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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2152 reviews of Huawei P8 Lite (2017) / Huawei Nova Lite / Huawei GR3 (2017) / Huawei P9 Lite (2017) / Huawei Honor 8 Lite. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and design. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the battery. Some have doubts about the apps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei P8 Lite (2017) / Huawei Nova Lite / Huawei GR3 (2017) / Huawei P9 Lite (2017) / Huawei Honor 8 Lite is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Damien McFerran (techradar.com)

Huawei P8 Lite (2017) review

 

Lite in name, but not in nature

Sharp screen ; Latest Android Nougat software ; Good battery stamina

Plastic design ; Low internal storage ; No optical image stabilisation

Great to look at and sporting some impressive tech under its hood, the Huawei P8 Lite 2017 is a remarkable phone when you consider the price. The plastic design makes it feel a bit cheap, but then, of course, it is.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

Huawei P8 Lite

 

Huawei needs to get its naming conventions in order. While its premium line of “P” phones gets a new number every year (we're now up to P10), the P8 Lite keeps its name despite being an entirely new phone in the Lite range. Even more bonkers is that...

Mar, 2017

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Expert review by: Christopher Minasians (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 review: Can this slick-looking pretender match Moto?

 

Despite stiff competition, the P8 Lite 2017 is a good budget smartphone

Screen brightness ; Expandable storage ; Android 7 Nougat

Rear glass ; Display

In short, while you certainly won’t be disappointed by the Huawei P8 Lite if you happened to buy one, there are other smartphones I’d recommend above it. If you want the very best battery life, choose the Lenovo P2; if you want the best all-rounder...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Review: In Depth

 

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Review: Huawei's first affordable phone of the year is a revamped version of the P8 Lite. Here's our full Huawei P8 Lite 2017 review.

Sleek design ; Great performance ; Feature-packed friendly UX ; Dependable camera

No Type-C USB

The Huawei P8 Lite 2017 is a great affordable smartphone that’ll suit even quite demanding users on a tight budget. For £185 you get a decent media machine, a dependable portable camera, smooth everyday performance and very respectable battery life....

Feb, 2017

Expert review by: Ilse Jurriën (letsgodigital.org)

Huawei Honor 8 Lite

 

Huawei Honor 8 Lite smartphone : At the end of February 2017 Honor, the subsidiary of Huawei, announced two phones in homeland China, the Honor 8 Lite and Honor V9. A cheaper and a more expensive alternative to the 2016 flagship model, the Honor 8. On...

The Honor 8 Lite is a beautifully crafted smartphone with a glass front and back. This smartphone is the smallest of the Honor 8 series and features a 5.2-inch touchscreen display with a Full HD resolution. The device runs on the Android 7.0 operating...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 Smartphone Review

 

Flagship lite 2.0. Huawei's P8 lite was actually the slimmed down version of Huawei's second-last flagship phone. Nevertheless, it has now been reworked with a new design, Full HD panel, and many other improvements. Our report reveals whether the P8...

high-resolution screen ... ; ... with high contrast and high brightness ; useful battery life ; relatively high performance ; low casing temperatures ; decent primary camera ; accurate GPS module ; websites load quickly ; good configuration incl....

slippery back ; fingerprint susceptible casing ; screen's massive color tint ; front-facing camera's poor image quality ; long charging times

Although the decision to reiterate the slimmed version of the former flagship is unusual, the manufacturer has created more than just a competitive mid-range smartphone with the Huawei P8 lite (2017). Our review sample surpasses its predecessor, the...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by: Hitesh Arora (indianexpress.com)

Huawei Honor 8 Lite review: Stunning design, but there are some misses

 

Huawei's Honor 8 Lite review: This phone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage in India, and is priced at Rs 17,999 . It is available through all offline retail stores. The company is providing 15-month service warranty along with door pick-up and drop...

The Honor 8 Lite is an overall decent smartphone for Rs 17,999. The handset boasts of a good-looking design with a premium built. It gets some major things right. Honor has improved upon its ugly UI and now the phone ships with latest Android 7.0...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: S21 (s21.com)

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 review

 

The 2017 edition of the Huawei P8 Lite is one of the best mid-range smartphones. Its stylish superslim design and ultra-bright hi-res display make it a nice phone to handle, and it delivers fast performance from its 8-core processor. Running Android 7,...

