Huawei P20 Lite photo and features leak out: iPhone X-like notch, generous battery

Huawei P20 Lite photo and features leak out: iPhone X-like notch, generous battery
Earlier this month, we saw renders allegedly showing the unannounced Huawei P20 Lite, a smartphone that will probably be unveiled on March 27 (alongside a regular Huawei P20, and a P20 Plus). Now, thanks to Venture Beat, we can take a look at what seems to be a real photo depicting the Huawei P20 Lite - see above.

As the aforementioned renders have shown, the most noticeable design element on the P20 Lite is its notch (à la Apple iPhone X) that sits at the top of its display. According to Venture Beat, this display is a 5.6-inch one with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 1080 x 2250 pixels. On the back, the new Huawei smartphone has a fingerprint scanner and a dual 16 MP camera with a single LED flash.

Reportedly, the P20 Lite is powered by an octa-core Huawei-made Kirin 659 processor (comparable to Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 630), further featuring 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory, and a generous 3520 mAh battery - hopefully, this battery can last at least one full day on a single charge. The new handset will run Android 8 Oreo out of the box, customized with Huawei's EMUI 8.0. 

The P20 Lite should be the cheapest model from Huawei's P20 smartphone family. However, for now, exact pricing details are not available. We'll know more about Huawei's new devices on March 27, when we're likely going to find out if the company plans to sell any of them in the US.

source: Venture Beat

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P20 Lite
  • Display 5.8" 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2360 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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21 Comments

1. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

So notch there we go,but hmmm - why is that small bottom bezel still there then?Does not make any sense at all....

2. midan

Posts: 2407; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

It's very hard to remove. Apple did that by removing headphone jack and that gave them room to fold the screen from the bottom. Here is the photohttps://boygeniusreport.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/iphone-x-display-fold.jpg?quality=98&strip=all&strip=all "This bezel exists because there’s a display controller component at the bottom of every screen"

4. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

you don't really believe in you right mind that the screen is actually folded, do you? no teardown showed the screen in that shape

11. midan

Posts: 2407; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

This is it Apple's Liquid Metal Backside & Flexible Wraparound OLED Display for Reducing the Bezel are Patents Fulfilled http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2017/09/apples-liquid-metal-backside-flexible-wraparound-oled-display-for-reducing-the-bezel-are-patents-fulfilled.html They have patents for it too

12. midan

Posts: 2407; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

19. sgodsell

Posts: 6585; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

This is the Huawei P20 lite. Which btw the P20 and P20 plus from the look of the leaks don't have a notch. But this is one of the great things about Android smartphones. This is a smartphone model for everyone, including the Apple zealots who think that a notch is great. When in reality it is a gimmick. Also with Apple forcing it's developers to support the notch. Apple has turned into a dictatorship. Hail Apple zealots.

23. midan

Posts: 2407; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

Sorry to tell you, but p20 and p20 plus have notch

8. maherk

Posts: 6522; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

People who will buy this won't care that much about the bottom bezel. The Lite series is sold for under $280, and for this price, people won't complain about having a similar design to the $1000 iPhone X.

9. nepalisherpa

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Shirley you can't be serious!

3. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

Ugly. Copying LG Q6 would be better...

6. toukale

Posts: 588; Member since: Jun 10, 2015

Embrace the notch folks, it's here to stay. Google is already hard at work coding for it in the next Android update. I made peace with it as soon as Apple introduced it. I knew then others would follow behind them, here we are.

10. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

Lg g7 https://youtu.be/STqHWcw5WlE haha another with eyebrow is a disease

13. monoke

Posts: 1095; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Why couldn't Apple design the iphone x like the Vivo Apex from the beginning?.. That way all the copycat OEMs would copy that sweet design instead of this hideous Notch design. .. Sigh.

14. shield

Posts: 768; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Asus, Vivo, Huawei 3 with Stupid notch, pls no copy stupid design is**t X.

15. shield

Posts: 768; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

18. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5465; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

It's weird that this is the second 'leak' (first one was the so-called OP6) that has that ugly af notch and the time on the left side, which normally Android doesn't do.

16. mootu

Posts: 1254; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

One of the reasons i'm moving away from Huawei this year, Nokia 7 Plus or Xaomi Mix 2s are the most likely contenders. Yes the Mix has a notch but it's tiny and non obtrusive.

20. sunnyfpy

Posts: 265; Member since: May 12, 2013

Silly copycat phone

21. Phantom1031

Posts: 263; Member since: Aug 02, 2014

looks stupid, apple should keep its notch, other manufacturers should not follow their design

22. yalokiy

Posts: 840; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Kirin 659 == 3 years old overclocked Kirin 650.

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