The Huawei Nova 8i comes with side mounted fingerprint sensor for biometrics. The smartphone measures 161.85 x 74.70 x 8.58 mm and has weight of approximately 190 grams (including battery). It comes with array of sensors like Gravity, Gyroscope, Ambient light and compass.
It has 6.67-inch IPS LCD display boasting 2376 x 1080 pixels FHD+ resolution and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The cellphone sports 1.35mm bezel at top and 1.3mm bezel at side. Thanks to its super-narrow bezels, it gives an astonishing 94.7% screen-to-body ratio.
The Huawei Nova 8i specs include octa-core (2Ghz A73 x 4 + 1.8GHz A53 x 4) Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 mobile platform with Adreno 610 GPU. It has 8GB RAM and 128GB built-in storage space and comes pre-installed with EMUI 11.0 (based on Android 10).
In terms of cameras, Nova 8i feature 64MP (main, F/1.9) + 8MP (120-degree ultra-wide, F/2.4) + 2MP (depth, F/2.4) + 2MP (macro, F/2.4) quad-camera system at back with LED flash. For selfies and video calling, Huawei has included 16MP front camera with F/2.0 Aperture.
Powering inside its cellphone is a 4300mAh (typical) battery with 66W Super Charge fast charging support. It is said to charge smartphone up to 60% in just 17 minutes and 100% in 38 minutes. The handset also includes Power Saving Ai algorithms to further enhance battery life.
The Huawei Nova 8i has 7 built-in antennas for optimum network coverage. It has support for Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.0, USB Type-C, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou/Galileo and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Huawe Nova 8i price is set at RM1299 ($312 / Rs. 23,380 approx.) and comes in Moonlight Silver, Interstellar Blue and Starry Black colors. The handset is already up for pre-order, which will last till July 21st. Those who pre-book Nova 8i can avail benefits up to RM 260 ($63).