Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i smartphones are all set to Start in India today, adding to the growing number of phones in the Nation featuring Screen Top Notch and vertical dual rear cameras.The Nova 3and Nova 3i will likely be launched at an event in New Delhi after 11am on Thursday. To recall, the smartphones were launched at China in different points in time this past month. Key highlights of the 2 handsets incorporate a full-HD+ display using a 19.5:9 aspect ratioup to 6GB of RAM, and four cameras – two at the front and two at the back. The Huawei Nova 3 and Huawei Nova 3i cost in India and release dates will expectedly be shown at the launch event today.
It’s not yet known what the Nova 3 and Nova 3i price in India will be, but we could expect it to be like their respective prices in China. The Huawei Nova 3 has been priced at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,500) for 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage model. On the other hand, the Nova 3i gets a price tag of CNY 1,999 (around Rs. 20,300) for its 4GB RAM/ 128GB variant and CNY 2,199 (approximately Rs. 22,400) for the version with 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Huawei Nova 3 is the company’s latest offering in the mid century segment. It runs EMUI 8.2 atop Android 8.1 Oreo, also sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and an 85 percent NTSC colour gamut. The handset is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC, coupled with a Mali-G72 GPU, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB/ 128GB of inbuilt storage.
In terms of optics, the Huawei Nova 3 carries a vertically aligned dual back camera setup using a 16-megapixel main sensor and a secondary 24-megapixel sensor with PDAF and f/1.8 aperture. Front of the smartphone also has a dual camera set up using a 24-megapixel main detector, using f/2.0 aperture, and a 2-megapixel secondary detector. The front camera includes 3D Qmoji, Huawei’s take on AR-based emojis which iPhone X popularised using all the Animoji.
On the flip side, the Nova 3i sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) LTPS panel using a 19.5:9 aspect ratio along with 409ppi pixel density. The smartphone is fuelled by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC, paired with 4GB/ 6GB of RAM and 64GB/ 128GB of onboard storage. Storage on the handset is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
Concerning optics, the Huawei Nova 3i carries a comparable vertical double rear camera setup although with a 16-megapixel primary sensor along with a 2-megapixel secondary detector. On the front, the handset gets another double camera module using 24-megapixel main sensor along with a 2-megapixel unit.