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Huawei Nova 3, Nova 3i to launch in India by July end, will be the first phones to support GPU Turbo technology

The Nova 3 features 4 cameras - two on the front, and two at the back.

  • Published: July 11, 2018 9:26 PM IST
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Huawei is planning to launch new series of smartphones in India towards the end of July. The series in question is called “Nova” with the Nova 3 and the Nova 3i smartphones expected to launch, BGR India has learned. The company recently made the smartphones official in China with sale starting July 17. Soon after, the smartphones could also be expected to make their way in the Indian market.

Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i will also serve as the first devices in India to come with Huawei’s GPU Turbo technology. The company will roll out the feature as software update to other devices in the next few months. Huawei’s GPU Turbo is a graphic processing acceleration technology that the company claims can boost graphic performance by around 60 percent while reducing the energy consumption by around 30 percent. The technology also allows users to enjoy a 4D gaming experience with the help of AI, ensuring real-time image and sound recognition, and intelligent game vibrations. Additionally, it will also enable devices to run intensive gaming applications and offer a smooth AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) experience.

Moving forward, devices will come pre-installed with graphically taxing games such as PUBG and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and provides 10 different vibrations for 30 different scenarios within these games including shots, explosions and quakes, amongst others.

Huawei Nova 3 specifications and features

The Huawei Nova 3 will be packing a Kirin 970 processor, paired alongside Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, and GPU Turbo technology. The phone will feature 6GB of RAM and will come in storage options of 64GB and 128GB. On top of all of this, it comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ curved glass display with a notch and an aspect ratio of 19:5:9. The Nova 3 comes with four cameras, two at the front and two at the back. The dual rear camera setup includes a 16-megapixel sensor paired alongside a 24-megapixel secondary sensor for taking portrait shots. At the front, it has a 24-megapixel sensor with a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with face unlocking feature.

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The company hasn’t revealed any details on the Nova 3i just yet, except for the fact that it will be coming with its GPU Turbo technology. Details on pricing and availability haven’t been revealed yet either. But we can expect them to surface in the next few days. We will update this space the moment we have more information.

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  • Published Date: July 11, 2018 9:26 PM IST