Huawei and Xiaomi announced their mid-range smartphones in the month of July. Only Huawei had launched their Huawei Nova 3i and Huawei Nova 3 in the press conference held in Delhi. The launch date of Xiaomi Mi A2 and Xiaomi A2 lite in India is the 8th of August. Let’s find out if Huawei Nova 3i and Xiaomi Mi A2 are deal breakers are not. Both devices are Amazon exclusive and will be on sale from 7th and 8th August respectively.
Xiaomi Mi A2 and A2 lite are already unveiled in Spain for Global Market. The price of Mi A2 is starting from EUR 249 (approx. Rs. 20000) for 4GB/32GB storage. There are other three variants 4GB/64GB storage at EUR 279 and 6GB/128GB storage ta EUR 349. But it’s not confirmed that which variant is going to be launched in India. We will come to know that on the 8th of August.
Huawei launched Nova 3i and Nova 3 in India last week the price of Nova 3i is Rs. 20990 and Nova 3 is Rs. 34999. Both devices are Amazon exclusive and pre-booking has already started.
Specification differences between Huawei Nova 3i and Xiaomi Mi A2
|Features||Huawei Nova 3i||Mi A2|
|DISPLAY||6.3 inches screen 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)||5.99 inches screen 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|OS, Chipset & GPU||Android Oreo 8.1 (EMUI 8.2) Hisilicon Kirin 710 (Newly launched) Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) Mali-G51 GPU||Android Oreo 8.1 (Android One - Stock Rom) Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) Adreno 512|
|MEMORY||microSD, up to 256 GB Hybrid Sim slot 4GB RAM, 128GB Internal Storage||No microSD slot 6GB RAM, 128GB Internal Storage or 4GB RAM, 32/64GB Internal Storage|
|PRIMARY CAMERA||16 MP, f/2.2, PDAF 2 MP, depth sensor 1080p@30fps Video Recording NOTE : Both Cameras support AI||12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.9", 1.25µm 20 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.8", 1.0µm, PDAF 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps Video Recording|
|SECONDARY CAMERA||24 MP & 2 MP, depth sensor 1080p@30fps Video Recording NOTE : Both Cameras support AI||20 MP, f/2.2, 1/2.8", 1.0µm 1080p@30fps Video Recording|
|OTHER FEATURES||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass microUSB 2.0 connector, USB On-The-Go||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|COLOR VARIENT||Black, Pearl White, Iris Purple||Black, Gold, Blue, Red, Rose Gold|
|PRICE||RS 20990||Expected price RS 21000|
We have highlighted the best features of Huawei Nova 3i in the above table. Huawei Nova 3i and Xiaomi Mi A2 both devices are a good buy under 25k price range. Both are going to get future Android updates for sure. So no need to worry about the latest software updates as well.
Kudos to Huawei and Xiaomi for launching such amazing smartphones.
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