Huawei Nova Lite 3 With Waterdrop Notch and Kirin 710 Launched in Japan

A new Huawei phone with the Nova Lite 3 moniker, has gone official in Japan. It has arrived as the successor to the Nova Lite 2 that was released in Japan in February 2018. The Nova Lite 2 was released as a rebranded version of the Huawei Smart P smartphone that was aimed towards European markets.

In the same way, the Nova Lite 3 is the rebranded edition of the Huawei P Smart (2019) smartphone that was announced for European markets in December 2018. The Nova Lite 3 is mid-range phone from the company that comes with a waterdrop-style notched display, Kirin 710 and a decent battery.

Huawei Nova Lite 3

Huawei Nova Lite 3 Specifications and Features

The Nova Lite 3 come with a 6.21-inch IPS LCD panel that offers full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,340 pixels. The small notch on the screen allows it to deliver an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The smartphone measures 155.2 x 73.4 x 7.95mm and it weighs 160 grams.

Huawei’s home-brewed Kirin 710 chipset powers the Nova 3 Lite along with 3GB of RAM. Instead of the 64GB of native storage available on the Smart P (2019), the Nova 3 Lite features a lower inbuilt storage of 32GB. The smartphone draws power from a 3,400mAh battery. The EMUI 8.1 based Android 9 Pie is available preinstalled on the device.

Huawei Nova Lite 3

The Nova Lite 3 has a fingerprint scanner on its rear panel. A vertical dual camera setup with 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors are available on the top-left of the rear shell of the device. The front notch is the home for the 16-megpixel selfie camera. The handset is equipped with connectivity features like dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio jack. The device also carries support for face recognition.

Huawei Nova Lite 3 Price

The Huawei Nova Lite 3 has arrived in Japan in three colour options such as Coral Red, Aurora blue and Midnight Black. It is priced at JPY 26,880 (~Rs. 17,500). International availability is unknown at present.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.