Huawei Nova 8i With Snapdragon 662, 66W Charging Launched: Price, Specifications

The Nova 8i is priced at around MYR 1,299 (Rs. 23,338) in Malaysia.


Huawei has officially announced its new smartphone in the Nova 8 series known as the Huawei Nova 8i. This new offering by Huawei is announced in the Malaysian market. Speaking about the specifications of the handset, it comes with a 6.67-inch FHD+ display and sports a quad-camera setup. The device under the hood is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 662 chipset. On the software front, the Nova 8i runs Android 10 out of the box. The device packs a 4300mAh battery which offers 65W fast charging support. Let’s take a look ahead at the Nova 8i’s detailed specifications, pricing and availability details:

Huawei Nova 8i Pricing And Availability

The Huawei Nova 8i comes in Moonlight Silver, Interstellar Blue, and Starry Black colour options. The device is available in 8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. The Nova 8i is priced at around MYR 1,299 (Rs. 23,338) in Malaysia. The handset is currently available for pre-order from Huawei’s official Malaysia website.

Huawei Nova 8i Specifications, Features

The Huawe Nova 8i comes with a 6.67-inch TFT LCD display that has FHD+ 1080 x 2376 pixels resolution. The display panel has a 94.7% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the Nova 8i makes use of an octa-core Snapdragon 662 chipset. The phone as mentioned above ships with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. On the software front, the Nova 8i boots Android 10-based EMUI 11 skin out of the box.

As for the optics, the device comes equipped with a quad-camera setup. The smartphone features a 64-megapixel primary main camera with an f/1.9 aperture. The 64MP sensor is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front side, the handset sports a 16MP camera which has an f/2.0 aperture.

Connectivity-wise, the device offers dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port. The smartphone houses a fingerprint sensor, which is embedded in a power button. The phone packs 4300mAh battery which supports 66W fast charging. Huawei claims that the handset can be charged up to 60 percent in just 17 minutes and fully charged in 38 minutes.

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