Huawei nova

Description

Huawei nova sports a 5-inch full HD display and a single 12MP rear camera with f2/2 aperture and 1.25 micron pixels. There's also an 8-megapixel selfie camera in the front that features f/2.0 aperture. The Chinese company has decided to go with a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset inside the Nova, which is complemented by 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory (expandable up to 128GB via microSD cards). It's also worth mentioning the Huawei Nova packs a fingerprint sensor on the back side, USB Type C port, as well as hybrid dual-SIM support, which means you can either put in a SIM or a microSD card. The smartphone features LTE Cat 6 and ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.1 on top. The Nova is powered by a 3,020 mAh battery.

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 inches)

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Display

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Size: 5.0 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
Technology: IPS LCD
Screen-to-body: 70.64 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Processor: Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 506
RAM: 3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 32GB, available to use: 22 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
OS: Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

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Capacity: 3020 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 12 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD)
Features: Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 8 MP
Dimensions: 5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 inches (141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm)
Weight: 5.15 oz (146.0 g)
Materials: Back: Aluminum
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Colors: Gold, Gray, Silver

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Additional microphone(s): Yes

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: Type-C (reversible)
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Sep 09, 2016
FCC ID value: QISCAN-LX1 link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.42 W/kg
Body: 0.72 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.54 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: € 399
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