Huawei Nova 5i


Huawei Nova 5i
Huawei Nova 5i (Nova Series)
Graphics adapter
6144 MB 
, 6GB or 8GB
6.4 inch 19.25:9, 2310 x 1080 pixel 398 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD (512GB, SIM 2 slot), Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, compass, fignerprint, USB-C
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
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 159.1 x 75.9 ( = 0.33 x 6.26 x 2.99 in)
4000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
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
178 g ( = 6.28 oz / 0.39 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
300 Euro



Reviews for the Huawei Nova 5i

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


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.

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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Huawei P20 Lite 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P Smart Z 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 20i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 20 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Samsung Galaxy A10
Mali-G51 MP4, Exynos 7884B
Huawei P Smart+ 2019
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Honor 10i
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Enjoy 9S
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei P30 Lite
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710
Huawei Nova 4e
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Huawei Nova 5 Pro
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 6.39", 0.171 kg
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G
Mali-G76 MP10, Kirin 980, 7.2", 0.233 kg
Huawei Y5 2019
PowerVR GE8300, Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761, 5.71", 0.146 kg
Huawei Y6 2019
PowerVR GE8300, Mediatek Helio A22 MT6761, 6.09", 0.15 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite 8.0
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710, 8", 0.31 kg
Huawei Matebook D 15-53010FDQ
UHD Graphics 620, Core i5 8250U, 15.6", 1.9 kg
Huawei MateBook D 14-53010CQK
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 14", 1.47 kg
Huawei MateBook X Pro 2019, i7-8565U
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 13.9", 1.33 kg
Huawei MateBook 14-KLV-W29B
GeForce MX250, Core i7 8565U, 14", 0.149 kg
Huawei MateBook D 14-53010GXL
Vega 8, Ryzen 5 2500U, 14", 1.45 kg
Huawei MateBook X Pro 2019, i5-8265U
GeForce MX250, Core i5 8265U, 13.9", 1.33 kg
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-08-11)