Huawei has launched its latest mid-range smartphone offering Huawei Nova 3i in India. The main highlights of this smartphone are its AI cameras, GPU Turbo technology, and 3D Qmoji. Well, the most popular mid-range smartphone i.e. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro also lies in the similar price range. So here’s a comparison between both these smartphones i.e. Nova 3i vs Redmi Note 5 Pro.
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Nova 3i Vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Design And Display
Huawei Nova 3i offers impressive design ergonomics and the glass back makes the smartphone looks more premium. You also get a notch on the front of the smartphone that houses the front-facing camera and the sensors. The Nova 3i comes with a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 18:5:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels.
On the other hand, Redmi Note 5 Pro offers a premium looking design inspired by the iPhone X. Well, you get a decent 5.99 inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9 ratio. The Huawei Nova 3i offers a much better display as compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Nova 3i Vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Performance And Storage
Huawei Nova 3i is powered by Kirin 710 Octa-Core 12nm SoC coupled ARM Mali-G51 GPU and GPU Turbo technology. The smartphone offers 4GB/6GB RAM coupled with either 64GB or 128GB storage. The Kirin 710 is a capable processor that can handle regular day to day tasks and offers a decent gaming experience. The Nova 3i is backed by a 3340mAh battery.
On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro packs more powerful 1.8GHz OctaCore Snapdragon 636 processor coupled with Adreno 509 GPU. The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in 4GB / 6GB LPDDR4x RAM variants with 32GB / 64GB storage options. If performance is your priority, then go with the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Redmi Note 5 pro is backed by a 4000mAh battery.
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Nova 3i Vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Camera
The Huawei Nova 3i offers an impressive 16MP rear camera coupled with a secondary 2MP rear camera. You also get useful AI scene recognition features and the secondary lens is dedicated for portraits. The front-facing camera packs a more powerful 24MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a secondary 2MP camera.
Things get serious with the Redmi Note 5 Pro as it features a dual camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an aperture of f/2.2, while the 5-megapixel secondary sensor has a f/2.0 aperture. The dual camera setup helps the Redmi Note 5 Pro to get all the nifty features of a dual camera setup like portrait mode and improved low light photography. You also get a 20MP front-facing selfie camera.
Nova 3i Vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Software
The Huawei Nova 3i runs on EMUI 8.2.0 custom skin which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. On the other hand, the Redmi Note 5 Pro still runs on Android 7.1 based on MIUI 9. The custom skin consumes a decent amount of resources but offers dozens of additional features. Lastly, Redmi Note 5 Pro will soon receive Android 8.1 update based on MIUI 10.
Nova 3i Vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Pricing
The Huawei Nova 3i comes in Black, White and Blue colors, is priced at Rs. 20,990 and will be available exclusively from Amazon.in starting from August 7th, while the pre-bookings are starting from today at 2 PM. On the other hand side, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is available for 13,999 or 16,999 based on the storage and RAM variant you choose.
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As a conclusion, Huawei Nova 3i is an impressive smartphone that offers better design and a better camera as compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. While Redmi Note 5 Pro offers better performance and is a more value for money smartphone. Do share your thoughts and opinions on these smartphones in the comments section below.
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