Huawei just recently released their latest midrange smartphone dubbed as Nova 3i. The company boasts its quad-cam and the first ever to be powered by Kirin 710. Meanwhile, OPPO’s selfie expert smartphone, OPPO F7, was a big hit when it was released in the Philippines.
Now, we’ll see what are the differences and similarities of both devices as we compare the specs of Huawei Nova 3i and OPPO F7.
Huawei Nova 3i and OPPO F7 differences
Huawei Nova 3i pros over OPPO F7
- Slightly larger screen
- 1080 x 2340 pixels
- HiSilicon Kirin 710
- Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech
- 16MP + 2MP rear camera
- 24 MP + 2 MP front camera
OPPO F7 pros over Huawei Nova 3i
- Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- 6GB variant
- 3400 mAh battery
Huawei Nova 3i and OPPO F7 similarities
- IPS LCD display
- 4GB RAM
- Android 8.1 (Oreo)
The Huawei Nova 3i has a slightly bigger screen with 6.3-inch IPS LCD display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Meanwhile, OPPO F7 comes with 6.23-inch IPS LCD display which is the same with Nova 3i, an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a screen resolution of 2280 x 1080. Unlike Huawei Nova 3i, the OPPO F7 is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. The latest Huawei Nova 3i is heavier with 169 grams with measurements of 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm while OPPO F7 weighs 158 grams with measurements of 156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm.
Under the hood, Huawei Nova 3i is the first to be powered by HiSilicon Kirin 710 with Mali-G51 GPU boosted with GPU Turbo Tech that carries 4GB RAM paired with 128GB storage. The OPPO F7 is powered by Mediatek Helio P60 with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU that carries RAM and storage variants of 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. Both handsets run on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo.
Going to the camera department, Huawei Nova 3i has dual on front and rear camera with 24 MP + 2 MP for selfie snapper and 16 MP with f/2.2 aperture and PDAF + 2 MP with depth sensor and LED flash for the main camera. While OPPO kept it simple with 16MP with a f/1.8 aperture on the main camera and 25MP with f/2.0 aperture for the front-facing camera.
The OPPO F7 is fueled with 3400 mAh battery capacity while Huawei Nova 3i is packed with 3340 mAh battery.
Upon reading the two smartphones’ differences and similarities, which of the two do you prefer? A cheaper quad-cam Huawei Nova 3i? Or Selfie-Expert OPPO F7?
|SPECS||Huawei Nova 3i||OPPO F7|
|Display||6.3” IPS LCD display, 19.5:9 ratio, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 409 PPI||6.23″ IPS LCD display, 19:9 ratio, 2280 x 1080, 405 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|Dimensions||157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm, 169g||156 x 75.3 x 7.8 mm, 158g|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 710||Mediatek MT6771 Helio P60|
|GPU||Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech||Mali-G72 MP3|
|Memory||4GB RAM + 128GB storage||4GB RAM + 64GB storage, 6GB RAM + 128GB storage|
|Main Camera||16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash||16 MP, f/1.8, phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Front camera||24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)||25 MP, f/2.0, 1080p|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS micro USB 2.0 USB On-The-Go.||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery|
|Official Price||Php 15, 990||4GB+64GB – PHP 17,990|