Will Huawei Nova 3i beat the Asus Zenfone 5’s hype? We’ll see in this specs comparison.
Huawei Nova 3i and Asus Zenfone 5 differences
Huawei Nova 3i pros over Asus Zenfone 5
- Slightly bigger screen
- HiSilicon Kirin 710
- Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech
- 128GB storage
- front-facing camera
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
- 3340 mAh battery
Asus Zenfone 5 pros over Huawei Nova 3i
- Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass
- RAM variants
- rear camera
Huawei Nova 3i and Asus Zenfone 5 similarities
- IPS LCD display
The Huawei Nova 3i has a slightly bigger screen with 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Meanwhile, Asus Zenfone 5 comes with 6.2-inch IPS LCD display, an aspect ratio of 18.7:9, and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels.
The dimension measurement of Nova 3i is 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm weighing 169 grams, while Asus Zenfone 5 weighs 155 grams with measurements of 157 x 75 x 9.6 mm.
Under the hood, Huawei Nova 3i is the first to be powered by HiSilicon Kirin 710 with Mali-G51 GPU boosted with GPU Turbo Tech that carries 4GB RAM paired with 128GB storage. The Asus Zenfone 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 with Adreno 509 GPU that carries RAM variants of 4GB/6GB RAM paired with 64GB storage. For the OS, Nova 3i has the latest Android 8.1 Oreo while Asus Zenfone 5 has Android 8.0 Oreo.
Going to the optics, Huawei Nova 3i sports a dual 16 MP with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF + 2 MP with a depth sensor and LED flash paired with another 24 MP + 2 MP with a depth sensor. Now with Asus Zenfone 5, it also has a dual 12 MP with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, 4-axis OIS + 8 MP with f/2.0 aperture, gyro EIS, and dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
The Huawei Nova 3i is fueled with 3340 mAh battery capacity while Asus Zenfone 5 is packed with 3300 mAh battery.
Upon reading the two smartphones’ differences and similarities, which of the two do you prefer?
|SPECS||Huawei Nova 3i||Asus Zenfone 5|
|Display||6.3” IPS LCD display, 19.5:9 ratio, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 409 PPI||6.2” IPS LCD display, 18.7:9 ratio, 1080 x 2246 pixels, 402 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified)|
|Dimensions||157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm, 169g||157 x 75 x 9.6 mm, 155g|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 710||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636|
|GPU||Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech||Adreno 509|
|Memory||4GB RAM + 128GB storage||4GB/6GB RAM + 64GB storage|
|Main Camera||16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash||12 MP (f/1.8, 24mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, PDAF, 4-axis OIS) + 8 MP (f/2.0, 12mm, 1/4″, 1.12µm), gyro EIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Front camera||24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)||8 MP (f/2.0, 24mm, 1/4″, 1.12µm), gyro EIS|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS micro USB 2.0 USB On-The-Go.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth v5, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)||Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery|
|Official Price||Php 15, 990||Php 19, 995|