Huawei has launched the Nova 5i Pro smartphone in China at a starting price of CNY 2,199 (approximately Rs. 22,000).
The key highlights of the handset include its punch-hole design, quad rear cameras, full-HD+ display, and mid-level internals.
Notably, the pre-bookings for the phone are underway via VMall.com and it will go on sale starting August 2.
Here's our roundup.
At a glance
Up front, the Huawei Nova 5i Pro features a punch-hole design with a thin bottom bezel, while on the back, the matte-finished panel houses quad cameras, an LED flash, and a physical fingerprint scanner.
Further, the handset sports a 6.26-inch LCD display with full HD+ (2340x1080 pixels) resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and 412ppi pixel density.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Huawei Nova 5i Pro houses quad rear cameras comprising a 48MP (f/1.8) primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor, 2MP (f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth sensor.
For selfies and video calling, the handset sports a 32MP (f/2.0) single snapper.
Furthermore, the main camera is capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps, while the selfie camera can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Under the hood
The Huawei Nova 5i Pro is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 810 octa-core chipset, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage (expandable upto 512GB).
The handset runs on Android Pie-based EMUI 9.1 OS and packs a 4,000mAh battery with fast-charging support.
Moreover, it offers all standard sensors and connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C port, and headphone jack.
Finally, what about pricing?
In China, the Huawei Nova 5i Pro costs CNY 2,199 (approximately Rs. 22,000) for the entry-level 6GB/128GB variant, CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 25,000) for the mid-end 8GB/128GB model, and CNY 2,799 (approximately Rs. 28,000) for the top variant with 8GB/256GB configuration.
Notably, the handset will be up for grabs in China starting August 2.