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Huawei Nova 2i (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
HiSilicon Kirin 659
Mali-T830 MP2
4 GB / 64 GB
5.9 inches (1080 x 2160 px)
16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 2i smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Nova 2i phone with 5.9 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Nova 2i comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3340 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.9 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2160 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Huawei Nova 2i specifications

BrandHuawei
NameNova 2i
ModelNOVA2I
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Huawei Nova 2i is about 5.78 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.15 x 2.96 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.78 oz
Dimensions6.15 x 2.96 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Nova 2i comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 659
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830 MP2

Display

The size of Nova 2i screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.9 inches AMOLED display of Huawei Nova 2i with 1080 x 2160 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size5.9 inches
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes, up to 10 fingers

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Nova 2i (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Nova 2i is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera13 + 2 MP
Main camera16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 2i supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Nova 2i phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3340 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Nova 2i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3340 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Nova 2i phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Nova 2i phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Dual camera setup, Corning Gorilla Glass
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Nova 2i, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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