The New Huawei P8 Lite (2017): Everything you need to know

The P8 Lite smartphone has, with its first launch in 2015, represented a turning point in terms of both sales and brand perception. Over 1.7 million phones have been sold: a huge success for Huawei! The Chinese brand therefore decided to launch its new jewel of 2017 while keeping a family name. Do not be fooled, the new Huawei P8 Lite (2017) has little to do with the old model. Continue reading to find out more!

Huawei P8 Lite 2017

Want to buy a new smartphone and looking for a model that offers great value for your money? Then maybe the new Huawei P8 Lite (2017) is the model for you! Let's find out all the features together!


Huawei P8 Lite 2017 is not a design-inspired smartphone, which resembles that of Honor 8. The smartphone comes with a double glass (double-sided), while the silvery profile is made of plastic. In hand the smartphone is quite comfortable to use, it has a weight of 147 grams but is pretty slippery, so it's best to use it with a cover. The display is a 5.2-inch diagonal IPS with Full HD resolution. A great way provide protection without sacrificing the aesthetics of your phone too much is using a hard case. You can create a custom Huawei P8 Lite 2017 hard case using your own photos or design very easily.

Hardware and Software

The new P8 Lite 2017 hardware is very similar to that of P9 Lite. The processor used for this P8 lite 2017 is the new HiSilicon Kirin 655, a 2.1GHz Cortex-A53 core octave. 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory, expandable using a microSD. LTE connectivity allows you to navigate up to 150 Mbps in 4G, while Wi-Fi is still only b / g / n, thus excluding the ability to connect to 5GHz networks. The operating system is the Huawei EMUI version, at times a bit chaotic but it is complex with many interesting features.


The main camera has a 12 megapixel sensor with aperture f2.2, wide angle lens and flash LED. The front camera is 8 megapixels with f2.0 aperture and wide-angle lens. Photos taken are overall good photos, rich in detail and definition.


The 3000 mAh battery guarantees a one-day life, with full use of the device.

Price and Colors

Huawei P8 Lite 2017 is sold in Italy at £ 219. Although in fierce competition with other products like P9 Lite, GT3 or Honor 6X, the price of this P8 Lite 2017 remains interesting. The phone is available in black, white and gold.


Let's look at the Huawei P8 Lite 2017 features:

Dimensions: 147x72.9x7.6mm
Weight: 147 grams
Processor: Kirin 655 octa core Cortex-A53 2.1GHz with GPU Mali-T830MP2
3GB of RAM + 16GB Expandable (max 128GB)
Display: 5.2 "IPS with FHD resolution
Operating system: ANDROID 7 with EMUI5
Battery: 3000mAh
Rear camera: 12 megapixel aperture f2.2 wide angle lens and 1.25 micrometer pixels
Front camera: 8 megapixel aperture f2.0 wide angle lens and 1.4 micrometer pixels
Price: 230 USD
Colors: Black, White, Gold
At such a price, the P8 Lite performance is definitely more than satisfactory. What do you think about it? Write him in the comments and see all the covers available for Huawei and not just on our website!

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