Huawei has unveiled a new member to the existing nova 8 series – Huawei Nova 8i. It is the fifth phone in the lineup whereas others are nova 8 5G, ova 8 Pro 4G, nova 8 Pro 5G and nova 8 SE. The phone is up for pre-order in Malaysia. Here, we will go through the specifications, features and expected price of Huawei nova 8i in Nepal.
Huawei Nova 8i Overview
Display and Design
The nova 8i sports a 6.67-inch IPS LCD panel. This Full HD+ panel is touted as an Edgeless Display by Huawei which is surrounded by 1.3mm bezels on the left and right sides and a 1.35mm bezel on top. Overall, the smartphone promises a screen-to-body ratio of 94.7 percent. Likewise, there’s a pill-shaped cutout for selfie cameras.
The smartphone maintains a sleek aesthetic 4D curved design which also has sleek rounded edges for a comfortable grip. It comes with three fashionable colors- moonlight silver, starry black and interstellar blue. Similarly, the moonlight silver is able to change color according to the viewing angle and lighting.
Further, the smartphone measures 161.85 x 74.7 x 8.58mm in dimension and weighs just 190 grams.
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In terms of optics, the rear panel has a rounded camera housing with quand camera setup. The 64 MP primary camera comes with a remarkable 1/1.7-inch sensor with f/1.9 aperture. It is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 120-degree FOV, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The camera has excellent photography capabilities and modes available including super wide angle, super night shot 2.0 and SuperSelfie AI beauty camera.
Further, the 16MP selfie camera is also capable of snapping good photos with ease.
Performance and Memory
The core of the smartphone is configured with a Snapdragon 662 SoC. It is an 11nm chipset divided into two clusters with max frequency up to 2 GHz. Further, it teams with Adreno 610 GPU, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage for better performance.
Furthermore, to enhance the performance and to stay at an optimal temperature, the handset adopts high thermal conductivity graphene for head dissipation. Likewise, the phone is packed with seven antenna systems to ensure the best network coverage.
Talking about the software, the Nova 8i boots with EMUI 11 based on Android 10.
Battery and Miscellaneous
Fueling the handset is a 4,300mAh battery that supports Huawei’s 66W SuperCharge fast charging technology. According to the company it takes only 38 minutes to fully charge the handset.
Meanwhile, the other features are side-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and USB-C.
Huawei Nova 8i Specifications
|Body||161.85 x 74.7 x 8.58mm, 190 g|
|Display||6.67-inches, IPS LCD|
|Resolution||2376 x 1080pixels, 20:9 ratio|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 (11nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)|
|Rear Camera||Quad Camera|
Primary: 64 MP, f/1.9 (wide), PDAF, 1/1.17”
Ultra-wide: 8 MP, f/2.2, 120-degree,
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
|Front Camera||16 MP|
|Security||Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Software based face unlock|
|Audio||Loudspeaker, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, Dual Sim, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5, A-GPS, USB Type-C|
|Battery||4300 mAhwith 66W fast charging|
|Colors||Moonlight Silver, Interstellar Blue, Starry Black|
Huawei Nova 8i Price in Nepal and Availability
The handset is available for pre-order in Malaysia till 21st June for MYR 1,299. During the pre-order you will also receive free gifts. We expect the Huawei Nova 8i Price in Nepal to be around NPR 42,000 if it launches here.
|Huawei Smartphone||Price in Malaysia||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Huawei Nova 8i||MYR 1,299||NPR 42,000|