Huawei will be launching the Nova 8i smartphone on July 7 IN Malaysia. The landing page of the phone is now live on Huawei Malaysia’s website through which its design and key features have been confirmed. Reports have claimed that the Nova 8i will be featuring a Snapdragon chip.
Huawei Nova 8i specifications
The Nova 8i measures 161.85 x 74.7 x 8.58mm and weighs 190 grams. The 6.67-inch IPS LCD FHD+ panel of the phone features a pill-shaped cutout, which houses a 16-megapixel primary camera and an unknown secondary sensor. The handset promises a screen-to-body ratio of 94.7 per cent.
The round-shaped camera module on the backside of the phone features a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture and a 1/7-inch large sensor size. It is assisted by an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens with a 120-degree FOV, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. The camera housing looks similar to the Huawei Mate 30 Pro.
The Snapdragon 662 power the Nova 8i along with a 4,300mAh battery that supports Huawei’s 66W SuperCharge fast charging technology. The company claims that it takes only 38 minutes to fully charge the handset. The handset ships with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of native storage.
The Nova 8i will come preloaded with EMUI 11 based on Android 10. It is likely that this handset will be treated with a HarmonyOS update in the future. It offers other features like a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, and USB-C.
At present, there is no word on the pricing of the Nova 8i. It will be available in three colours like Moonlight Silver, Interstellar Blue, and Starry Black. At present, there is no information available on its pricing.
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