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Huawei Nova 8i Smartphone 8GB 128GB - Dual SIM

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Beauty in Your Hand
Inheriting all of the premium aesthetics and dynamic colours of the nova series, HUAWEI nova 8i brings you an outstanding visual experience and superior grip feel. The refined NCVM craftsmanship produces a magnificent display of colour and shadow, while the 4D curvature delivers precision-engineered rounded edges, for an ultra-smooth touch.


The screen-to-body ratio of the 6.67" HUAWEI Edgeless Display comes in at a remarkable 94.7%, for a super-narrow bezel.2 The 2376 x 1080 FHD+ resolution with a high colour gamut lets every image burst with wonder, whether you're watching videos, playing games or just browsing photos.

66 W HUAWEI SuperCharge
Ready to Go


Supporting 66 W HUAWEI SuperCharge, while you're taking a nap, your phone can be charged up to 60% in 17 minutes and fully charged in 38 minutes.3 The 4300 mAh large battery interacts with power-saving AI algorithms to give you power that lasts throughout the day.

Thanks to its large, advanced sensor, the 64 MP main camera helps you capture all your best moments in vivid detail. Those times with friends and family are saved for you to remember, as clear as the moment they happened.

Magical Views in One Frame
Discover a bigger perspective with the 120° ultra-wide angle camera. A mountain range, magnificent building or large group photo, all of them can be stunningly captured in just one shot.

Utilizing powerful AI depth perception, the rear depth camera can blur the background and highlight the foreground effortlessly. Make whoever, or whatever, you want stand out with HUAWEI nova 8i.

Discover the Secret of the Night
Thanks to the built-in noise-reducing algorithm, views previously hidden in darkness can now be seen in all their glory. Capture gorgeous night scenes every time you shoot with HUAWEI nova 8i.

Keep More of What You Love
Store all your photos, videos and messages, no problem. With 128 GB ROM storage, you won't have to worry about insufficient storage anymore. And the 6 GB or 8 GB RAM allows you to run multiple apps simultaneously and to switch between them fluidly.

Smart Game Assistant
Immersive Gaming Experience
With a total of 7 built-in antennae and a 180-Hz touch sampling rate, HUAWEI nova 8i ensures an ultra-smooth gaming experience with a strong signal, whether played horizontally or vertically. Plus, the Do Not Disturb mode makes sure you can game uninterrupted even when there are incoming calls or messages.

161.85 mm (length) x 74.7 mm (width) x 8.58 mm (height)
Note: The actual dimensions may vary depending on the configuration, manufacturing process, and measurement method.

Battery Type
Li-ion Polymer Battery

Network rate
Functions available on the live network depend on the carrier network.

SIM card interface

Dual cards:
Card slot 1: nano-SIM card
Card slot 2: nano-SIM card

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, Octa-core, 4×Cortex A73 2.0GHz+4×Cortex A53 1.8GHz

External interface
Standard USB Type-C

8 GB RAM + 128GB ROM

External memory support
Not supported

Device control
Physical Power key
Physical Volume key


Operating temperature: 0? - 35?
Warehouse temperature: -20? - +45?

Capability: 4300 mAh (typical value)
Theoretical Charging Time: About 60 mins from the supplied charger
Note: Laboratory data is generated by charging the phone using the standard charger with the screen off. The actual charging time may vary depending on usage.
The data is derived from laboratory testing. The actual standby time, talking time depend on the user operation, network condition.
WCDMA network: up to 471 hours standby time; up to 36 hours talking time.
GSM network: up to 477 hours standby time; up to 37 hours talking time.
LTE FDD network: up to 432 hours standby time.

Relative humidity
Working: 5% - 95%

Water and Dust Resistance Operation
Not supported

Rear camera: 64MP+8MP+2MP+2MP
Front camera: 16MP
Note: The photo pixels may vary depending on the shooting mode.

BT5.0, Support BLE

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G, support Wi-Fi direct
(Note: Connected devices must also support Wi-Fi Direct)

USB Type-C, USB 2.0

Power supply
Input: 100-240V~50/60Hz, 1.2A
Output: 11 V/6 A


Ambient light sensor
Gravity sensor
Fingerprint sensor



Software Specifications

Operating system
Android Q + EMUI 11.0.1

Input method
SwiftKey input method

Home screen
EMUI 11.0.1

Supported (Huawei browser)

Voice codec



Transmission function
Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth, USB Type- C

What's in the box
1x Phone (battery included)
1x Headset
1x HUAWEI Super Charger
1x USB Type-C Cable
1x Quick Start Guide
1x Eject pin


We offer free courier delivery for all orders over R750, orders under R750 will incur a delivery fee which is calculated at checkout based on your location. Typical delivery rates are as below:

Orders are dispatched with one of our courier partners from our warehouse in Cape Town, within 1 working day of payment being received. We select the best / fastest courier based on your location.

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Returns / Refunds:

We aim to offer the very best service to our customers, if for whatever reason you are not happy with your purchase and would like to arrange a return, please contact us on

Smartphone Shop will refund a customer in full for products purchased and returned within 7 business days of the product being received by the customer. Once 7 days has passed, the normal product warranty process applies.

Any product returned within the 7 day period must be unopened, unused and not damaged in any way.

Smartphone Shop offers FREE returns - meaning we cover the cost of collecting the item from you, simply email us with your order number and the reason for your return on and we will facilitate the return.

Only items that have been purchased directly from can be returned to

Refunds / Exchanges

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item and process your refund, credit or exchange.

Refunds are processed within 48 hours and may take up to 3 working days to appear in your bank account depending on your bank. Credits are applied and available to use within 24 hours.


Smartphone Shop supports at least a 1 year warranty on all of our items, we want you to enjoy any purchase you make from us and take pride in offering the best customer experience possible. If you have any problems with any purchase you have made from us, please feel free to contact us anytime. Warranty period or not, we are here to help.

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