Huawei P10 Lite Review – Selfie Superstar

Huawei P10 Lite Review

Recently Huawei has added “P10 Lite – the selfie superstar” to its lite family which has fulfilled the combination of style and performance in a brilliant way. Huawei P10 lite is new pacemaker in industry and it is now available in Pakistan with the Price Range of PKR.33,999/-. Huawei P series always push the selfie lovers towards itself because it is fashionable and trendy device. The P10 lite has impressed us with its software and hardware performance moreover it has engineering excellence and top-notch features. Check the Huawei P10 Lite Review to get its more details.

Huawei P10 Lite is 4G enabled device with 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM furthermore the camera lenses are packed with 12MP and 8MP lens. The screen size is 5.2 FHD inches’ and it supports 1080p resolutions. It runs latest android version 7.0 (nougat) while the power house has fixed battery of 3000 mAh. Fingerprint scanner is also available in Huawei P10 Lite.

Huawei P10 Lite Review- Selfie Superstar

Price and Specifications of Huawei P10 Lite:

LAUNCH Released  April,2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions  146.5 x 72 x 7.2 mm
Weight  146g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano SIM )
DISPLAY Type  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.2 inches’ (~70.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD)
Multi-touch  Yes, 10-points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800,850/1900
3G Bands  B1,B2,B5,B8
4G Bands 1800/B1/B3/B7/B8/B20
Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS v7.0 (Nougat), Emotion 5.1 UI
Chipset  Kirin 658
CPU  Octa-core 2.1 GHz (64-bit)
GPU  Mali-T830MP2
MEMORY Card Slot  Yes, up to 128 GB
internal  32 GB, 4 GB
CAMERA Primary  12 MP, LED flash light
Features  Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR,  panorama
Video  1080p@30fps
Secondary  8 MP, 1080p
COMMS WLAN  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, DLNA,  hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.1
GPS  Yes, with A-GPS
Radio  Yes
USB  microUSB v2.0
FEATURES Sensors  Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.33,999/-
OTHERS Colors Black, Sapphire Blue, Platinum Gold

Pros :

  • 4GB RAM
  • Full points in multi-touch
  • Android v7.0 (nougat)
  • LED notification light
  • Front camera Portrait mode

Cons :

  • No front Flash light
  • No separate place for memory card

Display of Huawei P10 Lite:

Huawei P10 Lite is better now with 5.2 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with ~70.7 % screen to body ratio. The P10 Lite has pixel density of 480 dpi and it supports 1080p resolutions.

It uses wide color design which makes the module 20 percent more thinner and its color gamut get 21 percent improved as compare to standard module. P10 lite has some great functions also such as its eye comfort mode 2.0 which works to tweak the display brightness and filtering 50% harmful blue-ray to make it easy on the eyes specially for late night users.

The device is covered with double sided 2.5D curved glass and the display is the best as compare to all previous Huawei devices. Pure colors have been used and brightness is very well- managed. Auto brightness option is also accessible which automatically adjust your brightness depends upon current light situation.

The P10 Lite has mostly used cool colors in its display which presents a very calm and soothe effect. The device has very smooth touch that’s why it scored full 10 points in multi-touch test.

Design of Huawei P10 Lite:

Huawei P10 lite is specially for those trendy users who like to stay in budget yet need of some stylish device. P10 lite has crystal-clear glass and solid metal that makes the device more beautiful and easy to carry. P10 lite has achieved a sleek and slim look with its 7.2mm thick body furthermore it has 2.5D double-sided curved glass. For the screen protection, Huawei is giving us 7H hardness which is used to prevent scratches.

Huawei P10 lite has good design sense with its satisfactory 5.2 inches’ screen size. The dimensions are 146.5 x 72 x 7.2 mm while the weight is only 146 grams. Although the device is packed with fixed li-ion battery of 3000 mAh but still it has a very reasonable weight.

The front part of Huawei P10 lite has front camera lens, sensor and ear piece at its top side. We have Huawei name at its down side while function keys are enabled also in the screen. A shiny bezel layer has covered the whole screen from every corner of it.

