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Huawei Nova 8i

Huawei Nova 8i
$295
Brand: Huawei
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.67 inch FHD+ screen
  • Camera 64MP Quad camera / 16MP front
  • Memory 6/8GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Snapdragon 662 / Android 10

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Huawei Nova 8i Highlights and Overview

Huawei nova 8i is the smaller variant of the Nova 8-series. Although the model is based on Google Android 10, and run on Snapdragon CPU, but still does not ship with Google Play Services. The screen on the front is a 6.67-inch FHD+ display with 1080 x 2376 pixels. The panel is same IPS, and it come with a pill-notch cutout on the front, with extremely tiny bezels on all corners.

On the inside, the Nova 8i is powered by Snapdragon 662 octa-core CPU from Qualcomm, clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Adreno 610 GPU. The device comes in a single 128GB of storage with either 6/8GB RAM.

As for the optics, four lenses are used at the back, which includes a larger 64-megapixel main camera, a 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a dual 2-megapixel depth and macro sensors respectively, while a single 16-megapixel selfie snapper is kept in the notch upfront.

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The aforementioned Android 10 is available out of the box. Painting option includes Starry Black, Moonlight Silver and Interstellar Blue colors. There is a 4300mAh on the inside with 66W fast charging, while a physical biometrics scanner is kept on the side of the phone. Other key specs of Huawei’s nova 8i is contained in the table below.

Huawei Nova 8i Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA Bands 1 (2100), 5 (850), 8 (900)
4G Network Bands LTE Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5G Network Bands Does Not Support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA)

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 161.85 x 74.7 x 8.58 mm
Weight 190 grams
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.67 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~89.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2376 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~391 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10, EMUI11
Chipset Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses SIM 2 slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 64 MP, f/1.9,
Ultrawide: 8 MP, f/2.4, 120°
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4,
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4
Camera Features PDAF
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Video Resolution 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.2 aperture
HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 4300 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.