We're not keen on the clumsy name of the P8 Lite 2017, but we like the phone itself very much. It's a nice-looking device, with a good feel, and solid all-round performance. There's not much to dislike, although Android purists may find the UI an...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by: Pierre Vitré (androidpit.com)

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 review: still a good vintage?

 

Huawei launched the P8 Lite in 2015, then the P9 Lite in 2016. And at CES this year, the Chinese company recycled an old name for a new phone with the launch of the P8 Lite 2017. Huawei, known for its confusing naming schemes, has also opted to call...

Design ; Build quality ; Price ; Ultra-fast fingerprint reader

Software interface ; Not much internal storage

The Huawei P8 Lite 2017, which was the big surprise from the Chinese manufacturer at CES 2017, is finally a classic. My biggest complaint is that the software lacks optimization, so it spoils the user experience in the end. However, the smartphone...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: (mobigyaan.com)

Honor 8 Lite Hands-on [Images]

 

We saw the Honor 8 last year which was pretty impressive for what it offers, but Honor wanted to keep it more affordable for people who already liked the Honor 8 and thus, Honor 8 Lite launched. The most and the obvious reasons why the Honor 8 got a...

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery Capacity:2200 / 3000 / 4800
Battery recharge time:3.1
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Standby time (2G):524
Standby time (3G):670
Standby time (4G):531 / 571
Talk time (2G):36
Talk time (3G):21
Talk time (4G):17

Call management

Auto-redialing:Y
Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y
Voice commands:Y
Voice dialing:Y

Camera

Auto Focus:Y
Built-in Flash:Y
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):5 / 8
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y
Maximum frame rate:30
Night mode:Y
Rear camera:Y
Rear Camera Resolution:4160 x 2336
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 13 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Self-timer:Y
Video capture resolution (max):1920 x 1080
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Body SAR (EU):0.98
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Head SAR (EU):0.96
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.331

Design

Brand colour:Space Grey / White
Certification:CE
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey / White
Device Type:Mini tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar / Slate

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:10 / 16:9
Display brightness:360
Display diagonal:12.7 / 13.2 / 20.3
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1200
Display Technology:IPS
Display Type:IPS / LTPS
LED Backlight:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:283 / 423
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:3

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MID, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AAC,AAC+,AMR-NB,AMR-WB,MIDI,OGG,PCM,RA-Lossless,WMA
Equalizer:Y
FM radio:Y
Video compression formats:H.263,H.264,MPEG4
Video formats supported:3GP,MKV,MP4,WEBM / H.263,H.264,RV,VC-1,VP8,WMV9,XVID
Voice codecs:AMR-NB,AMR-WB

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:N
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:GPRS, GSM / GPRS,GSM / GSM
3G:N / Y
3G bands supported:850,900,1700,1900,2100
3G standards:CDMA,UMTS,WCDMA / HSPA / WCDMA
4G:N / Y
4G bands supported:800,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM + NanoSIM / NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / Not supported

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included:Y
Keyboard supplied:N
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Assisted GPS (A-GPS):N / Y
Electronic compass:Y
Flight mode:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Graphics adapter:Mali-T830 MP2
Gyroscope:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Orientation sensor:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Countdown timer, Events reminder, Notes, Stopwatch, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, File manager, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Position location:Y
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y
Video formats supported:3G2,3GP,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,TS,WEBM

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out:N / Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Power

Energy Star certified:Y

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:Hi-Silicon / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2 / 2.1
Processor lithography:16
Processor Model:KIRIN 620 / KIRIN 655 / MSM8940

Software

Operating system installed:Android / Android 7.0
Operating System Version:5.0 / 7.0 / 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.0 / 7.0, EMUI 5.0
Platform:Android
vCard:Y

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / Not supported
Internal RAM:2 / 3
Internal RAM type:LPDDR3
Internal storage capacity:16 / 32
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:3
Storage Media:eMMC
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.5 / 7.6 / 7.7
Height :143 / 147.2 / 213.3
Weight:131 / 147 / 310
Width:123.3 / 70.6 / 72.9
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