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Huawei P30 Lite (LX1M) vs Huawei P30 (L04)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Huawei P30 Lite vs Huawei P30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Huawei P30 XHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)06Points
Huawei P30 Lite (LX1M)
6.15"
IPS

1080x2312

24
MP

32mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P30 (L04)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3650
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 (L04)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

P30 Lite (LX1M)6 Advantages Huawei P30 Lite (LX1M)vsP30 (L04)15 Advantages Huawei P30 (L04)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
+159 grams (5.57 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs165 grams (5.78 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)2%
Thinner
vs7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
This device has a LTPS IPS LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+6.15"1%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
1080x2312 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
415 PPIvs+422 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(triple camera) 24MP + 8MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 40MP + 16MP + 8MP89%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3340 mAhvs+3650 mAh9%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4.2 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
Not supportedvs+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
128GB (108GB user free) / 128GB (109GB user free)
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
ModelP30 Lite (LX1M)P30 (L04)
Other model namesHuawei P30 Lite MAR-LX1M, Marie-LX1M (Dual-sim 24MP)Huawei P30 ELE-L04 (128GB + 6GB) Single-sim, Huawei Elle
Country or region availableSouth AfricaRussia(Global, International)
South Africa, Russia, (Global, International)
CanadaUSAMexico
Canada, USA, Mexico
BrandHuaweiHuawei
Release dateApril, 2019March, 2019
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72.7 x 152.9 millimeters (2.86 x 6.02 in)71.36 x 149.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.87 in)
Weight159 grams (5.57 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Huawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 710 (12nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G51 MP4 1GhzARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB user free)128GB (109GB user free)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.15" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2312 pixels1080x2340 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)415 PPI422 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Mobile networksHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1400/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTENot supported
CallingHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
24 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (13mm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.4)
(triple camera)
40 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 17mm PDAF/Laser AF)
8MP telephoto (f/2.4 80mm 1/4" 3x-zoom PDAF/Laser AF OIS)
Main camera resolution5632x4224 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.7" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Peacock Blue, Midnight Black, Pearl White
- EMUI 9.0
- 3D curved glass
- Oleophobic coating screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Supported games: PUBG Mobile, Mobile Legends, Arena of Valor, Rules of Survival, Vainglory e NBA2K18
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal
- EMUI 9.1
- 19.5:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3, HDR10 display
- Leica optics on camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Huawei Pay
- Vapor chamber cooling system on processor
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3340 mAh3650 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18W22.5W
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby17580 minutes | 293 hours | 12.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P30 Lite (LX1M)Huawei P30 (L04)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered