Huawei has announced that it is bringing another member of the Huawei nova family – the Huawei nova 8i – to South Africa, as well as the Huawei Watch 3 series.

“This year is a nova year for Huawei. Our Huawei nova 8 and Huawei nova Y60 have already proven to be very popular with South African consumers, as they are everything the next generation of smartphone users wants and needs,” says Justin Sun, GM for Huawei Consumer Business Group.

“Huawei’s nova series has always kept the demands of the youth in mind. The desire for something sleek, elegant, powerful and affordable; a device that can keep up with and add value to a vibrant, dynamic and fast-paced world. So, in addition to announcing the Huawei nova 8i, we also want to share that the HUAWEI nova 9, the Pro version of the nova 8, will soon be coming to South Africa in November.”

With its ultra-slim design and 6.67-inch Huawei Edgeless Display, the Huawei nova 8i offers an unmatched viewing experience for its price bracket. The device is ideal for movie lovers and avid gamers. Photographers will also love its 64MP AI quad camera, which comprises a main camera, an ultra-wide angle camera, a macro camera and a depth camera that come together seamlessly to take exquisite, professional-looking shots.

The Huawei nova 8i also comes with 66W Huawei SuperCharge, which means that it can be fully charged in less than 40 minutes, or charged for two hours of gameplay within just five minutes. Huawei SuperCharge works in tandem with the Huawei nova 8i’s 4300mAH three-electrode battery – both are all about giving you as much time on your device as possible.

With an internal storage of 128GB, you can save more onto your new phone – more photographs, more movies and more games. The Huawei’s nova 8i’s Snapdragon octa-core chipset is designed to keep up with your non-stop, on-demand lifestyle. Riding on these high-performance specs and Huawei’s smart memory technology, the Huawei nova 8i also comes equipped with 8GB of RAM, which creates a buttery-smooth experience for you to run multiple background apps at once.

Simultaneous to the announcement of the Huawei nova 8i, Huawei is also announcing the release of the brand-new Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro. These two stunning smartwatches offer convenient and smart life experiences through enhanced interaction, independent connectivity and all-scenario interconnectivity.

The Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro support a standalone communication system. This means that you can stay connected even when you’re doing outdoor activities or when you find it inconvenient to carry your phone. By simply activating the eSIM service on your Huawei Health APP on your smartphone, you can have the same phone number on your Huawei watch, and enjoy the same data and voice tariff plans as you do on your phone.

These smartwatches also feature ultra-long battery life, running up to five days without needing to be charged in smart mode and up to 21 days in ultra-long battery mode. This incredible battery life means that you can wear it continuously all day, even when you sleep, allowing it to gather and report on the maximum amount of health-related information.