Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei P30 compare

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Compare Huawei P40 lite and Huawei P30

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Huawei P40 lite

Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P30

Huawei P30

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Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei P30

What is the difference between the Huawei P40 lite and Huawei P30? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Huawei P40 lite Huawei P30
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Review Huawei P40 lite Review Huawei P30 Review
Release date 2020, February 27 2019, March
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm | 6.27 x 6.27 x 3 in 149.1 x 71.4 x 7.6 mm | 5.87 x 5.87 x 2.81 in
Weight 183 g | 6.46 oz 165 g | 5.82 oz
Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal, Black, Pearl White
Battery 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3650 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 300 EUR 680 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 6.1" inc
Screen area 101.4 cm2 91.3 cm2
Screen format 19:9 (height:width) 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.5% 85.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2310 px 1080 x 2340 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 398 PPI 422 PPI
Other specs - DCI-P3

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 40 MP, Triple
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0'', 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (macro), 1/5.0'', 1.75µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7'', PDAF/Laser AF
-16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), PDAF/Laser AF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4'', 3x optical zoom, PDAF/Laser AF, OIS
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama Leica optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 32 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 32 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10 Android 9.0 (Pie); EMUI 9.1
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G52 MP6 Mali-G76 MP10
External memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses SIM 2)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Total 371523 403358
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 765 797
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1963 2334
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 1149 1476
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 2603 3583
GeekBench 5 Single Core 590 680
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1854 2396

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 400/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat21 1400/200 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent): JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 32-bit/384kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 40W: 70% in 30min

- Fast battery charging 22.5W
- IP53 dust and splash protection
- Versions: JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, JNY-L21B, JNY-L22A, JNY-L02A, JNY-L22B

- Versions: ELE-L29, ELE-L09 (Global); ELE-AL00, ELE-TL00 (China)

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