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Huawei Nova 5i

Specifications

Huawei Nova 5i
Huawei Nova 5i (Nova Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
6144 MB 
, 6GB or 8GB
Display
6.4 inch 19.25:9, 2310 x 1080 pixel 398 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD (512GB, SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, fignerprint, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 159.1 x 75.9 ( = 0.33 x 6.26 x 2.99 in)
Battery
4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 24 MPix Quad: 24MP (f/1.8, 27mm) + 8MP + 2MP (f/2.4, 27mm) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Huawei Nova 5i

Huawei Nova 5, 5 Pro and Nova 5i Hands-on, First Impressions: Will These Ever Arrive In The PH?
Source: Unbox English
We’re still in Shenzen, China for Huawei’s 2019 Developer Conference, where we managed to stumble on one of the company’s many, many flagship experience stores scattered across the vast country.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/12/2019
Huawei Nova 5i Review: Next Level Smartphone in the Flagship Market
Source: Igeekphone English
Everyone sees this part of the evaluation, Huawei nova 5i features should have been clear at a glance, such as the pole full screen to enhance the screen ratio and front face value; rear AI four camera and front 24 million cameras in the hard power of the camera; IQ Super high voice assistant Xiaoyi and so on.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2019

Foreign Reviews

Trên tay Huawei Nova 5i tại Việt Nam: Thiết kế đẹp mắt, màn hình đục lỗ cùng cụm 4 camera sau
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; impressive cameras. Negative: Weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/10/2019

Comment

Model: Huawei’s ever expanding lineup of modern day wireless gadgets and smartphones has become a topic of conversation for the citizens of the world. Its growing popularity can only be credited to their consistent production of highly reviewed phones, which can be purchased at a very affordable price range. The Huawei Nova 5i is celebrated as one of the company brand’s latest entry to the 2019 scene and the global audience are keeping an eye out on what exactly the Huawei Nova 5i has to offer when it comes to specs and features. The Huawei Nova 5i participates in the company’s internal campaign in adopting invigorating and lustrous colors as the device’s coat of paint. The Huawei Nova 5i comes with three trendsetting color options of classic black, a cool tone blue, and also an alluring magenta. These charismatic color variations project a reflective luster under any environmental light and it is guaranteed to capture a lot of people’s attention thanks to its dream-like color tracing projection.

What comes off as the center of attention upon the announcement of the Huawei Nova 5i model would be its rear quad camera setup, which by happenstance has taken many by surprise. The introduction of a rear quad camera setup highly entails to the fact that the Huawei Nova 5i is more than capable of capturing the perfect picturesque photos as sentimental keepsake or memento. The rear quad camera setup consists of the combination of a 4.8 MP f/1.8 as its main camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide angle lens, a 2 MP macro camera and a 2 MP depth shooter. These different camera components are pieced together in order to create the most charming and visually breathtaking photos in accordance to one’s liking. Taking selfies or landscape sceneries in general will always be a real pleasure with the rear quad camera setup of the Huawei Nova 5i. The Huawei Nova 5i comes equipped with a Kirin 810 processor. The Kirin 810 processor falls under the category of mid-range performing component. The Kirin 810 processor is considered to be one of the latest releases in the summer of 2019, which complement the release date of the Huawei Nova 5i rather compatibly. The Kirin 810 is shown to record up to 2.27 GHz of performance rate, which is something that Android smartphone users can truly appreciate. The Kirin 810 can also support custom configuration of the Huawei Nova i5 with up to 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage in accordance to the user’s very own preference.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G51 MP4: Integrated mid range graphics card with 4 clusters. Beware the results in the Mate 20 Lite, that detects benchmarks and boosts the performance. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Kirin 710: ARM based octa-core SoC containing four Cortex-A73 cores for performance tasks (up to 2.2 GHz) and four Cortex-A53 cores (up to 1.7 GHz) to save power. Furthermore, the SoC integrates an LTE radio (600 MBps down) and a ARM Mali-G51MP4 GPU. The SoC is manufactured at TSMC in 12nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6.4":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.178 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-08-11)