Huawei P9 lite

Added: 04.07.16 | Updated: 01.19.22
  • Model: P9 lite
  • Brand: Huawei
  • Rating: 3.64 out of 5 (11 votes)
  • Price: 210 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2016
  • Dimensions: 146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm
  • Weight: 147 g
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 16 GB
  • Screen: IPS LCD 5.2 inches
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 13MP
  • Front camera: Single, 8MP

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Huawei P9 lite specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Huawei P9 lite Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Huawei P9 lite

Other names

Also known as Huawei G9 Lite, Honor 8 Smart (India)

Launch date

2016, April

Huawei P9 lite PricePrice

First price

210 EUR

Huawei P9 lite dimension, size, weightDesign


5.78 in (146.8 mm)


2.86 in ( 72.6 mm)


0.3 in ( 7.5 mm)


5.19 oz (147 grams)

Build materials

Aluminum frame, plastic back

Water resistant


Black, White, Gold


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Huawei P9 lite screenScreen

Technology IPS LCD

5.2 in

Screen Area

74.5 cm2


1080 x 1920 px

Points per inch

424 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen protector

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Huawei P9 lite ProcessorHardware


- HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16 nm)


- Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)


- Mali-T830MP2

Huawei P9 lite Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Huawei P9 lite SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 4.1

User Interface

EMUI 4.1

Huawei P9 lite main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3'', 1.12µm, AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Huawei P9 lite selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-8 MP, f/2.0

Huawei P9 lite Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SIM Card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
SAR EU 1.38 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    

Huawei P9 lite wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
NFC Yes (L31, L21 only)
USB microUSB 2.0

Huawei P9 lite Battery type and CapacityBattery


3000 mAh





Huawei P9 lite sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio
Others -24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

Huawei P9 lite antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score52154 (Position 691 out of 2128)

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Huawei P9 lite geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core168 (Position 1489 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core798 (Position 1474 out of 1873)
GeekBench 4 Single Core796 (Position 456 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3360 (Position 381 out of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2441
GeekBench 4 Battery1450

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Huawei. However, there may be differences in specifications.

Review of Huawei P9 lite

If memory serves, mini flagships are a Samsung invention. Not long after, the company abandoned this idea and offered a more suitable for modern consumers series of phones - Galaxy A. Other companies have also decided to try their hand in the mini industry, and that's why today we'll take a look at one such representative - Huawei's mini flagship - the P9 lite.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Huawei P9 lite cost?

The price of the Huawei P9 lite varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 210 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Huawei P9 lite come out?

Huawei P9 lite mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, White, Gold.

What is the size and weight of Huawei P9 lite ?

The Huawei P9 lite has dimensions of Height: 146.8 mm Width: 72.6 mm Thickness: 7.5 mm and weighs approximately 147 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Huawei P9 lite?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.2 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 1920 px at a pixel density of 424 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Huawei P9 lite have?

Device comes with chipset HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53). Huawei P9 lite is available with internal memory of 16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Huawei P9 lite?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3'', 1.12µm, AF and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Huawei P9 lite?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 8 MP, f/2.0 and features like