While so many companies are pumping out their phones in the market, Huawei is stepping up their game. They were going to launch four new phones, soon, out of which they have already launched three of them! The Huawei Y9 2019 is available for purchase already. And along with them, we now also have the Huawei Nova 2 Lite and Huawei Y5 Lite. These Lite versions of the phone offer “lighter” prices with lighter specs than their original counterparts.
Huawei Nova 2 Lite
The Nova 2 Lite features a large 5.99″ IPS LCD display with an HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 resolution. This is a no notch display, so, the phone is actually quite large, and does have bezels. It features a dual camera setup in the rear, which consists of a 13 MP lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 2 MP depth sensor. The selfie camera rests at 8 MP. It also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone is powered by a 1.4 GHz MSM8937 chip. Also, it has 3 GB of RAM. This phone offers 32 GB internal storage, but has a dedicated microSD card slot. It packs a 3000 mAh battery, with microUSB 2.0.
This phone is also known as Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 internationally. It is available for Rs.23,900 in Nepal.
Nova 2 Lite Specifications:
- Display: 5.99 inches IPS LCD, HD+ resolution (1440 x 720), 269 PPI pixel density
- Rear Camera: 13 MP sensor f/2.2 aperture with PDAF + 2 MP depth sensor
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- RAM: 3 GB
- Internal Storage: 32 GB
- CPU: Octa-core 1.4 GHz MSM8937
- GPU: Adreno 505
- OS: Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0 on top
- Battery: 3,000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery
- USB: MicroUSB 2.0
- SIM(s): Dual sim, dedicated slot (Nano-SIM, Dual standby)
- Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass, etc.
- Price: Rs. 23900
Huawei Y5 Lite 2018
Huawei has also released its first Android Go device – the Huawei Y5 Lite. Now this is the lighter version of the Huawei Y5 which is more budget friendly.
The Huawei Y5 Lite has a 5.45 HD+ display with 1440 x 720 resolution on a plastic body. This is also a no notched phone. It looks like a budget phone and has similar specs. It features an 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash. Underneath the hood, it is powered by the MediaTek MT6737M processor with 1 GB RAM. Also, it has a 16 GB onboard storage and a 3020 mAh battery. The phone runs on the Android Go platform, which is the optimized stock Android experience for entry level phones. This brings lighter version apps, better security and management.
Huawei Y5 Lite Specifications
- Display: 5.45″ IPS LCD HD+ display, 1440 x 720 resolution
- Camera: 8 MP with LED Flash
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB
- CPU: MediaTek MT6737M processor
- OS: Android Go Oreo (Android 8.1)
- Battery: 3020 mAh
- USB: microUSB 2.0
- Price: Rs.13,900
So what do you think of these light phones? Are these phones compelling enough for the budget segment of 2018? Do let us know.