Huawei Nova 5i Best phone, Highlight Review, price & Specifications

So sometime in december 2019, Fate made sure i crossed paths with an old school mate of mine, you know that kind of friend you have, who is really cool and all that but he/she has got a loud mouth. yeah! that’s my friend harry. It happened that harry works for a smart phone company which is “Huawei“, and at that time i never really gave two tons about what ever it is they do there or what kind of mobile device they produce. I just knew there was a brand named Huawei and it seemed to be nice, Good luck to them.

Regardless, harry made it his mission to take me to Huawei’s head office at Victoria island lagos Nigeria. We got there and i was introduced to their HR manager who gave me a pleasant smile and she was excited to show me around which was quite weird at first but in a way it made me comfortable as i got to find out that over the years the Huawei brand has done exceedingly well and together they have grown massively into a smartphone power house. To cut this Long story short and spare you the escapades of all i and my friend did during christmas, So here, we will consider the smartphone key specifications,how much it is being sold for in the nigerian market and a light review just to turn you up.

Huawei nova 5i


The Huawei nova 5i is available in Nigeria and it sells at the range of about (NGN) 106,000 naira. Various colors can be ordered through e-commerce platforms in your region like “Jumia” and “amazon”. While in kenya the price of this masterpiece device sells at 30,000 KES, and in home of the black stars of Ghana the Huawei nova 5i is on sale at a range of 1,500 GHS.


June 2019, was the date in which this extraordinary piece was released for sale across the globe. Huawei nova 5i runs on an Android 9.0(pie), EMUI 9.1 operating system, with a screen size of 64 inches, 101.4cm2. And an cute screen to body of 84.0%.

The display of the device comes up at about 1080 x 2310 pixels & a (398 PPI density), The main camera has a Quad-24MP, f/1.8 27mm(wide), PDAF, 8MP, (ULTRA WIDE) 2 MP, f/2.4 27mm, (wide) dedicated marco camera : 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor. And a front camera with 24MP, f/2.0 shot straight for taking selfie. No wonder when you take a picture it comes out spectacular just like this one below.

Huawei Nova 5i nigerian

It has also got a 6GB/8GB RAM size and an internal storage capacity of 128GB, microSD, up to 512GB (using shared sim slot). While it supports the various network mode like LTE/ HSPA/ GSM and CDMA, the processor runs on a Quad-core (4 x 2.2GHz Cortex -A73 & 4 x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53).

In the case of the battery the Huawei nova 5i has got a non-removable li-po 4000 mAh battery, and it ensures fast charging of up to 10W. Drum rolls for the part some folks might have being reigning abuses on Huawei for but news flash baby they made it happen that is with the (rear mounted)fingerprint scanner, which is good for security at all times and an accelerometer, proximity and compass. It is indeed a loud one.


Behind the wheel of the Huawei nova 5i is a Hisilicon Kirin 710F chipset built on 12 mm process technology. The SOC has an octa-core processor that handles its assignment at a speed of 2.2 GHz wow.

A Mali-G51 MP4 GPU is on the inside for graphics related issues on the smartphone. while booting the Huawei Nova 5i is Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box with EMUI 9.1 user interface on top just as i stated earlier above.


The Huawei Nova 5i has a dual SIM slot in which one of them has 4G LTE Network support for fast browsing and downloads. Other connectivity options on the inside include WiFi, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth, FM radio and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, alongside USB in order to be on the move efficiently.

Huawei nova 5i

Huawei Nova 5i


If you have come to the conclusion that this device is for you then here are somethings you should be on the look out for, Note that some might be good and some might be not too interesting for you to know about.  “what is good for the goose is also good for the ganger”. The first thing you should look out for is excellent quality which is very important the nova 5i is perfect for selfie lovers and it’s 32Mp is the best among other brand categories there is.

secondly, you have to be on the lookout for the sharp display and the exceptional fast charging specification, so now you know that the Huawei nova 5i is dope with its charging duties, if you plug in within minutes its all charged up just like me at the moment i can imagine you reading this and feeling all charged up too.. thank you for smiling, i’m just trying to get you more comfortable while you read through.

if you are a game lover, then this is the phone for you. This is because the Huawei nova 5i will ensure an amazing video and gaming experience.

The only thing you might not like about these handheld device is the fact that the device is not water resistant neither is it dust-proof, what this means is that the Huawei nova 5i is a very slick, classy but fragile phone to use so it is essential you keep away from dust and water so that it does not get easily damaged beyond repair. Thank you for taking the time to read through, you can also leave a comment below if you find this article helpful.

Chinedu Okeke

Chinedu is the founder of Nigerian Tech. He is a tech enthusiast who has the passion for emerging trends in the tech industry. He is also a professional web content developer.

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