The Nova 2i is a smartphone that pushes the envelope forward on what you should expect from an “affordable” device. The screen wouldn’t look out of place on a phone twice its price, and neither would the build quality. For the money, the Nova 2i is a top handset. One of 2017’s major smartphone trends has been the move to 18:9 extra-tall displays that take up most of a device’s body.
Key specifications for the Nova 2i include a 5.9-inch display running at 2160×1080, a Huawei-made Kirin 659 eight-core processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage, a rear-facing fingerprint reader, and a 3340mAh battery. It runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android Nougat.
Here is a quick look at the specifications:
- Rear camera: 16MP+2MP f/2.2 with LED flash
- Selfie- camera: 13MP+2MP
- Battery: 3,340 mAh
- RAM: 4GB
- ROM: 64GB extendable up to 256 GB (uses SIM2)
- Display: 5.9 inch IPS (1080×2160) @409ppi
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat coupled with EMUI 5.1
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 659
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex- A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex- A53)
- GPU: Mali- T830 MP2
- Connectivity: Hybrid Dual SIM Nano-SIM, dual standby), WIFI b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, micro USB 2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint sensor (rear- mounted), Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light, Barometer.