Phone Comparison - Huawei nova 8 5G vs Huawei nova 8i

Huawei nova 8 5G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Huawei
Announced 2020, December 23 July 2021
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2021, January 05 Coming Soon - July 2021
Colors Blue, Black, White; other colours Moonlight Silver, Interstellar Blue, Starry Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 160.1 x 74.1 x 76.4 mm
(6.3 x 2.92 x 3.01 in)
161.9 x 74.7 x 8.6 mm
(6.37 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz) 190 g (6.7 oz)
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
- Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10 Android 10, no Google Play Services
User Interface EMUI 11, no Google Play Services EMUI 11
Processor Octa-core (1x2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55), Kirin 985 5G (7 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver), Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G77 (8-core) [Similar] Adreno 610 [Similar]
RAM 8 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 256 GB 128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type FHD+ OLED Screen
90Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10
FHD+ IPS LCD Screen
Colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.57 inches [Similar] 6.67 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels (392 ppi) 1080 x 2376 pixels (391 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 89.44% 89.54%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack no yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP [Similar] 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 17mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
panorama, HDR
64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 17mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Panorama, HDR
Video 4K, 1080p, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm
HDR
4k/1080p@30fps [Similar]
16 MP, f/2.0
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go USB Type-C 2.0
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 256 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 66W, 60% in 15 min, 100% in 35 min
Reverse charging
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast charging 66W, 60% in 17 min, 100% in 38 min (advertised)
Capacity 3800 mAh 4300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -