• 6.57" (2340x1080) P-OLED
  • 8GB
    Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 SoC
    128GB/256GB Storage
  • 64-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 3800 mAh
  • 6.67" (2376x1080) IPS LCD
  • 6GB/8GB
    Snapdragon 662 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 64-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 4300 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
ProductHuawei nova 8 (2020)Huawei nova 8i (2021)
Display6.57" 2340x1080 P-OLED 6.67" 2376x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 64-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 8-MP f/2.4
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
  • 64-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 8-MP f/2.2
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 32-MP f/2
  • 16-MP f/2
Computing
  • Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 662 SoC
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
Battery3800 mAh4300 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 169g (6oz), 74.1x160.12x7.64 mm (2.92 x 6.30 x 0.30 inches)IP Rating, 190g (6.7oz), 74.7x161.9x8.6 mm (2.94 x 6.37 x 0.34 inches)
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Display
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
TypeP-OLEDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)6.57"6.67"
Display/Body Ratio89.3%89.4%
Resolution2340x10802376x1080
Sharpness (PPI)392 PPI391 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth30 bit (1,073,741,824 Colors)30 bit (1,073,741,824 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
Megapixel64-MP64-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9
Sensor SizeLargeLarge
Battery
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Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3800 mAh4300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Computing
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
Processor BrandHiSiliconQualcomm
Processor NameHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985Snapdragon 662
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.58 GHz2 GHz
RAM Options8GB6GB/8GB
Internal Storage Options128GB/256GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 11Android 10
Communications
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
LTE Bands1, 18, 19, 2, 26, 3, 34, 38, 39, 4, 40, 41, 5, 7, 81, 20, 26, 28, 3, 38, 40, 41, 5, 7, 8
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • 5G NSA
  • 5G SA
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product Namenova 8nova 8i
NameSIM0SIM1
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSDNano SIM
Multimedia
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Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Galileo
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Galileo

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