Many manufacturers give different names to the same mobile depending on the market they are targeting. One of these brands is Huawei with a Chinese market usually uses different names when targeting the global markets.
Today, the new Huawei Nova 5i Pro has been released, a mid-range mobile with a quad camera and a hole in the screen that has many numbers to end up becoming the future Huawei Mate 30 Lite. Let’s see what this new Huawei phone offers us and what are its highlights. Undoubtedly a product with the most interesting features and a sample of how much the mid-range is advancing at all levels.
Features of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro
|SCREEN|| 6.26 “LCD 19.5: 9 |
FullHD + 2,340 x 1,080 px
|PROCESSOR||Kirin 810 |
GPU Turbo Mali G52 MP6
|MEMORY||6/8 GB LPDDR4X|
|STORAGE||128/256 GB + NMCard|
|BATTERY||4,000 mAh |
Fast charge 20W
|REAR CAMERA||48MP, f / 1.8 |
|FRONT CAMERA||32MP, f / 2.0|
|156.1 x 73.9 x 8.3 mm |
|SOFTWARE||Android 9 Pie |
|OTHERS||Rear fingerprint reader, NPU, WiFi ac, BT 5.0, USB type C|
Bored screen and a design that reminds of the Mate series
The rear frame for the four cameras is undoubtedly one of the hallmarks of the latest Huawei Mate. The Nova 5i Pro’s design is made of glass, with a rough touch and the four cameras as the main element. This time it does not have an integrated fingerprint reader, but a physical reader at the back that breaks the minimalism of the device a bit but will offer a more stable experience.
The screen chosen is a 6.26-inch LTPS LCD panel with FullHD + resolution and a small hole in the upper left corner where the front camera is located. It is a different design to the one Huawei has in its P30.
Kirin 810 and up to 8GB of RAM
Inside the Huawei Nova 5i Pro, the new Huawei processor is introduced that will expand through its mid-range during the second half of 2019. The Kirin 810 is a 7-nanometer chipset that promises a great capacity in artificial intelligence and It also features the six-core Mali G52 GPU.
The RAM has two versions – a base model with 6GB and a more advanced one with 8GB. The storage comes with 128GB and there is also a 256GB version. As in other models, the Nova 5i Pro comes with memory card slot, it is NMCard technology and not the usual microSD.
With the USB Type-C port, the phone can be charge quickly as it supports fast-charging up to 20W. Android 9 Pie and EMUI 9.1 are the systems featured in the software. While at the connectivity level we will have Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm jack and WiFi ac.
The four cameras are spread across the Huawei product
For the photographic section, we have a feature of four cameras in an arrangement similar to the Mate 20 Pro, although with a lower technical quality as is logical considering its price. The main sensor is a 48-megapixel sensor with an f / 1.8 aperture lens. Secondly, the wide-angle is an 8-megapixel sensor. Finally, there are two extra sensors of two megapixels each for depth and macro effects.
In addition to the technical characteristics, Huawei emphasizes the importance of its artificial intelligence for the realization of portrait mode and especially night mode. For the front camera, a 32-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.0 aperture is chosen, and it is without flash-LED since it is integrated under the screen.
Versions and Prices of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro
The new Huawei Nova 5i Pro is available in China in black, green and blue. Depending RAM and storage the prices will vary. The version with 6GB and 128GB comes for 2,199 yuan, about 287 euros. The version with 8GB RAM / 128GB for 2,499 yuan and the 8GB and 256GB for 2,799 yuan, about 365 euros.
The 8GB and 128GB version has a cost equivalent to the Redmi K20 in China. Therefore, this futuristic Huawei Mate 30 Lite would be a competitor for the Xiaomi Mi 9T. What seems certain is that the most powerful mid-range continues to grow.
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