Huawei introduced its new smartphone, P8 Lite at various trade fairs and events. But the company didn’t go for its official launch till last day. The company officially launched the smartphone in a press conference held by the company last day. This makes P8 Lite to officially join the product line of P8 and P8 Max series of smartphones by the Chinese company. P8 Lite joins the genre of medium range smartphone.
Display and Design Specifics
The dimensions of the smartphone measures to be 143*70.6*7.7 mm weighing upto 131 grams. The new smartphone comes with a dual SIM capacity. The display of the handset comes with a screen size of 5.0 inches covering nearly 68.3% total body. The screen is having a resolution of 720*1280 pixel with a 294PPI pixel density. The touchscreen is of the make IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
Processor and other features
The handset runs on Android Operating System of version 4.4 with EMUI 3.0. The processor comes eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor having a processing speed of 1.5GHz. The processor is supported by an internal memory of 16GB and also having a RAM of 2GB. The memory of the handset can be enhanced with the help of microSD memory card upto 128GB.
The handset has also got an Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass. It also supports SMS in threaded view, MMS, Email, Pushmail and IM. The additional features also include an active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. The handset has also got a video player that supports various formats such as XviD, MP4,H.264 and WMV. Smartphone also helps the user to read various documents with the help of Document Viewer. It has also got a Photo or Video editor for editing images and videos. The P8 Lite also supports 4G LTE. It has WiFi connectivity with a bandwidth of 802.11b/g/n. It also supports GPS connectivity with A-GPS. The handset also got a microUSB version 2.0, ensuring data transfers to and fro.
Snapper and Battery Specs
The rear snapper comes with a magnificent 13MP power. It has got additional features of autofocus with dual LED flash. Again it delivers a picture quality of 4160*3120 pixels. Another features include geo-tagging, face detection, smile detection, panorama, touch focus and HD recording. The video records at the rate of 30 frames per second delivering a picture quality of 1080 pixels. The front cam delivers a 5MP capacity. It enables the selfie lovers to have a nice selfie with their friends or family. A non-removable battery of Li-Ion with a capacity of 2200mAh powers the handset.
Huawei made P8 Lite available for sale across US markets. The sale of the handset is undertaken by online retailers like Amazon.in, GetHuawei.com, Target.com, B&H, Fry’s Electronics and so on. Handset will also be coming on sale through BestBuy.com soon and also through selected Best Buy stores. The available variants are White and Black. The handset is tagged at a price of $249.99 without any contract.