Huawei unveiled the latest flagship smartphone Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i in India. Initially, these were launched in China last week and today at an event in Delhi launched in India. Nova 3 and 3i both have similar design and color options but they have a major difference in their hardware. Nova 3 has HiSilicon Kirin 970 Soc while 3i has kirin 710. Both the smartphones have Quad Camera setup. Dual cameras in front and back on both the devices. These devices come with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a notch style Display.
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Price and Availability
Nova 3 is priced for Rs 34999 and Nova 3i for Rs 20999 in India. Nova 3 has 6 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage while Nova 3i has 4 GB Ram and 128 GB Storage. Both the smartphones are available in Irish Purple and Black color variants. Pre-bookings have already been started on Amazon. Amazon India is the exclusive partner for Nova 3 and Nova 3i. Nova 3i will be available from August 7 and Nova 3 from August 23 for sale in India.
Huawei Nova 3 Specifications
Nova 3 comes with a 6.3 inches full HD+ Display with the resolution of 1080×2340 pixels. It’s a 19.5:9 aspect ratio IPS panel with a notch on the top. The phone has Dual Cameras on front and back too. At Rear, there is a 16 Megapixel Primary Camera with f/1.8 aperture and a PDAF 24 Megapixel Secondary Black and white Sensor with f/1.8 aperture. Similarly, there are Dual cameras on the front as well with a 24 Megapixel Primary Camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and a 2 Megapixel Depth Sensor.
Besides that, Nova 3 runs on EMUI 8.2 with Android 8.1 oreo. It has an octa-core Kirin 970 Soc coupled with Mali G-72 GPU. There is 6 GB Ram and 128 GB inbuilt storage which can be expected up to 256 GB via MicroSD card. There is a 3750 mah battery in the phone. Connectivity options include Dual nano sim, 4G, VOLTE, 3.5 mm headphone jack, USB type C, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS etc.
Huawei Nova 3i Specifications
Similar to Nova 3, 3i has a 6.3 inches full HD+ Display with the resolution of 1080×2340 pixels giving the pixel density of 409 PPI. It’s a 19.5:9 panel with a notch on the top. There are also Dual cameras in front and back but they are different from Nova 3. At Rear, Nova 3i has a 13 Megapixel Primary Camera and a 2 Megapixel Depth Sensor. In the front, it has a 24 Megapixel Primary
Camera with a 2 Megapixel Depth Sensor. It runs on EMUI 8.2 with Android 8.1 oreo. Nova 3i has octa-core Kirin 710 Soc coupled with 4GB of Ram. There is 128 GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 256 GB storage via MicroSD card. Nova 3i is powered by a 3340 mah battery. Connectivity options include 4G VOLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, headphone jack, USB 2.0, GPS etc.
Both the smartphones have a beautiful design and great color options available. We see the same color as of P20 here and it looks similar to P20. Phones are priced well in their segments. Nova 3 has its own honor 10, Asus Zenfone 5Z, Oneplus 6 in competition while 3i will compete against the upcoming Mi A2. Therefore, Nova 3 and Nova 3i have great design, awesome cameras and powerful CPU, importantly the Kirin 710 which is pretty new one.