Which P14k price budget is worth it?
We’ve just had a back-to-back launch yesterday with the Moto G5s and G5s Plus. Yet, the Huawei Nova 2i still gets the attention of more. Both priced at P14,990, the Nova 2i and the G5s Plus offer decent specs for a mid-ranger. So, we ManilaShaker will provide the pros and cons for users to know which is better for them.
While the Moto G5s Plus is official at PHP 14,999, the Huawei Nova 2i costs PHP 14,990. Announced yesterday, the Moto G5s Plus’ first 100 customers were entitled to a free JBL Go speakers. However, we are not updated whether each participating stores still offer it. Check out details here.
You may also check out details about the Huawei Nova 2i promo with free JBL Flip 3 on Oct 21 here. The official launch of the Nova 2i is expected this October 21. So, remember to stay tuned for updates!
What are their similarities?
- IPS LCD screen
- Both with 4GB RAM
- 64GB built-in ROM
- expandable storage up to 256GB
- Android Nougat
- 8 core processor
- All metal unibody
- Fingerprint scanner
- 3.5mm audio jack
- P14,990 budget smartphone
What’s the advantage of the Huawei Nova 2i?
- Larger 5.9-inch
- Full HD+ display
- 18:9 aspect ratio
- Smart Ambient Flash
- Dual 13 MP, f/2.0 + 2 MP front camera
- larger 3340mAh battery
What’re the pros of the Moto G5s Plus?
- lighter and thinner to hold
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Dual 13 MP with f/2.0 rear camera
- Battery supports TurboCharge
- planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Huawei Nova 2i vs Moto G5s Plus Specs, Philippine Price, Release Comparison
Huawei Nova 2i
Moto G5s Plus
|Display||5.9-inch full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD display with 18:9 aspect ratio||5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels, FHD IPS- LCD, 401ppi|
|Size||156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5mm, 164g||153.5 x 76.2 x 8 mm, 155g weight|
|Design||All metal unibody||All metal unibody|
|Colors||Black, Blue, Gold||Lunar Gray, Blush Gold|
|Chipset||Kirin 659 SoC||Snapdragon 625 octa-core Chipset|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)||8 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Mali-T830 MP2||Adreno 506|
|Memory||4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, microSD card up to 256GB||3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage, microSD card up to 256GB|
|Main Camera||Dual 16 MP + 2 MP, phase detection autofocus, LED flash||Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash|
|Front camera||Dual 13 MP, f/2.0 + 2 MP||8 MP, f/2.2, auto-HDR|
|Connectivity||4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi, and NFC, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS||4G LTE, WiFi a, Bt4.2, GPS, GLONASS, dual-nano SIM, fingerprint sensor|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 7.1 (Nougat), planned upgrade to Android 8.0 (Oreo)|
|Software||EMUI 5.1||near-stock Android with Google Assistant|
|Battery||3340mAh battery||3,000mAh with TurboCharge|
|Ports||USB Type C port, 3.55mm headphone jack||microUSB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack|
|Official Price||PHP 14,990||PHP 14,999|
|Availability date||October 2017||October 2017|
|Where to buy||Huawei Stores, authorized online retail stores||Motorola Stores, authorized online retail stores|