Notch has become one of the most trendy features of smartphones now a days; following the footsteps of Apple’s 10th anniversary model iPhone X. Not only Chinese brands like Huawei, OPPO and Vivo have adopted the trend but Nokia has also stepped in the arena.
However, no matter how mainstream or popular it may be, some users take it as an alien concept and prefer to have a notch-free display. Huawei has come up with a solution to that end by rolling out an update for its latest mid-range device Huawei P20 Lite that lets users to hide the notch.
The update has also come with a bunch of other under-the-hood changes, improving performance and battery life etc. Even though it blocks out a part of the screen, but fortunately, the notch hiding feature does not take away much of the screen space.
About Huawei P20 Lite
The P20 Lite was launched along with its more expensive flagship siblings Huawei P20 and P20 Pro as an option to have same premium-like features, though cut down to an extent but reducing the price tag fairly.
The smartphone comes with a large 5.84-inch IPS LCD display at Full HD resolution. The design is nearly bezelless with a notch at the top and a glass back encased in an aluminum frame.
On the inside, the P20 Lite is powered by a familiar, octa-core, HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. You can expand the storage via a hybrid microSD/second SIM slot.
At the back, it features dual cameras with 16 and 2 MP sensors, with PDAF and a LED flash. It also houses a 16 MP shooter on the front. The P20 Lite has a 3,000 mAh battery along with fast charging support.
Huawei P20 Lite Specifications
|OS||Android 8.0 Oreo, with EMUI 8.0|
|Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|CPU||4×2.36 GHz + 4×1.7 GHz octa-core Cortex-A53|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 659|
|Display||5.84″, 19:9 aspect ratio, FHD+ (1080x2280px) resolution, notch|
|Card slot||yes, by 256 GB (SIM slot 2)|
|Primary Camera||16+2 MP, PDAF, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||16 MP|
|Connectivity||microUSB Type-C, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, headphone jack|
|Battery||3,000 mAh, fast charging support|