Huawei just announced its latest mid-range Android smartphone dubbed as Huawei Nova 5i at a special event in China. The smartphone has been unveiled along with two other Nova 5 series smartphones – the Huawei Nova 5 and Nova 5 Pro. The Nova 5i is powered by the Kirin 710 SoC while the Nova 5 and Nova 5 Pro features the Kirin 810 and Kirin 980 SoC respectively.
Huawei Nova 5i is the rebranded version of the P20 Lite (2019) smartphone that was announced in Europe recently. A punch-hole display, quad rear cameras, up to 8GB RAM and a 400mAH battery are the highlights of the Nova 5i. Huawei at the launch event announced that it has successfully shipped over 100 million smartphones in the first five months of 2019 i.e. until May 2019.
Huawei Nova 5i – Specifications
The dual SIM Huawei Nova 5i flaunts a 6.4-inch Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Kirin 710 12nm SoC with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU.
The fingerprint scanner is on the back, next to the four cameras – 24 MP main + 8 MP wide-angle + 2 MP depth sensor and 2 MP macro lens. Here the memory options are 6GB + 128GB or 8GB + 128GB.
The Huawei Nova 5i runs on Android 9.0 Pie-based EMUI 9.1 and is backed by a 4000mAh battery. The device measures 159.1 x 75.9 x 8.3mm; weighs 178g and has a range of connectivity options like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS.
Price and Availability:
The HUAWEI Nova 5i comes in Black, Blue and Red colors, is priced at 1999 yuan (US$ 290 / Rs. 20,230 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version and the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 2199 yuan (US$ 319 / Rs. 22,250 approx.). It is available for order today and goes on sale in China from June 28th.
Source (in Chinese)