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Huawei Nova 8i (2021) review

Android OS v11.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Adreno 610
6 GB / 128 GB
6.67 inches (1080 x 2376 px)
64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP, 9216 x 6912 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 8i smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Nova 8i phone with 6.67 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Nova 8i comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.67 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 2376 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 8i specifications

BrandHuawei
NameNova 8i
ModelNOVA8I
Release date2021

Body

The weight of Huawei Nova 8i is about 6.7 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.37 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches).

Weight6.7 oz
Dimensions6.37 x 2.94 x 0.34 inches
Colorsblack, blue, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Nova 8i comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 662
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Kryo 260, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
GPUAdreno 610

Display

The size of Nova 8i screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.67 inches IPS display of Huawei Nova 8i with 1080 x 2376 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.67 inches
Resolution1080 x 2376 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Nova 8i (6 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Nova 8i 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 camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP, 9216 x 6912 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 8i 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 8i phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, GALILEO
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4300 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 8i isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4300 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 8i 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 8i 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, gravity, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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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 8i, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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