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Huawei P40 Lite (L01A) vs Nokia 2.1

Side by side comparison between Huawei P40 Lite vs Nokia 2.1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 2.1 XHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)26Points
Huawei P40 Lite (L01A)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2310

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 2.1
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Lite (L01A)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

P40 Lite (L01A)26 Advantages Huawei P40 Lite (L01A)vs2.14 Advantages Nokia 2.1
+2.27Ghz 64bit Octa-Core92%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+128GB (107GB available)20 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (5GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 256GB nano-Memory100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)11%
Thinner
vs9.67 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+1080x2310 pixels171%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+398 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+6.4"16%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4200 mAh5%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+40W3 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs10W
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+174 grams (6.09 ounces)5%
Lighter
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

21 Common items in both devices
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
ModelP40 Lite (L01A)2.1
Other model namesHuawei P40 lite (JNY-L01A) NFC Single-SIMNokia 2.1 TA-1080, TA-1092, TA-1084, TA-1093, TA-1086
Country or region available(United Kingdom)South AfricaTurkey
(United Kingdom), South Africa, Turkey
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandHuaweiNokia
Release dateMarch, 2020July, 2018
Depth8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.67 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)76.3 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)77.6 x 153.6 millimeters (3.06 x 6.05 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)174 grams (6.09 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Huawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.27Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.88Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MP6 820MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
8GB (5GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2310 pixels (19:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)398 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/75 Mbps150/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

America version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Light pink/blue
- EMUI 10
- Screen protective film included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue/copper, Blue/silver, Grey/silver
- Android Go edition
- 16:9 display ratio
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4200 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts40W Fast battery charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateHuawei P40 Lite (L01A)Nokia 2.1
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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