Huawei Nova 2 Lite vs Nova 2i - NoypiGeeks

The Huawei Nova 2i easily became a crowd favorite when it was launched last year. And to bring the same goodness in a more affordable market, the company announced the Huawei Nova 2 Lite.

It’s already obvious by now that the Nova 2i can easily beat the Nova 2 Lite in terms of specifications and overall features. However, this comparison isn’t trying to figure out which is the best device between the two.

Probably one of the main reasons why people will opt for the Huawei Nova 2 Lite is its price. Hence, we’ll try to figure out if the cheaper option is really a good choice. Or you’re better saving up some more to get the pricier one and get better value for money.

Read: Huawei Nova 2i Review

Huawei Nova 2 Lite

So, without further ado, here’s our Huawei Nova 2 Lite versus Nova 2i specifications comparison table.

Huawei Nova 2 LiteHuawei Nova 2i
Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 Oreo
EMUI 8.0
Android 8.0 Oreo (Beta)
Dual Standby
Dual SIM
Dual Standby
Display5.99-inch HD+ IPS display
1440 x 720 resolution, ~268ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
5.99-inch HD+ IPS display
2160 x 1080 resolution, ~409ppi
18:9 aspect ratio
Processor1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core2.36GHz HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core
GPUAdreno 505 GPUMali-T830 MP2
Storage32GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD up to 256GB
64GB internal storage
Expandable via microSD up to 256GB
Front Camera8-megapixel
Toning flash
13-megapixel +
Rear Camera13-megapixel +
LED flash
16-megapixel +
SecurityFacial Recognition
Fingerprint scanner
Facial Recognition
Fingerprint scanner
Connectivity4G LTE
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Dimensions158.3×76.7×7.8mm156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5mm
ColorMatte Black, Blue, GoldBlack, Blue

Judging by the table above, there’s no definite winner here.

The Huawei Nova 2i offers a pretty compelling value for the price. And if you ask me personally, I think this handset is the one to get. Its Full HD+ resolution is a sweet spot for a screen of its size, leaving no compromises in the sharpness.

See also: Huawei Nova 2 Lite vs Vivo V7: Specs Comparison

The 64GB of storage will leave you with ample space to store your pictures, videos, and apps for at least a year without having to delete anything. And of course, the better set of cameras can only get better as the software gets updated over time.

Huawei Nova 2i Review -

But that’s not to say that the Huawei Nova 2 Lite is a bad device by any means. It has a flashy design, runs on the latest from Android, equipped with decent battery capacity. In addition, it has the latest smartphone features like Facial recognition and dual cameras for you to boast about.

To wrap it up, if money is not a problem, then getting going with the Nova 2i is a no-brainer. But if you want to save some bucks, then going with the Nova 2 Lite isn’t a bad decision either.

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