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Huawei global sales reach 100M
The latest midrange device from Huawei has been launched in the Philippines. The Huawei 3 and 3i became official on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
The launch was held in Glorietta mall in Makati which started by way of announcing the latest sales figures of Huawei.
George Li, Country Director of Huawei Consumer Business Group proudly announced that Huawei has already sold 100M sales as of July 18, 2018.
Furthermore, Li said they are targetting 200M sales by the end of 2018.
PH First Day Sales hit P320M
But wait! The local sales of the immediately available Nova 3i made 20,000 units sold on the day of the launch.
The source of this big news is Huawei Philippines Facebook page, you can check the legitimacy of this figure in this link.
Nova 3 Series Endorser James Reid
Brand ambassadors are widely popular in the Philippines. And Huawei is quite successful in engaging successful celebrity endorsers. I’m sure you also followed some of the previously successful launches of Huawei with no less than Ms. Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach.
But to tailor-fit the Nova 3 Series, they reached out to singer-songwriter and actor James Reid.
James Reid Instagram has 4.4M followers. Imagine how much reach it would create when this guy post about Huawei Nova 3 or 3i in his IG?
James Reid Twitter has 2.48M followers. Aside from its official Twitter account, there few other fan-based Twitter accounts named after him.
That’s how popular this celebrity is in the Philippines.
Huawei Nova 3 and 3i Specs
The Nova 3 series takes its inspiration to the flagship P20 series. Colors and build are quite similar less the Leica branding on the Nova 3 series.
Here’s the table of comparison for your easy reference.
|Huawei Nova 3i Specs||Huawei Nova 3 Specs|
|Display||6.3-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen with FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 409 ppi||6.3-inch 2.5D curved IPS screen with FHD+ 2340 x 1080 resolution at 409 ppi|
|CPU||2.2GHz 64-bit Kirin 710 octa-core processor||2.36GHz 64-bit Kirin 970 octa-core processor with NPU and i7 co-processor|
|GPU||Mali-G51 MP4 with GPU Turbo||Mali-G72 MP12 with GPU Turbo|
|Storage||128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB||128GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB|
|Rear Camera/s||16MP f/2.2 + 2MP with PDAF, contrast focus, Master AI, and LED flash||16MP f/1.8 RGB sensor + 24MP f/1.8 monochrome sensor with PDAF, contrast focus, Master AI, and LED flash|
|Selfie Camera/s||24MP f/2.0+ 2MP with AF, Master AI, HDR Pro, and screen flash||24MP f/2.0+ 2MP with AF, Master AI, HDR Pro, and screen flash|
|Battery and Charging||3,340mAh | Micro USB port||3,750mAh with 18W fast charging | Type C port|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2||Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2|
|Connectivity||WiFi 802.11b/g/n, 700MHz 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE, HWA, aptX, and aptX HD, FM Radio, OTG, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM (hybrid)||WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), dual 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE, HWA, aptX, and aptX HD, FM Radio, OTG, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, dual SIM (hybrid)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic||Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic|
|Others||Fingerprint sensor, 3D face unlock||Fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C, 3D face unlock with IR light sensor|
|Colors||Black, Iris Purple||Black, Irish Purple, Red|
|Dimensions||157.6 x 75.2 x 7.6 mm||157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm|
|Weight||169 g||166 g|
Huawei Nova 3 and 3i Pricing & Availability
As of this posting, only the Huawei Nova 3i is available in stores nationwide.
If you pre-order from July 28 to August 31st, 2018, you also get a FREE exclusive gift from Huawei worth P1,990.
Huawei Nova 3i official price in the Philippines is P15,990. (USD301).
The 3 grams lighter sibling, Huawei Nova 3, on the other hand, will be available for Pre-order from August 4 – 8, 2018.
There are three colors to choose from — black, red, and iris purple.
If you pre-order on the prescribed dates, you also get a FREE exclusive premium gift from Huawei worth P2,990.
Smart Huawei Nova 3i Plan
Now, in case you don’t want to shell out that total SRP of the Nova 3i, you can get it from Smart Postpaid.
Smart is offering the Nova 3i under Smart GigaX Plan 1299.
Under this plan, you get 4.5Gb mobile data allocation which is good for all apps and sites. You also get a 10Gb allocation for video streaming.
You also enjoy unlimited SMS to all networks and 50 minutes of voice calls to all networks.
Glove Huawei Nova 3i Plan
Now, if the choice of telco is Globe, you can also get the Nova 3i from on Globe Postpaid.
The Huawei Nova 3i is available FREE under Globe ThePlan 1499.
Under this plan, you get an 8Gb data allocation monthly. You also enjoy unlimited text to all networks.
You can call all Globe and TM without limit, plus a FREE Disney Life subscription for six months.
There’s a FREE Spotify for 3 months and FREE 1GB Facebook data allocation for 2 years.