Let’s come to its edges part in which one edge has volume keys and power button where as other one has SIM jacket. SIM jacket can be used as Dual SIM or One SIM and memory card. All the three things cannot be used together. Bottom side has microUSB port with speakers while top side has audio jack.

The back part of Huawei P10 lite is very stylish because it has very smooth and shining back body. Back camera lens and LED flash light is present at the top side while down side of body has just Huawei name on it.

P10 lite has very fast and accurate fingerprint scanner that enables one-touch access to enter in your entertainment world of social media, pictures, videos etc. The fingerprint 360 degree readability unlock speed is 0.3 seconds and it is faster than its previous version. Fingerprint sensor is present at the back side which makes it easier to take selfies without any shakiness.

Memory of Huawei P10 Lite:

As we all know this is Lite version of P10 so does its memory section is. It doesn’t mean that it has bad memory combination. P10 lite has 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM which makes a very good pair. Internal memory of 32GB is good choice if you don’t full the device with so many applications and games. If you fill the device then you must have to insert memory card which supports up to 128 GB.

Memory card can be inserted in SIM-2 slot because Huawei P10 lite has not given separate place for memory card.


Camera section of Huawei P10 lite has 12MP back camera lens and 8MP front camera lens. Back camera is packed with dual LED flash light whereas front camera has only screen flash light. It can record videos in full 1080p quality. Let’s have a quick look at these both camera lens in detail.

Rear Camera of Huawei P10 Lite:

Back camera of Huawei P10 Lite has 12MP lens with LED flash light. It can record videos in full 1080p quality. The main modes for back camera are pro photo, HDR, Time-lapse, watermark, audio note, document scan, panorama, light painting, slow motion and all focus.

Huawei has solved the biggest issue of camera lovers which is low-light photography or night photography. It can produce brighter photos in low-lights because of its 12MP rear camera and 1.25 μm single pixel increase brightness and clarity while it decreases noise. It can focus the object in only 0.3 seconds which is way faster than its previous smart phones.

You have observed the term PDAF in the latest Huawei P series. The word PDAF means “phase detection auto focus technology”. This technology is basically used for double clarity in your images. We have observed that mostly in our images the area surrounding our focused object is not clear usually. This PDAF works for that, in short it fully gives us the clear detailed image.

The Huawei P10 lite introduces a plug-in function that allows users to determine if they want to download add-ons. This enables a clearer camera experience by focusing on key features like “General Camera” and “Beauty” modes.

The interface of back camera is divided into upper and lower layer. Upper layer has option of flash light, beauty face, modes button and camera switch button. Lower layer has gallery view button, click button and video button. Settings menu will come when we will swipe the screen in left direction.  All professional and normal settings are available in settings menu.

It takes very detailed pictures with no noise, textures are clearly visible, dynamic range is also very good. Brightness and intake of images are top-notch and sharpness is very well managed. Mate 9 does an impressive job in low-lighting setting and give us details up to some extent. Check out the back camera pictures in Huawei P10 Lite Review.

Front Camera of Huawei P10 Lite:

The front Camera of Huawei P10 lite is packed with 8MP lens furthermore it doesn’t have any flash light. Screen light is accessible instead of flash light and it can record videos in full 1080p quality.

It has perfect portrait mode that can detect face and make a fantastic bokeh effect in just a simple tap. For further better selfies, beauty mode 2.0 is also available and these beauty features are made by world renowned makeup artists.

P10 lite has faster camera system because of its chipset Kirin 658. It can intelligently adapt to different settings, taking only one tap to capture a beautiful photo.

Beauty mode can enhance the beauty up to 10 levels. Increasing every level increase the softness and it slims your face. It has perfect selfie camera results. It has brilliant results in day light, balanced brightness, enchanting colors, detailed selfies and good dynamic range. Check out the front camera pictures in Huawei P10 Lite Review.

