Hisense U40 Lite Specs Review And Price

The Hisense U40 Lite is the cheaper version of the Hisense U40 smartphone. The device has a compact body that is pocket friendly and it also packs average specifications.

Design And Display

The Hisense U40 has a good body design that is built with all plastic and a mix of glass on the front. It has a smooth panel that lacks a fingerprint scanner but houses the camera and an LED flash. It measures 137.6 x 71.7 x 9.7 mm in dimensions and weighs 167 grams.

On the front, it comes with visible bezels that house the front camera and speaker on the top and also another bezel at the bottom of the screen. It offers a screen size of 5.0 inches under IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen has a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio, and 189 PPI density with a 73.2% screen-to-body ratio.

Hisense U40 Lite
Hisense U40 Lite

Cameras Features

The Hisense U40 Lite maintains a single rear camera of 5 MP on the back for photos and the camera has an LED flash and other internal features. It can shoot 720p@30fps videos. The front shooter is just 0.3 MP snapper with VGA videos and it also has an LED flash.

Hardware And Software

On the hardware, the device packs a Spreadtrum/UniSoC SC7731E chipset built on a 32nm process node and also a quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53. It has Mali-T830 MP1 GPU for graphics and runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system based on Go Edition.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

As usual, the inbuilt storage on the phone is 16GB and it has 1GB RAM for performance. You can expand the storage units up to 32GB via SDcard. There is no fingerprint sensor, instead, it has Accelerometer and proximity.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Hisense U40 Lite has a removable battery of 2000 mAh that lacks fast charging. However, the battery is said to last 19 hours of talk time. The smartphone has dual SIMs with a 3G network for browsing. Other features include GPS, FM radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, and Micro USB 2.0.

Hisense U40 Lite Full Specifications

Model Name Hisense U40 Lite
Announced 2020, August
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network No
5G Network No
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body Build Glass front, plastic back
Body Dimensions 137.6 x 71.7 x 9.7 mm
Body Weight 167 grams
Protection n/a
Body Colors Gold and Blue


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display Size 5.0 inches
Display Resolution 480 x 854 pixels, 16:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 189 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 5 MP
Secondary Camera 0.3 MP
Video 1080p@30fps
Camera Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android
OS Version 8.0
User Interface Yes


Chipset Spreadtrum/UniSoC SC7731E (32nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-T830 MP1
System Internal Memory 1GB RAM
Internal Storage 8 GB
Storage Card Slot Yes
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 4.2, A2DP
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh battery
Battery Placement Removable
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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Hisense U40 Lite Price And Availability

The Hisense U40 Lite will sell for $48 and will ship in good colors like Gold and Blue.

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