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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019

Huawei Nova 3, Nova 3i smartphones to launch in India soon

Huawei Nova 3 and 3i smartphones will go official in China on July 18.

tech Updated: Jul 12, 2018 11:38 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Huawei Nova 3 smartphone gets listed on VMall before its official launch on July 18.
Huawei Nova 3 smartphone gets listed on VMall before its official launch on July 18. (VMall)

Huawei on Wednesday said it was gearing up to bring the new Nova series phones - Nova 3 and Nova 3i - to India soon after their launch in China on July 18.

Powered by the new graphics processing acceleration technology, GPU Turbo, the devices will come with a hardware-software integration, to increase graphics processing efficiency, Huawei said, adding that the new devices will boost the gaming experience.

The new devices will come pre-installed with graphically taxing games such as PUBG and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang, and will provide 10 different vibrations for 30 different scenarios within these games, including shots, explosions and quakes, among others.

Prior to the official unveiling of the smartphones on July 18, Huawei Nova 3 has been listed on VMall. The smartphone’s full specifications have been revealed. There is no word on the Nova 3i as yet.

Huawei Nova 3 specifications

According to the VMall listing, Huawei Nova 3 features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood of the smartphone runs Huawei’s Kirin 970 octa-core processor paired with Mali-G72 and GPU Turbo support.

Huawei says that the GPU Turbo technology will allow users to enjoy what the company calls “4D” gaming experience with the help of Artificial Intelligence (AI), ensuring real-time image and sound recognition, and intelligent game vibrations.

It will boost graphic performance by around 60% while reducing the energy consumption by around 30%, the company claimed. This technology enables devices to run some of today’s most graphically intensive game, supporting innovative applications like AR (Augmented Reality), VR (Virtual Reality), it added.

For photography, Huawei Nova 3 sports a dual-camera setup on the front and rear end. At the rear there’s a combination of 16-megapixel and 24-megapixel sensors with f/1.8 aperture. Up front the smartphone houses a 24-megapixel and 2-megapixel camera setup.

In terms of memory, Huawei Nova 3 comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage which is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card. On the software front, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 layered on top. Huawei Nova 3 is fuelled by a 3,750mAh battery.

With inputs from IANS.

First Published: Jul 12, 2018 11:36 IST

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