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


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE



Announced 2017, September
Status Yet to be released



Dimensions 153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm (6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches (~72.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
  – EMUI 5.1



OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 659
CPU Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T830 MP2



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Internal 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM



Primary Dual 12 + 8 MP, f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features 1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 20 MP



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – 24-bit/192kHz audio
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
  – Fast battery charging
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document editor



  Non-removable Li-Po 3340 mAh battery



Colors Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Gold
Price Not 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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