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Huawei Nova 3i Price, Specs & Review

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Retail Price of huawei nova 3i is $ 300

Last Update on 2018-07-28 15:00:56 Added on 2018-07-11

Huawei Nova 3i Specs, Features, and Pre-orders Details

Huawei announces a new stunning smartphone with latest GPU Turbo technology, The Nova 3i. It is the more affordable version of the standard Nova 3. The Smartphone is carrying a big 6.3-inch FHD+ Display, Quad Camera Setup including Dual Rear and Dual Selfie Cameras, AI capabilities, 4GB RAM, 128GB Storage, and 3340mAh battery. It is the first device to be powered by the 12nm processor based HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset. Below, you can check full specs and features.

Release Date, Pre-order, and Shipment

As the Huawei promised, the Nova 3i has been unveiled on July 18. It’s a global launch which took place in Philippine. The Pre-orders have started. However, the shipment will begin in August 2018.

Price

Huawei is offering the unlocked Nova 3i for PHP 15990 which indicates a global price around $300.

Specs and Features

Huawei Nova 3i has following features,

Design, Display, and OS

Measuring 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm dimensions and 169 grams weight, the Nova 3i is looking very similar to the Nova 3 and getting a premium metal body, bigger 6.3 inches display of 19.5:9 format, 83% screen-to-body ratio, and a top-notch armed with Dual Selfie Camera lenses. It has a 3.5 mm jack at the bottom. On the back, there is a Dual Rear Camera setup above the Fingerprint Reader.

Following the Nova 3, the lighter version has the same display panel. It boasts 6.3 inch Full View IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, and 409ppi density.

The Smartphone runs Android 8.0 (Oreo) which is covered with the latest EMUI 8.2 interface. It is expected that the Nova 3 and Nova 3i both will receive Android 9.0 (P) update near in future.

Four Cameras and Face Unlock

Here the things are which differ in features as compared to the standard model (Nova 3).

The Huawei Nova 3i comes with quad camera setup. Talking about back cameras, there are Dual 16MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2MP (Depth Sensor) rear optics for vision. It offers you to make beautiful photos and videos but not much splendid as that of Nova 3’s 16MP + 24MP.

Furthermore, the handset supports AI Camera features so you can enjoy more creativity.

Coming to the front camera, it is a selfie-centric smartphone which gets Dual 24MP + 2MP Selfie Cameras to make your experience worthy. Face Unlock is available, too.

Hardware and Storage

Huawei Nova 3i is a mid-range which is driven by a HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset based on faster 12nm Octa-core Cortex-A7 CPU which runs at 2.2GHz clock rate to deliver smooth performance. It is aided by Mali-G72 MP12 GPU and 4GB RAM for gaming lovers. The thing made me interested in Nova 3i is the GPU Turbo Technology about which the Huawei claims that it boasts 60% graphical performance and saves battery consumption by 30%.

In terms of memory, the handset has massive 128GB inbuilt storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot.

As far as battery is concerned, the Huawei Nova 3i packs a Li-Ion 3340mAh non-removable powerhouse. It supports 10w Fast Charger which helps you to recharge the device quickly.

Other Specs

Huawei Nova 3i is a Dual SIM smartphone which runs 3G and 4G LTE networks, Wifi, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD, FM radio, and USB On-The-Go. It is available in Black, Pearl White, and Iris Purple colors.

BASIC INFO
Model No
Nova 3i
Status
Available
Release Date
2018, July
Dimension
157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm (6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 in)
Weight
166 grams
Colors
Black, Blue, Purple, Gold
Water & Dust Proof
No
SIM Type
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE
OS
Android OS 8.1 (Oreo) EMUI 8.2
PROSESSING
Processor
Octa-core 2.1 GHz
Chipset
Hisilicon Kirin 710
GPU
Mali-G72 MP12
MEMORY
RAM
4 GB
Storage
128 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
DISPLAY
Size
6.3 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolation
1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
PPI
409 ppi density
Multi touch
Yes
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass
CAMERA
Primary
Dual 16 MP (f/1.8) + 24 MP B/W (f/1.8), gyro-EIS (1080p), PDAF
Video
2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Flash
LED Flash
Features
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Secondray
Dual 24 MP + 2 MP (no AF, depth sensor)
BATTERY
Battery
Li-Po
Capacity
3340 mAh
Removable
Non-removable
Browsing
Yes
Fast Charging
Yes, Fast battery charging 18W
Wireless Charger
No
NETWORK
2G Network
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed
HSPA, LTE
GPRS
Yes
EDGE
Yes
CONECTIVY
WALAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
BlueTooth
4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
USB
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Audio jeck
3.5mm jack
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
OTHERS
Sensors
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Radio
FM radio

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