Huawei Nova and Huawei Nova Plus are mid-range smartphones produced by Huawei. They were announced and released at Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) on 1 September 2016. Huawei has announced that it will launch a new smartphone called nova 7i on February 14 in Malaysia. However, this isn’t really a new smartphone and is actually a re-branded nova 6 SE that was unveiled in China earlier last month.

The Huawei nova 7i will have a Kirin 810 SoC at the helm with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It will run Android 10-based EMUI 10 out of the box, but due to the US ban, it will not ship with Google’s services.

The nova 7i will sport a 6.4″ FHD+ LCD with a punch hole in the upper-left corner for the 16MP selfie camera. Around the back, it will have a quad camera setup comprising a 48MP main, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP macro, and 2MP depth sensor units.

The nova 7i will feature a side-mounted fingerprint reader and pack a 4,200 mAh battery with 40W fast charging support, which will charge the battery from flat to 70% in 30 minutes.

Huawei’s Malaysian branch hasn’t revealed the price of the nova 7i yet, so we’ll have to wait until Valentine’s Day for that. But in China, the nova 6 SE is sold for CNY2,199 ($320/€290), which translates to RM1,295 ($315/€290) at current exchange rates.


HUAWEI Chinese multinational technology company. It provides telecommunications equipment and sells consumer electronics, smartphones and is headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.  Huawei has expanded its business to include building telecommunications networks, providing operational and consulting services and equipment to enterprises inside and outside of China, and manufacturing communications devices for the consumer market. Huawei has deployed its products and services in more than 170 countries.

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