Huawei had launched its first Nova series smartphones in India at an event held in the country last week. While the Nova 3 will not be available for purchase in India until August 23, the Nova 3i is set to go on sale starting next week. Ahead of the first sale, Huawei has announced that it has extended Nova 3i pre-bookings in India till August 6th on Amazon.in.
Huawei Nova 3i: Pre-Booking Extended Further to August 6
Thanks to the phenomenal response from the pre-booking of the Nova 3i so far, Huawei has decided to extend the pre-booking date till August 6. This means you can now pre-book the Nova 3i till August 6th to avail benefits like Rs.1,000 cashback from Amazon. As many of you might be aware, the Nova 3i is set to go on sale at Amazon.in from August 7th.
Huawei Nova 3i: Price in India
The Huawei Nova 3i has been priced at Rs.20,990 in India. Available in Black and Iris Purple color options, the Nova 3i will be going on sale in India exclusively via Amazon.in from August 7th onwards. Launch offers include Rs.1,000 cashback on Amazon.in on pre-bookings, extra Rs.2,000 off on exchange, and No Cost EMI options on all leading credit cards. Jio subscribers who purchase the Huawei Nova 3i will be eligible to receive Rs.1,200 cashback in the form of vouchers, along with 100GB of additional data and Rs.3,300 worth vouchers from partners.
Huawei Nova 3i: Specifications, Features
Huawei Nova 3i, like most other new Huawei smartphones released this year, comes with a notched display. The smartphone features a 6.3-inch FullView IPS LCD panel with 1080 x 2340 Full HD+ resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, Nova 3i runs on an octa-core Kirin 710 chipset manufactured on a 12nm process. It comes with four ARM Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and four ARM Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7 GHz. Taking care of the graphics processing is an ARM Mali-G51 MP4 GPU with GPU Turbo technology. In the memory department, the mid-range smartphone includes 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Huawei has gone with a Hybrid Dual-SIM slot configuration on the Nova 3i, so you can choose to expand the storage further by up to 256GB.
In terms of optics, Huawei Nova 3i boasts a 16MP + 2MP AI dual camera setup on the back and a 24MP + 2MP dual-camera setup on the front. Thanks to AI-powered portrait mode and other features, you will be able to capture photos with a nice bokeh effect using the front and rear cameras on the Nova 3i. In addition to the AI-powered portrait mode, the Nova 3i comes with AI scenery recognition as well to adjust the surroundings to match your face in your selfies. Another feature that many users would appreciate is QMoji, Huawei’s take on iPhone X’s Animoji feature.
Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and Dual 4G VoLTE. Keeping the lights on is a 3340mAh capacity non-removable battery. Unfortunately, however, the Nova 3i does not come with fast charging support. It does come with a fingerprint sensor though, which is mounted on the glass back of the handset. Moving on to physical dimensions, the Nova 3i measures 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6mm and weighs in at 169 grams. In terms of software, the Huawei Nova 3i runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Huawei’s EMUI 8.2 UX on top.