In its official entry into the Chinese smartphone market, the French smartphone maker launches the Wiko 5G device. This device is so similar to the Huawei Nova 9 SE but fixes an important area giving concerns to most people. That area is the lack of 5G connectivity on the Nova 9 series as a result of sanctions from the United States.
The new Wiko 5G comes with support for 5G connections and replaces Android with Huawei’s in-house software. So far the best feature of this device is the fact that it runs HarmonyOS bringing the software’s iconic cross-collaboration features to more customers. But Wiko doesn’t leave things just at software capabilities, as the French company adds more amazing features to this new device.
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Specifications of this device include a 6.78-inch LCD screen which supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The new Wiko 5G comes is powered by the Snapdragon 695 SoC, which is 5G-enabled. Joining this processor is up to 8GB RAM capacity and 256GB storage capacity.
For its camera abilities, this device uses a quad rear camera setup housing a 108MP main camera sensor. On the front lies a 16MP selfie camera that lies in the centre screen cutout. The design and specifications of this device are very similar to the Huawei Nova 9 SE.
As for its software, the Wiko 5G runs HarmonyOS out of the box and fits into the ever-growing Huawei ecosystem. The smartphone uses a 4000mAh battery capacity and supports 66W fast charging just like the Nova 9 SE from Huawei. For the retail price, this new device from the French smartphone company starts at Yuan 1999 (~$287) and is available for sale in China.