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Huawei Nova 5i (2019) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
HiSilicon Kirin 710
Mali-G51 MP4
4 GB / 128 GB
5.84 inches (1080 x 2310 px)
24 + 8 + 2 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 5i smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Nova 5i phone with 5.84 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 710 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Nova 5i comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3900 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.84 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2310 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Huawei Nova 5i specifications

BrandHuawei
NameNova 5i
ModelGLK-LX1
Release date2019

Body

Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Nova 5i comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 710
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G51 MP4

Display

The size of Nova 5i screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.84 inches IPS display of Huawei Nova 5i with 1080 x 2310 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.84 inches
Resolution1080 x 2310 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Nova 5i (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Nova 5i 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 camera16 MP
Main camera24 + 8 + 2 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 5i 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 5i comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Nova 5i 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 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3900 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 5i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3900 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 5i 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 5i 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 supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, GPU Turbo
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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 5i, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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