Huawei nova 2 vs Google Pixel 2

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.39 %
67.92 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

8 megapixels
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
 

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.60 x 2.71 x 0.27 inches (142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm)
5.74 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (145.7 x 69.7 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Blue, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2950 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M4, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 15, 2017

 
FCC ID value: NM8G011A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.79 W/kg

Body

 
0.11 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.12 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 749
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