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Huawei Mate 10 Lite

Specifications

Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Huawei Mate 10 Lite (Mate Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.9 inch 2:1, 2160 x 1080 pixel 409 PPI, FullView, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 51.49 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3,5-mm combo headphone jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 128 GB (SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, power delivery, OTG
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1,800, and 1,900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (band 1, 5, and 8), LTE Cat. 6 (band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, and 20), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 156.2 x 75.2 ( = 0.3 x 6.15 x 2.96 in)
Battery
3340 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix 16 + 2 MP (autofocus, PDAF, panorama mode, HDR, FHD video)
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix 13 + 2 MP (FHD video)
Additional features
Keyboard: virtual, charger, USB cable, headphones, protective case, quick start guide, EMUI 5.1, 24 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
164 g ( = 5.78 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 50 g ( = 1.76 oz / 0.11 pounds)
Price
349 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.4% - good
Average of 34 scores (from 57 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 71%, features: 62%, display: 81% mobility: 76%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Huawei Mate 10 Lite

83.7% Huawei Mate 10 Lite Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Chunky mainstream. Apart from the display size, the Huawei Mate 10 Lite does not have much in common with its namesake, the Mate 10 Pro. The Lite costs less than half as much as the Pro and is a very alluring mid-range smartphone. Our extensive review is going to reveal not only its strengths but also its flaws.
Huawei Mate 10 Lite long-term review
Source: GSM Arena English
In the end, 'you get what you pay for' is true for smartphones in this day and age as a general rule. There are exceptions, but the Mate 10 Lite isn't one of them. Life with it won't be entirely niggle-free, but if your tolerance is pretty high it will make for a good companion.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/21/2018
80% Huawei Mate 10 Lite Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The rest are annoyances rather than big issues: the outdated microUSB port used instead of the newer USB-C, the slightly clunky looks of the Emotion UI interface, the lack of the latest Android version and certainty about future updates, the just-okay battery life and the slow charging, and the lack of extras like water-proofing and wireless charging. If some of these sound a bit nit-picky for an affordable phone, it is because… well, the Mate 10 Lite is actually quite a good phone. Ultimately, it is a safe recommendation if you are looking for a well-rounded phone that does not break the bank.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
76% Huawei Mate 10 Lite review:
Source: CNet English
The OnePlus 5T is still the midrange king, but Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite is a great choice if you can get it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
70% Huawei Mate 10 Lite review
Source: GSM Arena English
The Huawei Mate 10 Lite gets some good stuff from the Mate 10 in terms of screen, imaging experience and battery backup. A Mate in looks and a Lite in price sounds like the right balance and the output is well up to standard. Worth a try.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite Review – All in One
Source: Phone World English
Huawei Mate 10 Lite is one of the finest smartphones for the mid-range customers. From its display to camera section and its processor, it has worked amazing in every part. I didn’t get any major bad point for this device and if you are seeking a good smartphone under 30K then you must look at Huawei Mate 10 lite- won’t disappoint.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/16/2017
Honor 9i/Mate 10 Lite hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
In the time we spent with the Honor 9i/Mate 10 Lite, we did come to appreciate many things about it. The design is really quite impressive and makes the device stand out in its segment. The so-called FullView display is also quite nice and apart from the novelty is actually useful since it shows a lot more content. The software experience and general performance was also quite good.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2017

