Huawei has finally announced the company’s latest offering Huawei Nova 3i along with its elder sibling Huawei Nova 3 at a launch event held in New Delhi, India on 25th July, 2018. the USP of both devices is it comes out-of-the box with the company’s GPU Turbo technology which offers smoother and faster gaming experience by increasing graphic processing efficiency on the device and enhances the graphics performance by up to 60-percent and at the same time consuming 30-percent less power.
The Huawei Nova 3i bears a 6.3-inch (2340 x 1080p) Full HD+ 19:5:9 display with ‘iPhone X’ like notch, a pixel density of 409 PPI, 2.5D curved glass lamination, and 85-percent NTSC color gamut. it is powered by an 2.2GHz octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 710 12nm processor paired with GPU Turbo technology. the device comes in three storage configuration variants – 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage, 6GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, and 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage. all the variants supports storage expansion up to 256GB via MicroSD card. the runs on Emotion UI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and is backed by a 3,340 mAh battery. the device sports a rear facing fingerprint sensor on the back, just like its elder sibling.
In the camera department, the device sports a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically with a 16-megapixel rear camera with AI scene recognition features, paired with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor which captures depth-of-field for portrait shots and comes with up to 500 AI Scene recognition which automatically adjusts the camera settings. on the front, there’s a 24-megapixel primary sensor with an f/2.0 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with AI technology which recognize up to eight scenes and automatically optimize the portrait background. the front camera also comes with 3D Qmoji which is similar to Apple’s Animoji.
Connectivity option includes Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD), 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack. the device measures at 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm and weighs at 169 grams.
The Huawei Nova 3i is priced at Rs. 20,990 for the 4GB RAM with 128GB storage variant, and it will go on sale via Amazon India starting from August 7th in Black and Iris Purple color options.