The Nova 3i and Nova 3 has been launched in India by Huawei on Thursday. Today, at an event in New Delhi, Huawei unveiled the Nova 3 and Nova 3i for the Indian market and also announced the availability and pricing details of the handsets. The key features of the two smartphones are 6.3-inch full-HD+ displays and dual camera setups on both front and back. Other features of the Huawei Nova 3i include the new HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC and a 3340mAh battery, while the Nova 3 is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC and a 3750mAh battery. Both the handsets come with 19.5:9 displays and notch-based designs. Notably, Amazon India will be the exclusive online retail partner for Huawei’s new Nova series in India, the company had confirmed earlier. The company also announced the Huawei AI Shopping feature, powered by Amazon, letting users find products by image or camera.
The Huawei Nova 3 price in India has been set at Rs. 34,999, and it will be available in a 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant. Meanwhile, Huawei Nova 3i price in India has been set at Rs. 20,990 for the 4GB RAM/ 128GB inbuilt storage variant. Both the smartphones will be available in the country in Iris Purple and Black colour variants.
The dual-SIM (Nano) and dual-VoLTE Huawei Nova 3i runs EMUI 8.2 based on top of Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) LTPS panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and pixel density of 409ppi. The handset is powered by an in-house octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM.
In the camera department, the Huawei Nova 3i bears a vertically stacked dual rear camera setup with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Even the front of the handset has a dual camera setup with a 24-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary unit. The smartphone is equipped with 128GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
Connectivity options in the Huawei Nova 3i include 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2 LE, USB 2.0, GLONASS, and GPS/ A-GPS. Sensors onboard the Huawei Nova 3i include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.