Huawei is expected to launch two new smartphones in China under its Nova-series. These are likely to be Nova 5 and Nova 5i. Last month, the Nova 5 was spotted on TENAA revealing some key specifications, and now the Huawei Nova 5i has also been spotted on the regulatory website too. Also Read - Huawei’s Android alternative Oak OS to go official on August or September: Report
Huawei Nova 5i leaked specifications
Based on the TENAA listing, the Nova 5i features a 6.4-inch FHD+ panel with 1080×2310 pixels resolution. Under the hood is an octa-core SoC clocked at 2.2GHz and it is likely to be the 12nm Kirin 710 chipset. Huawei will offer the Nova 5i in two memory configurations – 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, and 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. Sadly, it won’t come with an option to expand the storage any further. Also Read - Huawei likely to have little impact from Facebook app pre-install ban
Talking about photography, the Huawei Nova 5i will reportedly come with a quad-camera setup at the back. This will include a 24-megapixel primary sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor. Two additional 2-megapixel sensors are also expected, but there is no word on what they will be used for. Up front will be a 24-megapixel snapper for selfies and video calling. Also Read - Huawei Ban: Google wants USA to exclude it from the rules
The TENAA listing (via MySmartPrice) has also revealed that the smartphone packs a 3,900mAh battery to keep things ticking. On the software front will be Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9 custom skin. This isn’t surprising as Huawei isn’t ready with its Android replacement yet,
Huawei Nova 5 leaked specifications
Meanwhile, Huawei also released a teaser video Nova 5 in its Weibo page. Expected to be a premium smartphone, it will compete with the OnePlus 7 and Asus 6z in India. The leaked specification sheet points at a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint scanner. Under the hood, the Huawei Nova 5 will be powered by a 7nm Kirin 980 octa-core SoC. It will boast a 4,200mAh battery with 44W fast charging. There will also be a 48-megapixel primary sensor at the back. Huawei hasn’t revealed any launch date as of now, but both phones are likely to go official before the end of this month.