Huawei Nova 3i Specifications, Price, Pre-order Details and Availability

The Huawei Nova 3 was listed last week Wednesday by the brand as another version of the Huawei P20 Lite. Just yesterday, a Liter version known as the Huawei Nova 3i was announced in the Philippines. Unlike its other variants, the new phone came with 4GB RAM, primary dual camera setup made up of 16MP + 2MP, and another 24MP + 2MP combo for taking selfies. Check out the Huawei Nova 3i full specifications, price, pre-order details and availability.

Huawei Nova 3i Specifications, Price, Pre-order Details and Availability

Huawei Nova 3i Features

The Huawei Nova 3i is the first smartphone that came with the new Kirin 710 SoC built on the 12nm process by HiSilicon. The chipset has four Cortex-A73 clocked at 2.2GHz and four more Cortex-A53 clocked at 1.7GHz for power efficiency. The display of the Nova 3i is a 6.3 inch LCD with Full HD+ resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio like the original Nova 3.

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The Huawei Nova 3i came in only one model number INE-LX2, and it has 128GB storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB via the use of a micro SD card slot. It also came with the Android Oreo 8.1 operating system, topped with Huawei’s EMUI 8.1. The company also made a promise of it having AI features of the interface and GPU Turbo mode out-of-the-box.


Connectivity of the Huawei Nova 3i is limited to Wi-Fi 80211b/g/n at 2.4 GHz and Bluetooth 4.2. Though the phone have a 3.5mm audio jack, it also came with a micro USB with no Super Charge support. The Nova 3i battery has 3340mAh capacity, and it allows regular 10W charging. See its full specs below.

Huawei Nova 3i Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 2(1900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)



Announced 2018, July
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, July 28th



Dimensions 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm (6.20 x 2.96 x 0.30 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
  – EMUI 8.2



OS Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP12



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 128 GB, 4 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary Dual: 24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – Battery charging 10W
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor



  Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery



Colours Black, Pearl White, Iris Purple
Price About 300 EUR

Huawei Nova 3i Pre-order Details and Availability

The Huawei Nova 3i is available for online pre-order at the Filipino retailer Lazada, or other offline stores. Every customer pre-ordering the phone from the 19th of July to 27th July 2018, will receive a free Bluetooth speaker that usually costs PHP2,990 (approximately $55 or €50).


Huawei Nova 3i Price

The Huawei Nova 3i price in Philippine goes for just PHP15,990, which is about $300 in the United States and €260 in Europe. The phone will be available in three colours; White, Black, and Iris Purple.

    1. Jakaria Jaquas August 19, 2018

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