Huawei Nova 5i Pro Announced, Huawei Also Confirms HongMeng Devices

Huawei Nova 5i Pro

Yesterday we shared the leaked renders of the Huawei Nova 5i Pro, now the handset is officially launched in the Chinese market. At the event, Huawei also revealed its strategy for the consumer market. CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, Yu Chengdong, told reporters that it is time for the company to evolve “from digital TV to Internet TV.

The Huawei Nova 5i Pro is a mix of Mate 20 and Nova 5i. It has a quad-camera setup at the rear which consists of a 48MP Sony IMX586 primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP sensor with f/1.7 macro lens and a fourth 2MP sensor with f/2.4 for the depth of field data.

The front panel offers a punch-hole display which houses the selfie camera with a 32 MP resolution sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Let’s have a look at the technical specs of Huawei Nova 5i Pro.

Huawei Nova 5i Pro Specifications

  • Display: 6.26-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ resolution (2340×1080) and 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • SoC: HiSilicon Kirin 810 Chipset
  • Processor: Mali-G52 MP6 ARM Eight-Core GPU Processor
  • RAM and Storage: 6GB/8GB RAM and 128 GB/256 GB internal storage (expandable via microSD)
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • Four Rear Cameras:
    • Sony IMX586 48 MP Main Sensor with f / 1.79
    • 8 MP sensor with an ultra-wide lens
    • 2 MP Sensor with EF / 1.75 Macro Lens
    • 2 MP sensor for depth of field data
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh battery with 20W fast charge
  • Dimensions: 156.1 x 73.9 x 8.3 mm
  • OS: Android 9 Pie under EMUI interface 9.1.1

The handset is now available at Vmall, Huawei’s China online store in three color variants: black, green and Aurora (with gradient shades of blue and purple).

In addition to the Huawei Nova 5i Pro, the company also confirmed it should soon present its new line of “Intelligent Displays”. Thus, these products should become a kind of multimedia hub for the experience and control of devices connected in a smart home.

Asked about new devices’ details, Yu Chengdong confirmed that Huawei should launch three sizes for the new category of Displays”: 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch.

The executive also commented that the launch of the new televisions should happen in September and that the devices should use Huawei’s proprietary chips. Thus, the complete set should offer voice recognition, natural language processing, face, human body, image, and video.

Another important detail is that the core of the company’s proprietary operating system, HongMeng OS, is already present in the devices. Thus, Artificial Intelligence features must work fully integrated to deliver extra content such as music and videos.


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