Huawei nova 5i Pro has been launched officially in China. The Huawei phone will go on sale in the Chinese market starting August 2. It will come in 128GB and 256GB of onboard storage options and have up to 8GB of RAM. Other key highlights of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro include quad rear camera setup, hole-punch display design, and GPU Turbo support.
The Huawei Nova 5i Pro sits in line with Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro, and Nova 5i that all three were launched in China last month. The dual-SIM (Nano) phone runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9.1.1 on top and features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) IPS display with DCI-P3 colour gamut and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, there is the octa-core Kirin 810 SoC, paired with 6GB and 8GB RAM.
As far as camera is concerned, the 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 also includes 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. Further, it supports PDAF and works with pre-loaded features such as HDR, night mode, portrait mode, and time-lapse among others.
The Huawei Nova 5i Pro 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.
In terms of storage, the Huawei Nova 5i Pro comes in 128GB and 256GB of onboard storage versions. Besides, there is a 4,000mAh battery.
Huawei Nova 5i Pro Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
- 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
- 4G bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
- Announced: July, 2019
- Status: Available. Released 2019, July
- Dimensions: 156.1 x 73.9 x 8.3 mm (6.15 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
- Weight: 178 g (6.28 oz)
- Colors: Black, Aurora
- SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 6.26 inches, 96.2 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~412 ppi density)
- Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2×2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 MP6
- Storage, RAM: 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
- Card slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
- Main Camera: Quad (48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide) dedicated macro camera + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor)
- Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
- Video: 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
- Selfie Camera: Single – 32 MP, f/2.0
- Features: HDR
- Video: 1080p@30fps
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Charging: Fast battery charging
Huawei nova 5i Pro Price and Availability
Huawei will hold two flash sales for the nova 5i Pro – today and on August 2. There’s a choice between three colors – Black, Green and Blue – and three configurations;
- 6GB+128GB costs CNY 2,199 (~€290; INR 22,000)
- 8GB+128GB is CNY 2,499 (~€330; INR 25,000)
- 8GB+256GB that costs CNY 2,799 (~€370; INR 28,000)
Huawei is initially taking pre-orders for the Nova 5i Pro through the VMall.com site. However, the phone will go on sale in the Chinese market starting August 2.
Huawei Nova 5i Pro Review Rating
Not yet reviewed.
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