Top 5 Huawei smartphones currently available in India
Huawei continues to be one of the world's top smartphone makers and enjoys huge popularity in India as well. The Chinese tech giant offers several handsets in the country ranging from the flagship Mate 20 Pro, P20 Pro to the mid-range Nova 3-series and the recently launched budget-friendly Y9 (2019). So, here's a list of the best Huawei smartphones available in India.
The recently launched Mate 20 Pro, is one of the best flagship smartphones available today. It features a 6.39-inch QHD+ OLED panel, 3D face unlock and in-display fingerprint sensor. The phone comes with a HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM, and 128GB/256GB of storage (expandable up to 256GB). Moreover, the Huawei flagship runs Android Pie-based EMUI 9.0 and packs a 4,200mAh battery.
The Mate 20 Pro sports a triple rear-camera setup comprising a 40MP (f/1.8) primary camera, paired with a 20MP (f/2.2) wide-angle lens and an 8MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom. Up front, the phone gets a 24MP (f/2.4) RGB selfie camera.
The Huawei P20 Pro features a 6.1-inch full-HD+ OLED display with IP67-rated build quality, gradient design, and a front-mounted fingerprint sensor. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of non-expandable internal storage. The phone supports Android Pie-based EMUI 9 and packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for fast charging via USB Type-C port.
With a DxOMark score of 109, the Huawei P20 Pro is the best camera smartphone till date. The phone features a 20MP+40MP+8MP rear-camera setup with LEICA optics, OIS and 3x optical zoom. Up front, the P20 Pro sports a 24MP selfie camera.
In the sub-premium range, Huawei offers the Nova 3 with high-end specs and modern design. The phone features a 6.3-inch full HD+ notched display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by a Kirin 970 chipset, paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage (expandable upto 256GB). Moreover, Nova 3 now supports Android Pie-based EMUI 9 and packs a 3,750mAh battery.
On the back, the Huawei Nova 3 sports a 24MP+16MP dual camera setup with an f/1.8 aperture for both sensors and support for PDAF and AI scene recognition. Up front, there is a 24MP+2MP setup which offers AR-based 3D Qmoji and supports face unlock.
Around the Rs. 20,000 price mark, Nova 3i is a great option considering it delivers on almost all parameters. It sports a 6.3-inch full-HD+ display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and gradient design on the rear panel. The phone comes with a Kirin 710 processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage. Moreover, Nova 3i runs Android Oreo-based EMUI and packs a 3,340mAh battery.
The Huawei Nova 3i sports a rear-camera setup comprising 16MP and 2MP sensors. However, the front camera remains the same as on the Nova 3 with a 24MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor, along with support for AI-powered Scene detection and selfie enhancement.
The newly launched Huawei Y9 (2019), set to go on sale from January 15, is a budget-friendly powerhouse. It features a 6.5-inch (1080x2340 pixels) FullView Display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 3D curved design. The phone comes with a Kirin 710 processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. Lastly, the Y9 (2019) houses a 4,000mAh battery and runs Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2.
Huawei Y9 (2019) sports a dual rear-camera setup comprising a 13MP main sensor with f/1.8 aperture, paired with a 2MP depth sensor, LED flash, HDR, and PDAF. Up front, there's a dual camera setup comprising a 16MP (f/2.0) main sensor and a 2MP depth sensor.