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Huawei nova 3i Specs

Huawei nova 3i Specs

Date Released: 2018, July

DisplayTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
- EMUI 8.2
BodyDimensions157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm (6.20 x 2.96 x 0.30 in)
Weight169 g (5.96 oz)
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
CameraPrimaryDual: 16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash
SecondaryDual: 24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal128 GB, 4 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, Pearl White, Iris Purple
PlatformOSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 710
CPUOcta-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G51 MP4
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

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Huawei nova 3i Review

Huawei nova 3i Specs packs with top-notch hardware materials and competitive features of such a mid-range smartphone. It is the first mid-range smartphone that has a taste of having a high-end mobile. Featuring its high-end specs such as a high-resolution display, large memory capacity, dual camera lens, and many more. Recently, Nova 3i was officially announced as the latest smartphone of Huawei brand. The specs and features even the official price has already introduced where many catch its attention. The smartphone is now open for pre-ordering and will available in the global market before this month of July ends.

Nova 3i comes with a full-screen view display of 6.3 inches where it has 82.2% screen-to-body ratio. It has a dimension of 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm (6.20 x 2.96 x 0.30 in) and weighing 169g. The smartphone is built on Hybrid Dual Nano SIM card type along with its dual standby mode feature. It is supported with a network band connection up to 4G LTE. It has a display resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio and 409PPi density. The smartphone is built by an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors and has a multitouch feature included.

The smartphone runs with the UI of EMUI 8.2 and based on Android 8.1 Oreo version. It is equipped and powered by a processor of 2.2 GHz Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 along with the GPU of Mali-651 MP4. It has a 4 GB RAM with built-in 128 GB internal memory. Also, it is supported with the expandable external memory via microSD card up to the capacity of 256 GB. Since the Nova 3i is a hybrid smartphone type, the SIM 2 will be also the slot for external memory.

On the other hand, both front and back camera has a dual lens feature. The primary camera which is the back portion comes with the quality of 16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor) and a LED flash. While the secondary or the front camera has 24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor) quality. Additional camera features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, and panorama. The video has a resolution of 1080p@30fps for recording.

The smartphone has a built-in Loudspeaker and supported with a 3.5mm jack port. It has Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic feature. The connectivity features packs with WiFi (Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS), FM radio, and micro USB 2.0 with OTG ready. The smartphone has a Fingerprint scanner rear-mounted located at the back of the device. Aside from the sensor scanner, the Nova 3i has an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass for the other sensor features.

The battery is non-removable Li-Ion with 3340 mAh capacity. It is supported by a fast charging feature with a battery charging of 10W. The smartphone design with color variants such as Black, Pearl White, and Iris Purple. The official price stated by the Huawei is about 300 EUR or Php15,990.00 for the Philippines market price.

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  • 6.3 inches Full-screen view with IPS LCD display
  • High-resolution display spec
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 2.2 GHz Octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 710 processor
  • 4 GB RAM with 128 GB internal memory
  • External memory supported up to 256 GB via microSD card
  • Primary Camera: 16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor) with LED flash
  • Secondary Camera: 24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted)
  • Fast Charging battery supported
  • Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery


  • Hybrid Dual Nano SIM card
  • No Corning Gorilla Glass Protected
  • No dedicated slot for external memory
  • Non-removable battery