There has been a flutter in the market following the announcement that Huawei would be launching its flagship Huawei P40 series smartphones towards the end of March 2020 in Europe. The models being talked about are the Huawei P40, P40 Pro and a premium edition. It has now been revealed that a budget version of the model, the Huawei P40 Lite will also be part of this lineup. The price of this device will be €299, which would be around $325.
Model Name Changed for the International Market
Huawei had launched a device Huawei Nova 6 in its home market last December. A Huawei Nova 6 SE version was also launched in China then. It is revealed that the same phone is now being launched in Europe as the Huawei P40 Lite.
In terms of the specifications, the phone has a 6.4-inch IPS LCD display offering a Full HD+ screen resolution of 1080×2310 pixels. The display has a high 90.6% screen-to-body ratio. The processor is Huawei’s Kirin 810 built on the 7nm technology and will get 6GBRAM support. The onboard storage will be 128GB with provision for a microSD card slot to lift the storage if required. Android 10 OS with the EMUI 10 user interface riding on it will be the operating system. As most buyers may be aware by now, the Huawei device will not have the Google Mobile Services. This means your Android Play Store, Maps and the like will be missing.
Moving on to the optics section, there is a quad camera setup in the rear of this phone housed inside a square bump or module. A 48MP sensor leads the pack as the primary shooter. An 8MP wide-angle lens and two 2MP cameras complete the configuration. Of these, one is a macro lens and the other is a depth sensor. Huawei has packed the camera section with sufficient software support to ensure the photography experience for the user with this device is quite immersive.
The battery fitted on this device has 4,200mAhcapacity. There is the 40WSuperCharge fast charging support. You have a side-mounted fingerprint device.
Huawei is releasing the Huawei P40 Lite in three colors, Midnight Black, Sakura Pink, and Crush Green. The pre-sale window for this device starts March 2, 2020, in Europe and its price will be €299. There are offers of Freebuds wireless earphones and a screen protector for buyers who pre-order this phone before March 16, 2020.