Huawei P9 lite Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei P9 lite - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei P9 lite is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm and weighs 147 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 424 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Huawei P9 lite specs

General specs

Brand and model

Huawei P9 lite

Release date

2016, April


146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm (5.78 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)


147 g (5.19 oz)

Body build

Aluminum frame, plastic back


Black, White, Gold


3000 mAh,  Non-removable

Approximate price210 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.2" inc

Screen area

74.5 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

424 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

13 MP, Single

Camera specs

-13 MP, f/2.0, 1/3'', 1.12µm, AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

8 MP, Single


8 MP, f/2.0


Operating system OS

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


- HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16 nm)

Processor CPU

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

Graphics processor GPU

- Mali-T830MP2

External memory

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

Internal memory

16 GB, 2/3 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 52154 (Rank 691 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 168 (Rank 1207 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 798 (Rank 1191 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 796 (Rank 422 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 3360 (Rank 348 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2441
GeekBench 4 Battery1450

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (L31, L21 only)
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 1.38 W/kg (head)     1.59 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

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

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Also known as Huawei G9 Lite, Honor 8 Smart (India)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Huawei. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Huawei may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei P9 lite was around 210 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, April.
The weight of the Huawei P9 lite is 147 g.
The screen size of the Huawei P9 lite is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Huawei P9 lite is 146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).

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