The Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) has the ever simple build that is known to come with these smartphones. Yet again, it misses the fingerprint scanner as a means of authentication and has the usual plastic body that low budget smartphone is known for. The specs are minimal so as to reduce the price tag on the smartphone.
Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) Key Specs and Features
5.45-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720/pixels
Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
Quad-core MediaTek MT6739 CPU and a 1GB RAM
16GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card
8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera
3, 020mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
Design and Display
Common to smartphones at this price bracket is the plastic casing that comes with the Huawei Y5 Lite (2018). The build here is lackluster with blue and black finish option and is less glossy than you have in some.
More so, the smartphone has an 18:9 aspect ratio in that way there is a cut down on bezels present. You’ve got a single camera with the flash beside it looks like a dual camera setting leaving the rear empty with no fast charge capability.
In the area of the display, the Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) comes with a typical low-level budget screen on it. Considering how big the display on smartphones is getting recently, the 5.45-inch screen here is average or even small to an extent. In that regard, the resolution on the smartphone is an average 1440 x 720 pixels.
Battery and Camera
How long your smartphone will last is decided by a mediocre battery that does a good job of lasting till the end of the day. The 3, 020mAh battery inside the smartphone can take the usual surfing the web, doing a bit of gaming and making calls. To charge the smartphone, you’ve got a MicroUSB port at the bottom.
Taking pictures on the smartphone is a single camera affair on both sides. Keeping in mind the price you are paying for the smartphone, it is important that you don’t get your hopes up with the quality of pictures you’re expecting from it. That said, the Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) features an 8MP sensor on the rear side and a 5MP camera up front.
Hardware and Software
Going beneath the surface, therein is a four core entry-level chipset and other low-level features. Starting with the MediaTek MT6739 processor which is accompanied by a PowerVR GE8100 GPU.
Furthermore, there is a 1GB RAM as well as a 16GB internal storage. Increment can be made to the storage space up to 256GB if you wish. You have the Go Edition of Android Oreo running on the smartphone making it much more smooth in operation.
Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) Price and Availability
Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) price in Nigeria starts at around 26,000 Naira. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in the country and retail outlets for phones.
Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei Y5 Lite (2018):
Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6739
GPU: PowerVR GE8100
Memory: 1GB RAM
Colours: Black, Blue
Dimension: 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm
SIM Type: Nano SIM
SIM Count: Dual SIM
Display: 5.45-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels