Today, a new Huawei smartphone with model number GLK-LX2 appeared on the GeekBench database with a single-core score of 1516 and a multi-core score of 5193. Looking at the scores of this device, this smartphone probably uses the Kirin 710 SoC. According to informed sources, this device which is listed with 6GB of RAM belongs to the nova series, most likely, Huawei nova 5i. It is worth mentioning that a new Huawei smartphone with model number GLK-LX3 recently also passed through GeekBench with similar scores but it has 4GB of RAM. This suggests that the upcoming nova 5i will have 4GB and 6GB RAM variants.
According to the information released by the National Quality Certification Center, Huawei’s SEA-AL10/TL10 new smartphone (also suspected to be the nova 5i) is produced by Flextronics in Zhuhai, and it comes with a 40w super fast charging technology. This is Huawei smartphone outside the P and Mate series to support a 40W super fast charge. In addition, Huawei nova 5 may support a screen fingerprint recognition and is expected to become the first screen fingerprint phone of the nova series. In terms of configuration, Huawei nova 5 may be equipped with the Kirin 980 processor, which is the world’s first mobile phone chip based on 7nm process technology. Kirin 980 is the first to implement a Cortex A76-based developer and the industry’s first commercial Mali-G76 GPU chip.
It is understood that nova’s previous smartphone in the nova series is nova 4. The phone uses a 6.4-inch screen with a resolution of 2310 x 1080 and an 86.3% screen ratio. Huawei nova 4 uses the Kirin 970 processor with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Huawei nova 5 should be the flagship model while the nova 5i will be a mid-range smartphone.