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Nokia 2 (Dual-sim) vs Huawei P9 Lite (L31)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 2 vs Huawei P9 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 2 (Dual-sim)
5"
LTPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsHuawei P9 Lite (L31)Compare Nokia 2 X
Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P9 Lite (L31)

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!

2 (Dual-sim)5 Advantages Nokia 2 (Dual-sim)vsP9 Lite (L31)18 Advantages Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+4100 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core135%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR32 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (3GB available)vs+16GB (12GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
161 grams (5.64 ounces)vs+147 grams (5.15 ounces)10%
Lighter
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)24%
Thinner
LTPS LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
294 PPIvs+424 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5"vs+5.2"4%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 13MP60%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

27 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Model2 (Dual-sim)P9 Lite (L31)
Other model namesHMD Nokia 2 TA-1029, TA-1035Huawei P9 Lite VNS-L31 (3GB RAM), Huawei Venus
Country or region available(Global, International)(Latin America)BrazilUSA(Europe)IndiaRussiaThailandTaiwanUkraineVietnam
(Global, International), (Latin America), Brazil, USA, (Europe), India, Russia, Thailand, Taiwan, Ukraine, Vietnam
South AfricaAlgeriaChina(Europe)PhilippinesHong KongIndonesiaMalaysiaMoroccoSingaporeThailandVietnam
South Africa, Algeria, China, (Europe), Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Morocco, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam
BrandNokiaHuawei
Release dateNovember, 2017May, 2016
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.5 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)71.3 x 143.5 millimeters (2.81 x 5.65 in)72.6 x 146.8 millimeters (2.86 x 5.78 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)147 grams (5.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported
System (OS)Nokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909v2 (28nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 650 (16nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 304ARM Mali-T830 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory1GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (3GB available)
eMMC 4.5
16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Display typeLTPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

America version:
LTE (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)

India version (TA-1029):
LTE (Band 1, 3, 5, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Pewter/Black, Pewter/White, Copper/Black
- Google Assistant
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Emotion UI 4.1
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standby80400 minutes | 1340 hours | 55.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 2 (Dual-sim)Huawei P9 Lite (L31)
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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