The mother of all leaks has fallen this year to Huawei . Goodbye mystery for the presentation of Paris , although equal to the Chinese firm, even if it suits him to take his mid-range from the short list and leave us with the hype as high as possible for the event in which we will meet the heavyweights of the range Huawei P20 , how not also filtered .
Be that as it may, we are not going to speculate today or tell you about rumors, and that is if yesterday a store in Poland listed the Huawei P20 Lite , other Italian distributors put this afternoon on sale – by mistake, or not – to the new Huawei midrange, a P20 Lite that we already know in detail and even in video , and that again arrives to command the operations of the Chinese giant in the most compensated range of the Android platform.
One more year, it seems that the Huawei P20 Lite is postulated to cover the sales of the noblest denomination of the Chinese firm, although certainly this time it will have something more complicated by the competition you have within your own home. We do not speak in vain, it is not trivial that for example Honor 9 Lite, Huawei P Smart or Honor 7X share their platform with more attractive prices.
Huawei P20 Lite, first impressions on video
A familiar hardware in a suit that we would not have known
It has been the colleagues of the Italian media Huawei HDBlog those who were running this afternoon to buy a unit of the P20 Lite to analyze it thoroughly, and as you have seen his first impressions in video are summarized in that, indeed, the notch is paid . No, we’re not kidding …
The Huawei own competition that we mentioned before, with the same hardware platform, moves between 200 and 300 euros, while this Huawei P20 Lite goes up to € 369 that is its recommended launch price for Italy, we assume that identical or almost identical for when it is sold in Spain officially.
Between a Huawei P Smart and the new P20 Lite differences are testimonial, reducing to their appearance and a more stretched screen that houses the controversial upper brow to trace the design of an iPhone X . We suppose that the brands have their market studies, and if all of them have thrown themselves to the point of copying the design – bad for me – of the flagship of Cupertino, surely this is what the majority of the market demands. Status symbol? Did the majority like it? The truth is that whatever the design is, you have to pay for it …
As soon as We already know the hardware and its experience is relatively good . It is not the best of the market, but the optimization that EMUI 8 on the base of Android Oreo has achieved will not make the fluidity of a device that will become safe one of the most sold options of the Android average range in this 2018 pale.
Huawei has not forgotten a facial unlocking, a curious implementation that unlock the device with a smile and that, according to those who have been able to prove it, It is not too safe although interesting, complemented very well by the agile rear finger reader.
Here is the list of specifications you expected, this is everything that the Huawei P20 Lite offers us for 369 euros :
|Huawei P20 Lite, technical specifications|
|Dimensions and weight||148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 (mm), 145 (g)|
|screen||5.84 inch IPS with superior ‘notch’|
|Resolution and format||FullHD + (2,280 x 1,080 pixels), 19: 9 format, 432 dpi|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 659Octa-core (4x Cortex-A53 2.36 GHz + 4x Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz) ARM GPU Mali-T830 MP2|
|ROM||64 GB, expandable by microSD|
|Cameras||Rear Dual (16 + 2 megapixels), Front 16 megapixels|
|Battery||3,000 mAh non-removable, Fast charging|
|YOU||Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8|
|Connectivity||LTE dual-SIM, WiFi 802.11b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, aGPS + GLONASS and NFC|
|Ports||USB Type-C, Audio-jack 3.5 mm|
It is obvious that each judge for himself, and that is that obviously the quality / price ratio -or price / benefits- of this Huawei P20 Lite of 2018 will not be up to that of their own cousins in the Huawei range, although we must also recognize that the operators’ offers will bring it closer to many more people, as it happened in previous years with the P8 Lite, P9 Lite and P10 Lite.
We must also recognize that The experience with the middle range of Huawei and Honor is excellent , and that their prices have always been attractive, adding this time a trend design that compares with the most prestigious of the industry. Many will be horrified but many others will love it, and the product looks like it is well made into a pleasant phone to use . We will see if it receives Android P and its native support to notch to make more sense
That we like it more or less will not prevent it from almost completely becoming one more sales success . Do not leave yet, here we leave an extensive gallery of your first _unboxing in public_.
Photo gallery of the ‘unboxing’
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