. The configuration is excellent to perform highly while handling multiple tasks.

The storage is enormous, allowing you to save a large number of songs, pictures, etc. You can take good photos of the excellent cameras, including the front lens.

Although the battery backup is not very spectacular, fast loading means it’s easy to use regularly. Overall, the smartphone is among the finest in this cost range with all of its characteristics.

Pros & Cons

  • The Gorgeous Onboard Configuration
  • A Whopping Storage
  • Impressive Cameras
  • The Notch isn’t Supported by Many Apps
  • Average Battery Life
  • Performance is Average

Although Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is very active in the UK like HTC, OnePlus and Motorola – but the company has not frequently introduced smartphones under its own name.

The Huawei P20 Lite UK is one of the two new smartphones that the Chinese company has launched in the UK, and the other one is the P20 Pro. The Lite version has little in common with the Pro despite sharing P20, although it has a glass-and-metal body, dual back cameras, a 19:9 display and operates Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Very much like other mid-rangers, Huawei P20 Lite tries to trick down glamor and plume from higher up a range.

The P20 Lite maintains the dominant edge-to-edge display, with the unique mark of their great siblings, despite its low-cost tag. Everything else is mentioned in our Huawei P20 Lite Review below. So, let’s keep going to explore more!

Huawei P20 Lite

Pricing and Availability:

The Huawei P20 Lite release Date UK was somewhere back in March 2018 – since then (after one and a half years) it’s still shining on stores and one can buy it with immediate effects.

As for Huawei P20 Lite Price UK, you can purchase one after spending £329, which seems quite a competitive price tag even £20 cheaper as compared to HTC U11 Life and Motorola Moto X4.

If you are looking for Huawei P20 Lite Best Price UK, hundreds of online retailers, i.e.,, eBay, and, have got you covered.

We too have pricing details of other countries such as in Turkey, Huawei P20 Lite set users back 2330 Turkish Lira whereas, in Japan, one can buy it after paying 42463 Japanese Yen.

In other countries, i.e., Poland and Germany, users need to pay approx. €333 and 1586 Poland Zloty respectively for Huawei P20 Lite.

Moreover, as far as Australian markets are concerned, it’s available there at only AU$595.

Huawei P20 Lite NE-TL00


Huawei P20 liteModelsNE-TL00, ANE-LX1, ANE-LX2, ANE-LX3, ANE-LX2J, ANE-AL00, ANE-L23, ANE-L22, ANE-L21, HWV32
LAUNCH DATEAnnounced2018, March
StatusAvailable. Released 2018, March
BODYBuildFront glass, aluminum frame, plastic back
Dimensions148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm (5.85 x 2.80 x 0.29 in)
Weight145 g (5.11 oz)
SimSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DESIGN & DISPLAYResolution1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
TypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~80.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Multi TouchYes
Covered (Protective)Glass Protector
PLATFORMOperating System (OS)Android 8.0 (Oreo); EMUI 8
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm)
Central Processing Unit (CPU)Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)Mali-T830 MP2
STORAGEInternal Memory32GB,64GB,128GB
Variants32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
Memory CardmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
CAMERARear ( Dual )16 MP + 2 MP
Rear Camera FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Rear Camera Video[email protected]
Secondary (Selfie) ( Single )16 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), 1.12µm

24 MP, f/2.0 (AL00 for India; TL00 for China)
Secondary Camera FeaturesLED flash
CONNECTIVITYWireless LANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (LX2/LX3) or a/b/g/n/ac (LX1/LX2J), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
GPS ( Global Positioning System )Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
RadioFM radio Available
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
SOUNDAlert typeVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes
MicActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro (except LX2, AL00), proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
(MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player)
(Photo/video editor)
(Document viewer)
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
ColoursKlein Blue, Sakura Pink, Midnight Black
PRICEAround £329


At first glance, gloss and brightness often cause lots of smudges and blocks, particularly with vibrant colors such as the brilliant blue colour. The excellent news is that the handset is less sensitive than anticipated to blemishes.

However, you can discover fingerprint marks on the device with a fingerprint scanner at the rear of your phone no matter how good the phone is created.

In short, the P20 lite cuts a sleek design and gives a strong first impression in terms of design aesthetics. It’s available in three sensational colours to choose from – Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, and Klein Blue.

Huawei P20 lite colors


It’s compact size aside for a while, with the edge-to-edge strategy, the Huawei P20 Lite manages to crunch into a 5.84-inches screen. It shows a somewhat different aspect ratio of 19:9.

The screen itself is appealing and competent. It is an LTPS TFT, so it is sharp and precise, even if it lacks an AMOLED’s contrast and punch.

There is a further disadvantage if you can’t truly stick to this notch and choose to hide this from an AMOLED display on the menu options. This alternative would make the entire notch vanish with the Huawei P20 Pro AMOLED packaging.

Huawei P20 Lite ANE-LX1


Huawei has stuck to Kirin’s in-house processor, as anticipated. With the EMUI 8.0, the Kirin 659 processor is a bit like the Snapdragon 625. A HiSilicon Kirin chipset with a 4GB RAM makes the device powerhouse for application load management.

Games can be played on the phone without any glitch. The processor is obviously a step down from the Pro which has the heavy-weight processor Kirin 970. The Face ID of the device has received much praise for its precision and speed.

The Face Recognition Software is definitely on a high level compared to other Android devices.

Huawei P20 Lite mobile phone


The phone has a rear dual camera with a wide 16MP rear camera which is partnered with a 2MP sensor that is capable of maintaining competition. The phone can deliver 1080p videos at 30fps videos together with a wide-open view which helps with picture information.

The portrait mode looks interesting because its bokeh impact is an improvement for a medium device. The back camera does an excellent job of capturing many details.

Also, on the front, on the other hand, there is a 24MP camera that assists you in video calls and selfies.

Huawei P20 Lite Camera


The Huawei P20 Lite is equipped with an approximately 3,000mAh battery, which is reasonable as far as the price is concerned. It’s the same thing as the Honor 9 Lite with the same equipment, with predictably like results.

It means that light users can surprisingly reach the 2nd day before they feel pinched, while moderate users don’t have to sweat about the lack of juice from time to time.

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Battery Life6.5
Victoria Parkle
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Victoria Parkle loves writing about the latest and greatest smartphones as well as all the latest news related to technology. She is enlightening the readers with more than 5 years of experience in writing. And when she doesn't write, she can be found listening to music and watching science fiction movies.
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