On Monday, Huawei had unveiled the Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design smartphones. However, the Mate 10 Lite was not unveiled alongside these phones. Today, the Chinese firm has made it official discreetly.
Huawei Mate 10 Lite Specifications and Features
The Huawei Mate 10 Lite features an elongated 5.9-inch LCD panel and since it carries support for FHD+ resolution of 2,160 x 1,080 pixels, it produces an aspect ratio of 2:1. The display is surrounded by minimal bezels. The smartphone features 156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5mm and its weight is 164 grams.
The top bezel houses a dual camera system that includes a 13-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. The rear side of the phone is flanked with Leica certified and dual-LED enabled dual camera system featuring a 16-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel sensor. Since the smartphone features a large display and does not have enough space to house a Home button below it, the fingerprint scanner is moved to rear side of the phone.
The 16nm Kirin 659 chipset that features a 2.3 GHz octa-core processor and ARM Mali-T830 MP2 graphics is present under the hood of the Mate 10 Lite. The SoC is accompanied by 4 GB of RAM. The native storage that has been provided on the handset is 64 GB. It also features an external storage slot for adding a microSD card. The 3,340mAh battery that is enabled rapid charging powers the smartphone.
The connectivity features include available on the Mate 10 Lite include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, microUSB 2.0, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 and 3.5mm audio jack. It is preinstalled with Android 7.0 Nougat and EMUI 5.1
Huawei Mate 10 Lite Pricing
The Huawei Mate 10 Lite comes in color choices like Prestige Gold and Graphite Black along with a pricing of 349 euros in Europe. Its dual-SIM edition will come in Aurora Blue color option. German retailers are going to begin its pre-orders starting from Nov. 1.
Interestingly, the Mate 10 Lite has been already launched in multiple markets already with different names. It came as Maimang 6 in China and Nova 2i in Malaysia. India received the same phone as Honor 9i.