Foreign Reviews

83% Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2018
94% Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 91%
18:9 Display und Dual Camera in der Mittelklasse
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2018
94% Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 91%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite & Mate 10 Pro
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2017
80% Vier Augen sehen (nicht) mehr als zwei
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/04/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
59% Abgespecktes Mate 10 im Klassik-Look
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 59% features: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Huawei Mate 10 lite unter falscher Flagge, trotzdem gut
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2017
80% 349 gut investierte Euro
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Doppel-Dualkamera-Smartphone für Bokeh-Selfies
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 80% display: 83% mobility: 84%
72% Huawei Mate 10 Lite, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 80% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Análisis del Huawei Mate 10 Lite: grandes características y mejor precio
Source: FAQsAndroid Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice cameras; high autonomy; large screen; decent performance. Negative: Mediocre design; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/22/2018
Prueba Huawei Mate 10 Lite, algo menos por mucho menos
Source: Zona Movilidad Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; nice performance; good connectivity; large battery capacity; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/18/2018
85% Análise: Huawei Mate 10 Lite – Um ataque à gama média
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
80% Huawei Mate 10 Lite recensione: il Mate per chi vuole un phablet senza spennarsi
Source: Ridble Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei Mate 10 Lite Recensione: Smartphone Dai Bordi Ridotti Con 4 Fotocamere
Source: Everyeye.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Huawei Mate 10 Lite: la recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
77% Recensione Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 80% features: 75% display: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
75% Recensione HUAWEI MATE 10 LITE
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 68% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75%
80% Huawei Mate 10 Lite recensione: 349 euro ben spesi
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Recensione Huawei Mate 10 Lite: un predestinato
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 78% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 87% ergonomy: 79%
Recensione Huawei Mate 10 Lite by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice display; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/02/2018
Preview Huawei Mate 10 Lite by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; good hardware; metal case; large battery capacity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/31/2018
Huawei Mate 10 Lite: Recensione E Pro&Contro
Source: Tecno Cino Italian IT→EN
Positive: Long battery life; great built quality; nice display; good cameras. Negative: Unsupported waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/22/2017
Recensione Huawei Mate 10 Lite, lo Smartphone con quattro fotocamere
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Elegant design; good display; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/20/2017
Recensione: Huawei Mate 10 Lite, un entry-level travestito da top di gamma
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; metal case; nice display; good hardware; high performance; good price. Negative: No NFC; poor connectivity; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2017
Huawei Mate 10 Lite, un bestbuy tra i midranger – Recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price / performance ratio; nice display; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2017
70% Huawei Mate 10 Lite review: dunne schermranden voor weinig
Source: All About Phones Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite review
Source: Portablegear Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Large screen; good price; nice dual cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/26/2018
Huawei Mate 10 Lite review
Source: Nieuwe Mobiel.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Premium design; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: No fast charging; poor connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/12/2017
Review Huawei Mate 10 Lite: looks van een vlaggenschip, prestaties van een middenklasser
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Nice design; good selfie camera; decent display. Negative: Short battery life; poor main camera; low performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/07/2017
Preview Huawei Mate 10 Lite: middenklasser met premium uiterlijk maakt indruk
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Impressive display; slim size; nice cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; large battery capacity.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/31/2017
Huawei Mate 10 Lite review
Source: Portablegear Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Nice design; good cameras; long battery life; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2017
70% Test Du Huawei Mate 10 Lite : Le Cousin Jumeau Du Honor 7X
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
70% Test Huawei Mate 10 Lite : La Phablette Aux Quatre Capteurs Photo
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% Test du Huawei Mate 10 Lite : 349 euros bien dépensés
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% Recenzja Huawei Mate 10 Lite. Przyjemny smartfon, ale nie bez wad
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 85% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
70% [Recenzja] Huawei Mate 10 Lite – szykuje się kolejny hit sprzedaży?
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Test, recenzja, opinia – Huawei Mate10 Lite – daję czwórkę z minusem za nudę wzorniczą, wydajność przy multizadaniowości, aparat i baterię
Source: 90 Sekund Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good cameras; decent battery life. Negative: Average performance; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/11/2018
Huawei Mate 10 Lite - owieczka w wilczym stadzie
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Stylish design; decent display; large battery capacity; fast fingerprint sensor; good cameras. Negative: High price; no NFC; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/20/2017
86% Huawei Mate 10 lite incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 86%
85% Test Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Large screen; solid workmanship; nice display; long battery life. Negative: Low performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2017
80% Videoanmeldelse: Huawei Mate 10 Lite
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 95% performance: 80% workmanship: 70%
83% Huawei Mate 10 Lite test – en god telefon der udfordres på hastigheden
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
80% Huawei Mate 10 Lite [TEST]: Enormt meget mobil for pengene
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% performance: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
81% Test og anmeldelse af Huawei Mate 10 lite: Magtdemonstration i prisklassen
Source: Mobil DK DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 81% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
70% Huawei Mate 10 Lite: Jätteskärm till bättre pris
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Huawei Mate 10 lite testad
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Huawei Mate 10 Lite review: un model bun cu preț excelent
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Nice design; metal case; decent hardware; large battery capacity; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/15/2018

