The Huawei Nova 2i owned the midrange smartphone market in the Philippines this year with its 18:9 display and quad cameras.

However, Philippine smartphone brand Cloudfone is offering similar features and some better ones with the new Cloudfone Next Infinity Quattro at a more affordable price tag! Let’s compare and contrast the specs of the two devices below:


Comparison Table of Specs:

FeaturesHuawei Nova 2iCloudfone Next Infinity Quattro
Display5.9-inch FHD+ IPS Display w/ 18:9 Aspect Ratio6-inch HD+ IPS Display w/ 18:9 Aspect Ratio
Front Camera13 + 2 Megapixels (Dual Camera) with Soft LED Flash20 + 8 Megapixels (Dual Camera) with Screen Flash
Rear Camera16 + 2 Megapixels (Dual Camera) with LED Flash13 + 5 Megapixels (Dual Camera) with LED Flash
Processor2.36GHz Octa Core Kirin 6592.6GHz Octa Core MediaTek Helio P25
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat w/ EMUI 5.1Android 7.0 Nougat
Storage64GB with microSD64GB with microSD
Connectivity4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
USBmicroUSB 2.0 w/ USB OTGmicroUSB 2.0 w/ USB OTG
Official Price₱14,990.00₱12,999.00


The Similarities

Both the Cloudfone Next Infinity Quattro and Huawei Nova 2i flaunt an 18:9 display. The taller aspect ratio keeps the phones comfortable to use with one hand while offering increased screen size.

Quad cameras are also found on the two phones. That’s two cameras at the back and another two on the front. The secondary cameras are used to create bokeh effect.

In terms of performance, both phones come with 4GB of RAM and Android 7.0 Nougat as the operating system. A fingerprint sensor, dual SIM slots with 4G LTE connectivity and 64GB of internal storage are present on both devices too.


The Differences

While the Cloudfone Next Infinity Quattro has an 18:9 display, it has a lower resolution at 720 x 1440 pixels compared to the 1080 x 2160 pixels of the Huawei Nova 2i.

On the other hand, the quad cameras of the Infinity Quattro have mostly higher resolutions. There’s a 20 + 8 MP tandem on the front compared to the latter’s 13 + 2 MP selfie cameras. The rear camera comes in at 13 + 5 MP while the Nova 2i has a 16 + 2 MP rear cameras.

The two also differ in their processor. It’s Huawei’s own Kirin 659 for the Nova 2i while Cloudfone choose the MediaTek Helio P25 for the Infinity Quattro. The latter has a bigger battery though at 4010mAh compared to the former’s 3340mAh.

Lastly, the Cloudfone Next Infinity Quattro has a more affordable price tag at ₱12,999.00 while the Huawei Nova 2i is still a steal at ₱14,990.00 SRP.