Network/Connectivity of Huawei P10 Lite:

Huawei P10 Lite is LTE enabled device with the access of 3G/2G support also. The device supports all the bandwidths of networks in Pakistan meanwhile it is equipped with some more connectivity’s such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio.

Wi-Fi supports the standards of a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot and DLNA. DLNA is digital networking alliance whereas Bluetooth version in P10 Lite is 4.1. Dual SIM is accessible in P10 Lite.

Knuckle Sense Technology:

Huawei has introduced another latest technology in this P10 lite which is Knuckle sense technology. It is used to create easy shortcuts such as tapping or drawing on the screen to capture screenshots. This feature resembles with Samsung note series. If you want to share long articles from social networks, you just need to tap with their knuckle and draw an ‘S’ on the screen to capture the content in its entirety.

Battery of Huawei P10 Lite:

Huawei P10 Lite has non-removable li-ion battery of 3000 mAh which is present inside the back cover. We have seen one thing that every successful device is coming with fixed battery. It has octa-core processor which will help in saving its battery life.

It has some latest battery technologies such as 18W fast charge of 5V 2A which can charge its battery 43% in 30 minutes. P10 lite can adjust the battery temperature with its 5-level current limitation, ensuring consumers charge their device safely. We have some scenarios of P10 Lite battery, kindly check them.

  • 30 minutes of charging provides 43 percent battery capacity

Excessive usage of 4G/3G and game time will drain the battery very quickly. It has quick- charger which will completely charge the device in almost one and half hour.

Interface of Huawei P10 Lite:

Huawei P10 Lite has latest and very improved android version 7.0 (nougat) while it is using EMUI interface of version 5.1. EMUI has improved a lot with some minor changes in it.

The huwaei P10 lite is mechanized with the interface of EMUI 5.1 which focus is to remain simple and become more convenient for its users. They have reconstructed more than 100 usage patterns so that 90 percent of core functions can now be completed in just three steps. This EMUI solves the issue of speed and hang-ups which is caused by storage segmentation.

Color accuracy of the screen is top-notch moreover the brightness is very well-balanced. Brightness can be automatically adjusting in sunlight as well as in night scene. Icons and backgrounds have clear visibility and colors are very well used.

The lock screen has amazing wallpapers which changes automatically after every few minutes. Time and date is displayed at the bottom side while top side has battery and SIM status. The main screen has Google search bar which is present in center side while at top date and time widgets are displayed. Applications are arranged in the form of rows and columns. The visibility of icons and backgrounds are up to the mark and color of icons are also clear and looking perfect on the screen.

It doesn’t have application menu separately because it has slider bar menu, you must slide it and see the applications and further it doesn’t have any search bar.

Processor of Huawei P10 Lite:

The HUAWEI P10 lite is powered by the new HUAWEI Kirin 658 chipset, a 16 nm Octa- core CPU that optimizes from the inside out and delivers faster device performance up to 2.36GHz. This chipset boost the performance of P10 lite 30% more than previous devices of Huawei.

P10 Lite is also carried with 4GB RAM and octa-core processor will work efficiently in every category. No delays and hanging issues are seen while testing the device.

Antutu Benchmarking of Huawei P10 Lite:

Antutu Bench marking has tested the huawei p10 lite and it has scored 60627 points. The best part of p10 lite in antutu testing is its full 10-points in multi-touch test. It shows that it has full smooth touch and Hauwei P10 Lite has got satisfactory rankings among all its competitors.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Huawei P10 Lite:

Vellamo Bench marking always conduct three tests to check the device power. These tests are tested in P10 Lite and they have scored following points.

Multi-Core Test: 2386

Metal Test: 1594

Chrome/Browser Test: 2422


Huawei P10 lite is perfect device with light weight. It has 32GB ROM and 4GB RAM moreover it has 3000 mAh battery. All the features are excellent and it is totally providing us full entertainment in affordable price range. P10 lite can give the tough time to its competitors like Samsung, QMobile and many others. We have tested the P10 lite and it has given us best results in every field.

Also Read : Huawei P10 Plus Review

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Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.
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