Chinese Electronic gaints Huawei again launched it’s new smartphone Nova 5i Pro in it hometown. Huawei Nova 5i pro comes in 128GB and 256GB storage options and is coupled with up to 8GB RAM. key highlights of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro include quad rear camera setup, hole-punch display design, and GPU Turbo support.
The smartphone also has AI-supporting HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC that comes with a dedicated neural processing unit (NPU) to perform machine learning tasks. The phone will go on sale in the Chinese market starting August 2.
Display: 6.26-inch (1080x2340)
Front Camera: 32MP
Rear Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
Battery Capacity: 4000mAh
OS: Android 9.0
Release Date: 26th July 2019
Design & Display
Nova 5i pro features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) IPS display with DCI-P3 colour gamut and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone however comes with the trending dual-SIM (Nano).
Software & Hardware
The phone runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1, there is octa-core Kirin 810 SoC, paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM. For storage, the Huawei Nova 5i Pro comes in 128GB and 256GB storage varients. The phone is packed with 4,000mAh battery.
Nova 5i Pro Camera
Huawei Nova 5i Pro has the quad rear camera setup that consists of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. The setup include an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with a super-wide-angle lens, 2-megapixel tertiary sensor with a macro lens, and a 2-megapixel quaternary, depth sensor. It also supports PDAF and works with preloaded features such as HDR, night mode, portrait mode, and time-lapse among others.
It also has a 32-megapixel selfie camera at the front that comes along with an f/2.0 lens. The front-facing sensor supports AI beauty mode and an HDR feature.
Sensors & Connectivity
Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone sensors also include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, proximity sensor and a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Nova 5i Pro Specifications
Model: 5i Pro
Release date: 26th July 2019
Form factor: Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh): 4000
Colours: Magic Night Black, Aurora,
Screen size (inches): 6.26
Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
Processor make: Hisilicon Kirin 810
Internal storage: 128GB
Rear camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Rear autofocus: Phase detection autofocus
Front camera: 32-megapixel
Operating system: Android 9.0
Skin: EMUI 9.1.1
Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Huawei Nova 5i Pro price
The Huawei Nova 5i Pro price in China has been set at CNY 2,199 (roughly N115,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage, while its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option is priced at CNY 2,499 (roughly N130,000).
There is also high-end variant with 8GB RAM + 256GB storage at CNY 2,799 (roughly N146,000). The company is initially taking pre-orders for the Nova 5i Pro through the VMall.com site.