Huawei P Smart (2019) launched as Huawei Nova Lite 3 in Japan: Price, Specifications

After launching three new phones in Sri Lanka, the Chinese giant Huawei has now launched the Huawei Nova Lite 3 in Japan. The Huawei Nova Lite 3 is necessarily a variant of the Huawei P Smart (2019) with lesser storage space. Notable highlights of the smartphone include a water-drop notch, Kirin 710 SoC and dual rear cameras.

Huawei Nova Lite 3

The Huawei Nova Lite 3 features a 6.21-inch IPS display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The tiny water-drop notch aids for a 19:5:9 aspect ratio and over 90% screen-to-body ratio.

Powering the phone is an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC at its core. It is further coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. Contrarily, the Huawei P Smart (2019) came with 64GB of internal storage. Nonetheless, storage can be expanded up to 512GB via a microSD card.

For photography, the Huawei Nova Lite 3 gets a dual camera setup at the rear. The same comprises of a primary 13-megapixel shooter with f/1.8 aperture, clubbed with an LED flash, and a secondary 2-megapixel unit for depth sensing. Up front, there’s a 16-megapixel shooter for selfies. The company is further touting AI-based features including AI portrait, smart scene detection and beauty mode.

On the software terms, the device boots EMUI 9.0.1 on top of Android 9 Pie. A 3,400mAh battery backs all of this. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Micro-USB 2.0, GPS + GLONASS and dual-SIM (Nano) card slots.

Huawei Nova Lite 3: Specifications

  • 6.21-inch (2340x1080p) Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 19:5:9 aspect ratio
  • Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm (4 x 2.2GHz  Cortex-A73 +4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 512GB with microSD
  • 13MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, secondary 2MP rear camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.0
  • 3400mAh Battery
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS + GLONASS, Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • Dimensions: 155.2×73.4×8mm; Weight: 160g

Huawei Nova Lite 3: Price, Availability

The Huawei Nova Lite 3 has been priced at JPY 26,880 (roughly Rs. 17,500) in Japan. It’ll be available for purchase in Coral Red, Aurora Blue, and Midnight Black colour options, starting February 1.

To recall, the Huawei P Smart (2019) recently landed at a price of EUR 249 (roughly Rs. 20,300) in the UK. As of now, there is no confirmation whether the company plans to launch the device in other markets. Stay tuned for more updates.

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