Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei P30 lite compare

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Compare Huawei P40 lite and Huawei P30 lite

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Huawei P40 lite

Huawei P40 lite

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Huawei P30 lite

Huawei P30 lite

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Huawei P40 lite vs Huawei P30 lite

What is the difference between the Huawei P40 lite and Huawei P30 lite? 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 lite
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Review Huawei P40 lite Review Huawei P30 lite 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 152.9 x 72.7 x 7.4 mm | 6.02 x 6.02 x 2.86 in
Weight 183 g | 6.46 oz 159 g | 5.61 oz
Body Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame Glass front, glass back, plastic frame
Colors Black, Emerald Green, Light Pink/Blue Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
Battery 4200 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 300 EUR 290 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.4" inc 6.15" inc
Screen area 101.4 cm2 93.6 cm2
Screen format 19:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 83.5% 90%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2310 px 1080 x 2312 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 398 PPI 415 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 48 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)
-48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, 17mm (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single 24 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.9µm
Functions HDR HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 10.0 (AOSP + HMS); EMUI 10 Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.0
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm) - Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x1.88 GHz Cortex-A55) - Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G52 MP6 Mali-G51 MP4
External memory NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 128GB 6GB RAM 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM
Antutu 8 371523 163019
Antutu 7
GeekBench 5 Single Core 590 317
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1854 1282

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or 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 (2CA) Cat6 400/50 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, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent): JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, Yes (market/region dependent) - Canada
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 1.23 W/kg (head) 1.19 W/kg (body)

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

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

- Fast battery charging 18W
- Versions: JNY-L21A, JNY-L01A, JNY-L21B, JNY-L22A, JNY-L02A, JNY-L22B

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