Comment

Model: The Huawei Mate 10 Lite is one of the finest smartphones for mid-range customers. It is a less-expensive and less-premium version of the flagship predecessors, but it has a full-metal body, a quad camera set up, and an 18:9 FHD+ display. The Mate 10 Lite does not scream budget handset with its unibody metal design, large 5.9-inch 1,080 x 2,160 resolution display with the aspect ratio found in top-of-the-line phones like the LG G6. The display is the first time Huawei has put its FullView screen on a smartphone, but other stand-out features of the Mate 10 Lite include its four camera setup. On its rear, the Lite has a dual lens camera array with one high-resolution 16 MP sensor paired with a 2 MP lens. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite’s rear camera features geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, and HDR. It camera section has a wide-aperture mode, beauty camera mode, moving picture mode and flashlight mode. The front-facing camera is a similar setup only with the high-resolution sensor coming in at 13 MP. With its beauty front-facing camera, user does not need to use editing application or software for simple editing.

The display itself is pretty sharp and nice to look at. Colors seemed a bit too warm, but thankfully user can adjust them to their liking in the settings menu. The screen is bright and easily visible outdoors. It gets bright enough to use it under direct sunlight and low enough that users can easily use it in complete darkness. Being a 5.9-inch screen, the resolution is stretched tall and not wide. This means that it uses an 18:9 aspect ratio instead of the standard 16:9 that most users are used to. Since most videos are recorded in a 16:9 aspect ratio, there are black bars on the sides for most videos. However, web browsing works great and multi-tasking is easier with the longer screen ratio. The top edge of the display has the only microphone on it, whereas the bottom edge houses a speaker, a micro USB port, a secondary microphone, and a 3,5 mm audio jack. One edge provides the volume keys and the power button whereas the opposite one has a SIM slot. The Huawei Mate 10 Lite measures at 7.5 mm device thickness and weighs 164 g. It runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat). Under the unibody, the phone features Huawei's Kirin 659 octa-core chip running at 2.36 GHz , 4 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of internal storage. It uses the Mali-G71 MP2 graphics cards, which works faster than other Mali cards. This hardware specification can handle many applications and games without any lag. The battery size is 3,340mAh, which should see the Lite last until the end of the day. However, it does not support fast charging, which is a disadvantage. The Mate 10 Lite is certainly a good buy considering that the P10 Plus is not a whole lot better but is priced above the Mate 10. The 18:9, 5.9 inch display is definitely a plus point.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Kirin 659: ARM-based octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 max. 2.36 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 max 1.7 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem (Cat. 13) and a ARM Mali-T830 MP2. In our benchmarks around 4% faster as the older Kirin 658.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.9":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.164 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).
78.4%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Huawei Y9
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 G611F
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Nova 3e
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei P20 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei P smart
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 9 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei P10 Selfie
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 7X
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 9i
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei Nova 2i
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt 2017
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Nova 2 Plus
Mali-T830 MP2, unknown

Devices with the same GPU

Huawei Nova 2
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659, 5", 0.143 kg
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.2", 0.16 kg

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PowerVR GE8100, Mediatek MT6739, 5.45", 0.142 kg
Huawei Y6 Prime 2018
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 5.7", 0.15 kg
Huawei Y7 2018
Adreno 505, Snapdragon 430, 5.99", 0.155 kg
Huawei Y6 2018
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 5.7", 0.15 kg
Huawei Y7 Pro 2018
Adreno 505, Snapdragon 430, 5.99", 0.155 kg
Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 6", 0.183 kg
Huawei P20
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 5.8", 0.165 kg
Huawei Nova 2 Lite
Adreno 505, Snapdragon 430, 5.99", 0.155 kg
Huawei P20 Pro
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 6.1", 0.174 kg
Huawei Nova 2s
Mali-G71 MP8, Kirin 960, 6", 0.169 kg
Huawei Nova Young
Mali-T720 MP2, Mediatek MT6737T, 5", 0.15 kg
Huawei Mate 10
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 5.9", 0.186 kg
Huawei P9 Lite Mini
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 5", 0.145 kg
Huawei Mate 10 Pro
Mali-G72 MP12, Kirin 970, 6", 0.178 kg
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