Huawei P smart 2021 vs Huawei P40 lite 5G compare

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Compare Huawei P smart 2021 and Huawei P40 lite 5G

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Huawei P smart 2021

Huawei P smart 2021

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Huawei P40 lite 5G

Huawei P40 lite 5G

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Huawei P smart 2021 vs Huawei P40 lite 5G

What is the difference between the Huawei P smart 2021 and Huawei P40 lite 5G? 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 P smart 2021 Huawei P40 lite 5G
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2020, September 28 2020, May 15
Dimensions (HxWxD) 165.7 x 76.9 x 9.3 mm | 6.52 x 6.52 x 3.03 in 162.3 x 75 x 8.6 mm | 6.39 x 6.39 x 2.95 in
Weight 206 g | 7.27 oz 189 g | 6.67 oz
Colors Crush Green, Blush Gold, Midnight Black Crush Green, Space Silver, Midnight Black
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable 4000 mAh, Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price 180 EUR 400 EUR


Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 6.67" inc 6.5" inc
Screen area 107.4 cm2 102.0 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width) 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 84.3% 83.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px 1080 x 2400 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 395 PPI 405 PPI
Other specs - HDR10

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 48 MP, Quad 64 MP, Quad
Camera specs -48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 17mm (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30/60fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 16 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, (wide) 16 MP, f/2.0, (wide)
Functions HDR HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 710A (12 nm) - HiSilicon Kirin 820 5G (7nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - Octa-core (1x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU Mali-G51 MP4 Mali-G57 (6-core)
External memory microSDXC NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 4GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM
Antutu 8 score 160523
GeekBench 5 Single Core 305
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1400

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.1, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, built-in antenna
Headphone jack Yes Yes

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast charging 22.5W, 46% in 30 min

- Fast charging 40W, 70% in 30 min
-Reverse charging 5W

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