Huawei Mate 20 Lite

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With huge competition controlling smartphone industry especially for budget-friendly range, smartphone brands are liable to even the smallest of upgrades. Huawei’s latest addition to its P-Series indeed hit several right notes. Huawei had aimed to replicate its Mate 10 Lite with an updated version of Huawei Mate 20 Lite in Australia.

The highlights of Huawei Mate 20 Lite are related to 6.3-inch IPS display, Android 8.1 OS, HiSilicon Kirin 710, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of RAM, 20MP + 2MP rear and 24MP + 2MP front camera. What else does it bring for its users? Let’s find out below.

Display

The Mate 20 Lite has a gorgeous 6.3-inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels at 409 PPI for giving users full HD experience. As you’d expect, the handset ships with wide viewing angles and is an ideal flagship smartphone for those who love playing games and watching HD movies on bigger displays. The device dishes out 81.7% screen-to-body ratio and sports 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Camera and Battery

Moving on it’s a camera section, Huawei Mate 20 Lite houses dual 20MP + 2MP rear shooters which are specially designed to capture detailed images with a lot of details as well as videos in both dark and bright conditions. The front side, on the other hand, is backed by dual 24MP + 2MP sensor to ensure users high-quality selfies and video calling with their nearest and dearest.

How about the battery? The Mate 20 Lite is fueled by a non-removable battery which is 3650mAh – promises to last more than a day with heavy usage and delivers slightly more with moderate use.

Moreover, the device has support for fast charging which would definitely soothe the interest of all extensive smartphone users.

Performance and Storage

As far as Huawei Mate 20 Lite onboard memory is concerned, it’s bundled with 64GB of onboard memory which can be expanded further up to 256GB via microSD card. In order to do so, you’ll have to scarify your SIM (Alas!) as it’s a Hybrid SIM slot.

As expected, Huawei has stuck with its own Kirin processor. The HiSilicon Kirin 710 which is somewhat similar to Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, performs quite great with EMUI 8.2.

A whopping 6GB of RAM and HiSilicon Kirin Chipset making Mate 20 Lite a powerhouse in terms of managing the app load. It’s absolutely free from lags despite the energetic usage of some of the most draining applications.

Price

Though Mate 20 Lite is far away from its release, rumours are suggesting that Huawei Mate 20 Lite Price in Australia will be in-between the range of AU$380-450. For its price though, independent of its other variant, Huawei Mate 20 Lite drives in awesome specs.

Platform and Connectivity

The Mate 20 Lite runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system which is based on Huawei’s proprietary EMUI 8.2. Either it’s further upgradable to Android Pie 9.0 or not, it’s a mystery.

Connectivity options on Mate 20 Lite include 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0, Dual SIM support, GPS, USB Type-C port and more.