Huawei nova 8i announced with Snapdragon 662,66W charging and 64MP quad camera

DateJuly 7, 2021

Price In Nepal Rs. 34,999(Expected)

Key Features

display

Display

TFT LCD (IPS), 60Hz

6.67 inches

FHD + 2376 x 1080

dimension

Dimension

  • Height:161.85mm
  • Width:74.7mm
  • Depth:8.58mm
hardware

Hardware

Octa-Core

8GB RAM

128GB ROM

camera

Camera

64+8+2+2MP (R)

16MP (F)

android

Software

Android 10

EMUI 11.0

battery

Battery

4300mAh

66W (Fast Charge)

Full Specifications

  • basic

    Basic Info

    • Brand

      Huawei

    • Model

      nova 8i

    • Released

      July, 2021

  • body

    Body

    • Dimension

      161.85mm x 74.7mm x 8.58mm

    • Weight

      190 g

    • Color

      Interstellar Blue, Moonlight Silver, and Starry Black

  • display

    Display

    • Type

      TFT LCD (IPS)

    • Size

      6.67 inches 

    • Resolution

      2376 x 1080

    • Pixel Density

      391 ppi

  • android

    Software

    • Operating System

      Android 10

    • UI

      EMUI 11.0

  • hardware

    Hardware

    • Processor

      Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662

    • CPU

      Octa-core Processor (4 x Cortex-A73 2.0 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 1.8 GHz)

    • GPU

      Adreno 610

    • RAM

      8GB

    • Storage

      128GB

  • camera

    Camera

    • Rear Camera

      64 MP High-Res lens, f/1.9 + 8 MP Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.4 + 2 MP Depth Lens, f/2.4 + 2 MP Macro Lens, f/2.4

    • Rear Video

      1080p@30fps

    • Front Camera

      16 MP Selfie Camera (f/2.0 aperture)

    • Front Video

      1080p@30fps

    • Flash

      LED flash

    • Features

      Panorama, HDR

  • battery

    Battery

    • Ampere

      Li-Po 4300 mAh

    • Charging Power

      66W Fast Charging

    • Charging Type

      Type-C

    • Removable

      Non-removable

  • sim

    Sim

    • Sim Type

      Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Nano-Sim)

    • Network Type

      2G/ 3G / 4G / Supported

  • connection

    Connectivity

    • Wi-Fi

      Yes, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz

    • Bluetooth

      5.0

    • OTG

      Supported

    • fM

      No

    • USB

      Type-C USB

    • GPS

      Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS

    • NFC

      Yes

  • sensor

    Sensors

    • Fingerprint

      Fingerprint (Side-Mounted)

    • Face Unlock

      Face Unlock (Software-Based)

    • Proximity Sensor

      Supported

    • Gyroscope

      Supported

    • E-compass

      Supported

    • Accelerometer

      Supported

    • Ambient Light Sensor

      Supported

Huawei’s nova 8 series until now included four smartphones namely nova 8 5G, nova 8 Pro 4G, nova 8 Pro 5G, and nova 8 SE. That number changes to 5 today as the company added a new member to the lineup i.e nova 8i.

Huawei nova 8i Overview

huawei nova 8i price in nepal

Display and Design

The nova 8i sports a 6.67″ FullHD+ LCD (IPS) when measured according to the standard rectangle, touted as an “Edgeless Display” by Huawei. We can find a screen resolution of 2376 x 1080 pixels. The new nova 8i packs with 391 PPI density. The smartphone was launched in Interstellar Blue, Moonlight Silver, and Starry Black colors. It has a glass body.

huawei-nova-8i-colors-phone

It is surrounded by 1.3mm bezels on both the left and right sides and a 1.35mm bezel on top. The screen has a pill-shaped cutout in the upper-left corner for the 16MP selfie camera. The nova 8i comes with a side-mounted fingerprint reader.

Performance and Memory

As expected, the Huawei nova 8i is driven by an octa-core (4 x Cortex-A73 2.0 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 1.8 GHz) Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 662 processor. It is the same chipset that is used in Redmi 9 Power, Poco M3, and many other devices. On the software front, the smartphone comes with EMUI 11.0. Based on Android 10. Moving on, graphics are handled by Adreno 610

Huawei nova 8i price in nepal

As far as the memory is concerned, users get  6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB storage.

Camera

As far as the cameras are concerned, The rear panel of the Huawei nova 8i features four cameras inside a circular island. The setup consists of 64MP primary with an f/1.9 aperture; 8MP ultrawide with an f/2.4 aperture; 2MP macro with an f/2.4 aperture, and 2MP depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera has autofocus. On the front for selfies, It sports a 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.  

Huawei nova 8i camera

The back cover consists of a 4D curvature that “gives precision-engineered rounded edges, to achieve an ultra-smooth touch” claims Huawei.

Battery and Extras

Talking about its battery, this smartphone is powered by a 4,300 mAh non-removable battery, which is noted to go from flat to 60% in 17 minutes and fully charge in 38 minutes via the bundled 66W charger.

huawei-nova-8i-charging

Connectivity options on the Huawei Nova 8i include Bluetooth v5.00, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS,  and USB Type-C. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, compass/ magnetometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, and fingerprint sensor. This device accepts dual-SIM-Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

Huawei nova 8i Price in Nepal and Availability

Huawei Nova 8i is now available for pre-order in Malaysia at MYR 1,299 for the 8/128GB variant. When it launches in Nepal, we expect its price starts at NPR 34,999.

Huawei Nova 8i variantPrice in MalaysiaPrice in Nepal (Expected)
8/128GBMYR 1,299NPR 34,999

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