Huawei Nova 2i Specifications and Price (Launched in Malaysia)

Recently, you will agree with me that a week will never pass by without the launch of a brand new smartphone. This time around, it was the Huawei Nova 2i that was seen on the Malaysian department of Vmall, Huawei’s official online retail store. Though it was silently launched, we decide to bring the good news about this device to our beloved readers. The Huawei Nova 2i comes with features that looks like the already launched Huawei Nova 2 and Huawei Nova 2 Plus. Read on as you get to see some important information you might want to know.

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Huawei Nova 2i Specifications and Price (Launched in Malaysia)

Huawei Nova 2i Features

The Huawei Nova 2i comes with a Kirin 659 chipset with octa-core CPU, a 4GB RAM and internal storage of 64GB. It has a 18:9 ratio display, but at the moment all the full features of the display are yet to be disclosed by the brand. The front panel of the Huawei Nova 2i has a minuscular bezels that has the Huawei logo below and a top two camera above it. The front cameras are 13MP + 2MP sensors which gives additional effects for taking selfies.

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At the rear panel of the Huawei Nova 2i, you will also find two cameras, having sensors of 16MP and 2MP. But sensors work together to give the best of results when it comes to photography. It also have a fingerprint scanner just below the vertical camera setup, while an LED flash is integrated into the antenna band. The Huawei Nova 2i will come running on EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and it will be powered by a 3340mAh battery for long-lasting usage.




The Huawei Nova 2i promises and interactive experience with the various gestures it will be coming with. For example, just by drawing an “S” on the screen, you will capture a long screenshot like an article from the top to the bottom. Tapping the display twice with one finger takes a screenshot while tapping twice with two fingers starts screen recording.

Huawei Nova 2i Specifications


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE



Announced2017, September
StatusYet to be released



Dimensions153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm (6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 in)
Weight169 g (5.96 oz)
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



TypeLTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.5 inches (~72.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
 – EMUI 5.1



OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 659
CPUOcta-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-T830 MP2



Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM



PrimaryDual 12 + 8 MP, f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Secondary20 MP



Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
 – 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
 – Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor



 Non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery



ColorsAurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Gold
PriceNot yet announced

Huawei Nova 2i Pricing and Availability

The Huawei Nova 2i price at the moment still remains undisclosed by the brand, but it will be available in Black, Blue and Gold colours. Be sure to get updates about the price and release date on this spot whenever they are officially announced.

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