The Huawei Nova 3i was released in the Philippines mid-July boasting its quad camera. On the other hand, Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has massive specs with a 6.9-inch display and 5500 mAh battery.
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With a couple of similarities, we decided to make a side by side comparison of the two to see which smartphone is better.
Huawei Nova 3i and Xiaomi Mi Max 3 differences
Huawei Nova 3i pros over Xiaomi Mi Max 3
- Hisilicon Kirin 710
- Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech
- 16MP + 2MP rear camera
- 24 MP + 2 MP front-facing camera
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 pros over Huawei Nova 3i
- Larger screen
- 128GB storage
- Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- 5500 mAh battery
- Quick Charge 3.0
Huawei Nova 3i and Xiaomi Mi Max 3 similarities
- IPS LCD FHD+ Display
- 4GB RAM + 64GB storage
- 6GB RAM
- Android 8.1 Oreo
The Huawei Nova 3i sports IPS LCD FHD+ display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 sports a 6.9-inch IPS LCD Full HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9.
The Huawei Nova 3i weighs 169 grams with dimension measurement 157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm while the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 weighs 221 grams and has measurements of 176.2 x 87.4 x 8 mm.
Under the hood, Huawei Nova 3i is powered by Hisilicon Kirin 710 with Mali-G51 boosted with GPU Turbo Tech carrying 4GB/6GB of RAM + 64GB storage. On the other hand, Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 with Adreno 509 carrying 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. Both devices run on Android 8.1 Oreo.
As for the optics, the Huawei Nova 3i comes with a quad cam, a 16MP + 2MP for the rear and 24MP + 2MP for the front. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 houses a 12MP + 5MP rear camera paired with an 8MP front-facing camera.
The Huawei Nova 3i is fueled with 3340 mAh battery while Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has a huge 5500 mAh battery supported with Quick Charge 3.0.
Upon reading the two smartphones’ differences and similarities, which of the two do you prefer? Comment your thoughts down below.
|Specs||Huawei Nova 3i||Xiaomi Mi Max 3|
|Display||6.3” IPS LCD FHD+ 1080 x 2340, 19.5:9 ratio, 409 PPI||6.9” IPS LCD Full HD+ 1080 x 2160, 18:9 ratio (350 PPI)|
|Dimensions||157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm, 169g||176.2 x 87.4 x 8 mm, 221g|
|Chipset||Hisilicon Kirin 710||Qualcomm Snapdragon 636|
|GPU||Mali-G51 w/ GPU Turbo Tech||Adreno 509|
|Memory||4GB/6GB of RAM + 64GB storage||4GB RAM + 64GB storage,|
6GB RAM + 128GB storage
|Main Camera||16 MP (f/2.2, PDAF) + 2 MP (depth sensor), LED flash||12 MP, f/1.9, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF + 5 MP, depth sensor|
|Front Camera||24 MP + 2 MP (depth sensor)||8 MP, f/2.0, 1.12µm|
|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, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3340 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 5500 mAh battery w/ Fast battery charging 9V/2A 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Official Price||PHP 15, 990||4GB RAM + 64GB storage – PHP 14, 990|