A lot has been revealed about the Huawei P20 Lite since the beginning of this week. Yesterday, the dimensions and schematics of the smartphone were revealed through its FCC listing. The 360-degree renders of the P20 Lite created by well-known tipster @OnLeaks have revealed that it will be arriving with an impressive design. Today, a Spanish tech site has managed to gain some key information of the P20 Lite through a person who has accessed the device. The publication has also obtained some images of what appears to be the actual Huawei P20 Lite smartphone.
The source has confirmed that the Huawei P20 Lite will be arriving with a notch on its top bezel. The front camera present in the notch is said to carry support for facial recognition. The notch also features an earpiece and another sensor. The status bar that includes signal bars, battery capacity and time are located on the either sides of the notch.
The publication claims that the handset features a 5.8-inch display and supports 18:9 aspect ratio. Other reports have suggested because of the notch, it will be supporting screen resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. The dimensions of the P20 Lite are 148 x 71 x 7.2mm.
The backside of the handset features a glass panel. Even though the handset can be seen in a pale pinkish white color, it is also expected to arrive in black version. The rear side of the handset has a vertically aligned dual camera setup at the top left corner. It is equipped with features like single LED flash and “Hybrid Zoom” feature that is also available with Huawei P10’s camera. A fingerprint sensor is also present on its back.
The metallic frame of the P20 Lite that has a rounded appeal that facilitates better grip. Its bottom edge features a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C port and an external speaker. The presence of the USB-C port indicates that the handset supports fast charging capabilities for its 3,000mAh battery. The volume rocker and power button are present on the right side. The left edge houses a tray that supports two SIM cards or one SIM card and a microSD card slot.
Rumors have it that the Kirin 970 chipset will be powering the handset and it will come loaded with Android 8.0 Oreo. The publication has speculated that it may feature 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. The Huawei P20 Lite is a lower specced smartphone compared to the Huawei P20 and P20 Plus smartphones that are expected to get unveiled alongside it. Rumors have revealed that the P20 or P20 Plus will be equipped with triple camera lens.
Huawei has confirmed that it will be debuting its next-generation flagship phones through a dedicated launch event on March 27. At the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, the Chinese manufacturer is pegged to unleash new Matebook and MediaPad M5 tablet.
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