We all know that Huawei and Oppo are both famous cellphone manufacturer. In fact, both companies are great competitors of Samsung and Apple. After the success of Huawei Nova 2i, Huawei released their newest midrange smartphone, Huawei Nova 3i.
It was first officially announced by this July 2018. On the other hand, Oppo also has their own bezel-less phone too which is the Oppo F7, a successor of Oppo F5. Both phones have elegant designs and appealing to the eyes. But which phone is actually much better? Let’s take a look at their specifications and their differences down below.
Huawei Nova 3i Specifications
- 6.3-inch Full HD + Display
- Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 710 Processor
- 4 GB RAM
- 128 GB Storage
- 16 MP + 2 MP Dual Rear Cameras
- 24 MP + 2 MP Front Cameras
- EMUI, Android Oreo
- 3,340 mAh Battery
Oppo F7 Specifications
- 6.23-inch Full HD + Display
- Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P60
- 4 GB RAM
- 64 GB Storage
- 16 MP Rear Camera
- 25 MP Front Camera
- Color OS 5.0, Android Oreo
Design and Build
Design and build are one of the most important factors many people consider when buying smartphones. Why? Because many people seek phones with a unique design which was made of high-quality materials. In fact, both Oppo F7 and Huawei Nova 3i has an elegant-looking design. However, these two differs on their finish. Huawei Nova 3i has a glass back panel which gives it a premium feel while Oppo F7 used polished polycarbonate for the back panel. Polycarbonate materials are usually used on smartphones because they are light, thermal and impact resistant but can be easily scratched. Therefore, we can say that Nova 3i’s design and build has a slight advantage than F7.
When it comes to display, Oppo F7 used a 6.23-inch FHD + LTPS IPS display which was protected by Gorilla Glass 5. Moreover, F7 has an aspect ratio of 19:9 and an 82.5 % screen-to-body ratio. On the opposite, Huawei used a 6.3-inch FHD display which has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and an 81 % screen-to-body ratio. For the display, we can say that Oppo F7 has the upper hand.
One of the main features of Huawei Nova 3i is its four cameras. It has a 16 MP + 2 MP rear camera and a 24 MP f/2.0 + 2 MP front cameras which offer a lot of great features like HDR, Slow-motion, 3D Qmoji and more. On the contrary, unlike 3i, Oppo F7 is equipped only with 16 MP rear camera and 25 MP front camera which has an AI features and screen flash. It also has great features like HDR, Panorama, AR sticker, and a lot more. For the cameras, we can say that Nova 3i has a better rear but when it comes to the front-facing camera, Oppo F7 is better.
Oppo F7 and Huawei Nova 3i are both amazing phones. They have their own advantages and disadvantages against each other. There is no doubt that these phones can indeed compete with Samsung and Apple.