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 SystemAndroid 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
Display6.3-inch Full HD+(2340 x 1080)
19:5:9 aspect ratio
3D curved glass
6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080)
19:5:9 aspect ratio
2.5D curved glass
ProcessorOcta-Core Kirin 970
10nm
Mali-G72 MP12 GPU
NPU
Octa-Core Kirin 710
12nm
Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
RAM6GB4GB
Storage 128GB
Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
128GB
Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
Rear Camera16MP primary camera
LED flash
f/1.8 aperture
PDAF
CAF
24MP secondary camera
f/1.8 aperture
16MP primary camera
LED flash
2MP secondary camera
Front Camera24MP primary camera
f/2.0 aperture
2MP secondary camera
24MP primary camera
f/2.0 aperture
2MP secondary camera
Battery3750mAh3340mAh
Dimensions157.0×73.7×7.3mm157.6×75.2×7.6mm
Weight166g169g

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!