Huawei has started upgrading its Nova 5i and Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition smartphones to the February 2021 security patch. The February patch for Huawei Nova 5i and Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition rolling out with software version 10.0.0.138 and 10.1.1.163 respectively.
According to the security patch, the new build doesn’t carry any significant new feature except the obvious bump in the Android security patch level (SPL). As usual, this month includes plenty of security patches, including a handful of “high” and “critical” severity ones.
Huawei Nova 5i and Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition February 2021 patch changelog:
Version Update: Nova 5i (EMUI 10.0.0.136 → EMUI 10.0.0.138) & Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition (EMUI 10.1.1.162— EMUI 10.1.1.163)
Model: Nova 5i (GLK-AL00 & GLK-TL00) & Nova 7 SE Vitality Edition (CND-AN00)
[List of Changes]
This update incorporates security patches to enhance the security of the mobile phone system.
Integrated Android security patches released in February 2021 for improved system security.
Huawei Nova 5i Specifications:
Huawei Nova 5i smartphone runs on Android 9 pie operating system (Upgradable). This smartphone is powered by Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A73 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A53) processor and the device inside gets a HiSilicon Kirin 710 Chipset. The Nova 5i has 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
As far as the camera concern the buyers get a 24 MP Front Camera and on the rear, there’s a 24+8+2+2 MP camera with features like Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus. It is backed by a 4000 mAh battery.
Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition Specifications:
The Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition comes with a 6.5-inch IPS LTPS LCD screen with a punch-hole design. It gets 1080 x 2400 pixels Full HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and 405ppi pixel density. The smartphone is powered by Dimensity 800U and for the memory, it has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage.
The Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition runs on EMUI 10.1 based Android 10 OS and packed with a 4,000mAh battery that supports 40W rapid charging.
As far as the camera concern, at the front, it has an f/2.0 aperture 16-megapixel selfie camera, which supports 1080p video recording and at the rear side the Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G Vitality Edition features a vertical camera module consisting of an f/1.8 aperture 64-megapixel main camera, an f/2.4 aperture 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, an f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel macro shooter, and an f/2.4 aperture 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear cameras support photography features like HDR, night scene mode, and 4K video recording.
The other features of the smartphone include face unlock, a side-facing fingerprint scanner, 5G, dual-SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The only change we get from the original device is the SoC processor.