HUAWEI Nova 5i with 6.4-inch FHD+ display, 8GB RAM, 24MP in-screen camera, quad rear cameras announced

Along with the Nova 5 and the Nova 5 Pro, HUAWEI also introduced the Nova 5i smartphone in China. It packs a 6.4-inch Full HD+ display with 90.8% screen-to-body ratio and has 24-megapixel in-screen camera, is powered by Kirin 710, unlike the Kirin 810 on the Nova 5, has up to 8GB of RAM, runs Android Pie with EMIUI 9.1 top, features quad rear cameras that includes a 24-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, 2-megapixel camera for 4cm macro and a 2-megeapixel camera for portrait shots.

It has a gradient back with S shaped curve, features a fingerprint sensor on the back and packs a 4000mAh battery.

HUAWEI Nova 5i specifications

  • 6.4-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:5:9 2.5D curved glass IPS LCD screen with DCI-P3 color gamut
  • Octa-Core Kirin 710 12nm (4 x 2.2GHz Cortex-A73 +4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53) with ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 512GB
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 24MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, CAF, 8MP ultra wide sensor, 2MP for 4cm macro, 2MP for portrait shots
  • 24MP front-facing camera with 1/2.8″ sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 0.9μm pixel size
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 159.1 x 75.9 x 8.3 mm; Weight: 178g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz / 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAh (typcial) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery

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.


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