Huawei P9 lite: Specifications Review

December 13, 2016
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Brief Bio

The Huawei P9 Lite is a mid-range Android smartphone that recently became available in Kenya. The smartphone is a budget variant of the Huawei P9 and features some pretty impressive technical specifications.

That said, here is what the Huawei P9 Lite has to offer.


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Display Size: 5.2 inches

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 424 ppi

Screen Protection: None

The Huawei P9 Lite features a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. This is the exact display profile that you will get with the P9.


Dimensions: 146.8 x 72.6 x 7.5 mm

Weight: 147 g


The Huawei P9 Lite features a fantastic design and this is one of the highlights of the smartphone. You get a 7.5 mm svelte profile, which is just 0.5 mm thicker than the P9.



Operating System: Android OS, v6.0

CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 650


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 256 GB

A HiSilicon Kirin 650 Chipset powers the Huawei P9 Lite and this is coupled with some 2GB RAM. You get 16GB storage for your files and a micro-SD slot that can handle up to 256 GB of memory.

In addition to this, the P9 Lite runs Android 6.0 out of the box.


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 8 MP

LED Flash: Yes

The Huawei P9 Lite offers a 13MP camera for general photography and an 8MP snapper for your selfies.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh

A 3000 mAh battery power the Huawei P9 Lite.


Fingerprint Sensor


The Huawei P9 Lite is a fine choice if you are out shopping for a decent mid-range smartphone.

Why you should buy the Huawei P9 Lite

Awesome performance profile

Impressive Design

Great Price

Cons of the Huawei P9 Lite

Weak Battery Performance


Rivals of the Huawei P9 Lite include Infinix Zero 4 and Tecno Phantom 6

Price in Kenya

The Huawei P9 Lite has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 24,999 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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