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Huawei launches nova 3 and 3i in India with AI-powered quad camera

Both Huawei nova 3 and nova 3i pack in dual cameras - both on front and back - with AI capabilities.
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July 26, 2018

In a press conference in New Delhi, Huawei unveiled the Huawei nova series in India with the nova 3 and nova 3i smartphones. Both Huawei nova 3 and nova 3i pack in dual cameras – both on front and back – with AI capabilities like scene recognition.

The Huawei nova series feature a large 6.3-inch Full View display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels as well as a notch.

The nova 3i sports Kirin 710 SoC, Huawei’s first 12nm chip that packs an improved image signal processor as well as an all-new discrete digital signal processor for video processing. The nova 3 sports a Kirin 970 SoC, a new generation of hyper-fast mobile chip with a Neural Processing Unit (NPU).

nova 3nova 3i
Operating System
nova 3
Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
nova 3i
Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
Display
nova 3
6.3-inch Full HD+(2340 x 1080)
19:5:9 aspect ratio
3D curved glass
nova 3i
6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080)
19:5:9 aspect ratio
2.5D curved glass
Processor
nova 3
Octa-Core Kirin 970
10nm
Mali-G72 MP12 GPU
NPU
nova 3i
Octa-Core Kirin 710
12nm
Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
RAM
nova 3
6GB
nova 3i
4GB
Storage
nova 3
128GB
Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
nova 3i
128GB
Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
Rear Camera
nova 3
16MP primary camera
LED flash
f/1.8 aperture
PDAF
CAF
24MP secondary camera
f/1.8 aperture
nova 3i
16MP primary camera
LED flash
2MP secondary camera
Front Camera
nova 3
24MP primary camera
f/2.0 aperture
2MP secondary camera
nova 3i
24MP primary camera
f/2.0 aperture
2MP secondary camera
Battery
nova 3
3750mAh
nova 3i
3340mAh
Dimensions
nova 3
157.0×73.7×7.3mm
nova 3i
157.6×75.2×7.6mm
Weight
nova 3
166g
nova 3i
169g

The nova 3 boasts of 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and is priced at ₹34,999 ($510) while the nova 3i boasts of 4GB RAM and 128GB storage and is priced at ₹20,990 ($306).

The nova 3i is available for pre-booking on Amazon.in starting today, while the sale would start on August 7. The nova 3 would be coming soon, although no specific date has been shared.

What are your thoughts on the Huawei nova series, and would you like to pick either of the devices? Tell us in the comments!