Right on schedule, Huawei Philippines brought two new midrange phones in the country, the Nova 8 and 8i.

The fancier one, the Huawei Nova 8, doesn’t have 5G unlike its competition, but it does have an OLED screen, a sharp 32-megapixel selfie camera, 64-megapixel main snapper, and ultra-fast 66W charging.


You can get the Nova 8 for a price of Php19,999. It’s now up for pre-order until the 26th where you can get up to Php6,028 worth of freebies that include a 12000mAh 40W power bank (worth php3,990) and Huawei Cloud benefits worth Php2,038.

Huawei Nova 8 Specs

  • Android 10, EMUI 12
  • Dual SIM, dual standby
  • 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED screen, 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution, 392ppi
  • 2.2GHz Kirin 820E octa-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • Mali-G57 GPU
  • 128GBinternal storage, non-expandable
  • 32-megapixel front camera
  • 64-megapixel (f/1.9) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide) + 2-megapixel (macro) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) rear cameras
  • In-display fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • No headphone jack
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE, 5G
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 160.12 x 74.1 x 7.64mm
  • Weight: 169g
  • Colors: Blush Gold
  • 3,800mAh non-removable battery, 66W Huawei SuperCharge

If you want something cheaper, there’s the Huawei Nova 8i for Php13,999. It comes with free Huawei Band 4, Charging Lamp, and Huawei Cloud Benefit when you pre-order until the 26th. All with a combined value of Php6,427.


It shares the same rear cameras and 66W fast charging as the Nova 8. Only this time, the display was swapped to IPS, toned-down Snapdragon 662 chip, and 16-megapixel camera instead of 32-megapixels.

Huawei Nova 8i Specs

  • Android 10, EMUI 11
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2376 x 1080 pixel resolution, 391ppi
  • 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 octa-core processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • Adreno 610 GPU
  • 128GB internal storage
  • 16-megapixel front camera
  • 64-megapixel (f/1.9, PDAF) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (macro, f/2.4) + 2-megapixel (depth sensor) rear cameras, LED flash
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 161.85 x 74.7 x 8.58mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • Colors: Interstellar Blue, Moonlight Silver, Starry Black
  • 4,300mmAh non-removable battery, 66W SuperCharge

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