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Wiko Wim Lite


Wiko Wim Lite
Wiko Wim Lite (WIM Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 8 x 1.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 441 PPI, IPS TFT, glossy: yes
16 GB internal
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 4.0, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9 x 144 x 71 ( = 0.35 x 5.67 x 2.8 in)
3000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary Camera: 16 MPix
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix
149 g ( = 5.26 oz / 0.33 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 73.4% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 72%, features: 80%, display: 82% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Wiko Wim Lite

60% Die besten Phones unter 200 Euro
Source: Android Smartphone - 6/18 German
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 40% display: 80% mobility: 45% workmanship: 100%
90% Wiko WIM Lite
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 94% performance: 100% features: 80% display: 100% mobility: 60% workmanship: 100%
Wiko Wim & Wiko Wim Lite | Primeiras impressões das beldades Francesas
Source: 4G News Portuegese PT→EN version
Positive: Nice display; good ergonomy; great built quality; low price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2017
67% Wiko Wim Lite, meglio di Wim a 200 euro meno | Recensione
Source: Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 67%
75% Recensione WIKO Wim Lite
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 75% display: 72% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Preview Wiko Wim Lite By Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN version
Positive: Nice display; decent hardware; beautiful design; long battery life. Negative: Slippery; easy getting fingerprints.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/30/2017
Wiko WIM Lite, non solo un selfie phone – [RECENSIONE]
Source: Tech Different Italian IT→EN version
Positive: Low price; decent cameras; nice design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2017
Wiko WIM Lite review
Source: Nieuwe Dutch NL→EN version
Positive: Attractive design; nice display; good cameras. Negative: No quick charger.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2017
75% Wiko WIM Lite – recenzja świetnego telefonu w rozsądnej cenie
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 75% display: 75% mobility: 55% workmanship: 80%



It seems that most manufacturers are producing lite versions of their mainstream products hoping to capture more market share and French android manufacturer Wiko is no different with the Wiko Wim Lite a cut down version of its older brother the Wiko Wim. Overall aesthetics remain the same with its higher spec-ed sibling with only changes to its hardware. Decking out its hardware is Qualcomms budget end Snapdragon 435, 3GB of memory and 16GB of internal storage which is the same with most manufacturers aiming for the budget sector. Overall chassis design is generally rounded with materials similar to its bigger brother, its generally a mix of metal and plastic with the metal being the frame and plastic for its back cover and Gorilla Glass for the display. The Wiko Wim Lite is still as glossy as its sibling which means users had better have a microfiber cloth with them if they wish to keep it free from fingerprints. Speaking of fingerprints, the fingerprint reader is located at the rear just slightly below of the camera. It’s really peculiar that most manufacturers seem to not want to integrate the fingerprint reader to the home button but then again it could be design limitations for the manufacturer itself. As with the Wiko Wim, the Wiko Wim Lite is equipped with a FHD IPS display which is still hard to come by for the given price bracket. Colors remain well calibrated and vibrant however blacks aren’t that deep. Overall the display does have reasonable contrast which is important to avoid blurry screens.

Over at the camera department the Wiko Wim Lite is a little interesting in that the rear camera has a lower MP count compared to the front which are 13 and 16MP respectively. While it is generally understood that megapixel count isn’t everything its surprising that Wiko has focused more on the selfie camera as opposed to the rear camera most people would be shooting with. Under good lighting conditions the picture quality is reasonably good however under bad lighting conditions the camera does fall slightly short even with flash enabled it seems that the image quality does feel a little over exposed Because the Wiko Wim Lite is powered by a budget orientated Snapdragon processor users shouldn’t expect too much from the processor, while it will perform well under single task loads having multiple applications can cause the Wiko Wim Lite to slow down noticeably, however with the recent Android Nougat 7.0 being preloaded users can expect the optimizations included with the recent release to be less taxing on the processor. Despite that the included android is by no means vanilla as Wiko has included their own Wiko launcher and some preloaded bloatware. Finally, with battery life the Wiko Wim Lite is equipped with a 3000mAh battery which should get users by a normal working day with at least 10~15% charge on moderate to low usage, this might be a slight benefit of using a low-end Snapdragon as this means power consumption will also be low. Final verdict being if the older sibling is too much to spend on and you don’t have much expectations the Wiko Wim Lite is more or less acceptable but nothing special when compared to better choices out there.

Qualcomm Adreno 505: Mid range graphics card integrated in the Snapdragon 430 and 435 SoCs. Based on the 500 generation and supports modern standards like Vulkan 1.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE, OpenCL 2.0 and DirectX 12.

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.

435: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.4 GHz and the Adreno 505 GPU, a DDR3L-1600 memory controller as well as an X9 LTE (Cat. 7) modem. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

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


Wiko SAS was founded as a French smartphone manufacturer in 2011. Since 2014, the Chinese technology group Tinno Mobile has owned a majority of Wiko. They produce in China. The company has already reached a considerable market share in the French market in early years and expanded to Europe and Africa later on. Nevertheless, the world market share is low.

Reviews are only available since 2014, that is since the first international expansion. Recently, the number of reviews has increased. The ratings are average (as of 2016).

73.4%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2017-03-24)