Huawei nova 2 vs Huawei nova 3

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

441 ppi
409 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.39 %
84.26 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm

Second camera

8 megapixels
24 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal Length: 27 mm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

20 megapixels
24 megapixels

Features

 
Dual-Camera

Design

Dimensions

5.60 x 2.71 x 0.27 inches (142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm)
6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 inches (157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
5.86 oz (166 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue
Black, Gold, Purple, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 659
HiSilicon Kirin 970

Processor

Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2360 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Mali-G72 MP12

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

2950 mAh
3750 mAh

Charging

Yes
Huawei SuperCharge

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26
Bands 1, 3, 5, 8

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
 

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
 

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Quick start guide, Charger, Warranty Card (optional), Headset, Eject pin, Type-C cable, TPU Protective case (optional), TP protective film (attached on the phone before delivery and dependent on market)
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