Huawei Nova 12i specifications, advantages and disadvantages

Huawei Nova 12i

Huawei Nova 12i specifications

The Huawei Nova 12i smartphone was announced in March 2024 and the device comes with 4G support. The device equips a 5000 mAh battery with 40W wired charging and is available in green and black color variants. You can buy this smartphone for $300 (Rs 24,990 in India) approximately with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variants. The device offers a 6.7-inch IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate and an 8MP selfie lens.

The smartphone runs on EMUI 14 operating system, but there are no Google Play services on this phone. As for the rear panel, the company adds a 108MP dual camera setup for clicking photos. The Huawei Nova 12i smartphone has NFC and supports a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The performance of the Nova 12i smartphone is powered by the 6nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G chipset. There is no information on glass protection and reverse charging support.

Specifications Huawei Nova 12i
Grid 2G, 3G, 4G
Announced March 2024
Dimensions 6.43 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches
Weight 199 grams
Size 6.7 inches
~391 PPI density
Protection No
Resolution 1080 x 2388 pixels
SW EMUI 14, without Google Play services
chipset 6nm: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G
CPU Eight cores
Cortex-A73 4 × 2.4 GHz
Cortex-A53 4 × 1.9 GHz
GPU adreno 610
card slot No
Internal 256GB
Camera 108 MP (wide), PDAF
2 MP (depth)
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Maximum: 1080p at 30 fps
selfie 8 megapixels (wide)
Maximum: 1080p at 30 fps
Loudspeaker Yeah
3.5mm jack No
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC Yeah
infrared port No
Radio No
USB USB Type C 2.0
Sensors Side-mounted fingerprint, accelerometer and compass
Battery 5000mAh
40W wired
Colors Green, Black
Expected price $300 (Rs 24,990 in India) approximately
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Pros and cons of the Huawei Nova 12i

Based on the above specifications, you can see the List of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of the Huawei Nova 12i smartphone.


  1. Huge 5000 mAh battery with enormous capacity.
  2. Support 40W fast charging.
  3. IPS LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rate.
  4. A side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  5. NFC support.


  1. No reverse or wireless charging support.
  2. The latest Android 14 operating system is missing.
  3. No 5G support.
  4. No Google Play services.
  5. Does NOT support 4K video recording.
  6. Gorilla Glass protection is missing.
  7. No water and dust resistance.
  8. A micro SD card slot is missing.
  9. No gyro-EIS support for video recording.

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