Huawei Nova Specs, Review, Price, Release Date, Opinions, Pros and Cons

Huawei Nova released in September 2016. This smartphone is coming under mid-level category by specifications. The highlight of is the Huawei Nova is its Camera features. Take a look at specifications, price, quick review, features, opinions, pros and cons of Huawei Nova.

Price of Huawei Nova

The price of Huawei Nova is – (based on Europe market)

  • Price in USA is $450
  • Price in Europe is €400
  • Price in UK is £347
  • Price in India is ₹30000
  • Price in China is ¥ 3000

Specifications of Huawei Nova

Features Specs
Display 5.0 inches, IPS LCD Display
Screen Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
CPU Snapdragon 625 Octa-core Processor
GPU Adreno 506
Memory 3GB of RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32GB
Storage Upgrade 256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera 12MP with Phase Detection Autofocus, LED Flash and 4K video
Video recording 2160p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera 8MP
Battery 3020mAh (Non-removable)
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
4G Yes
SIM card type Dual SIM
Weight 146gms

Specs and Details of Huawei Nova


Huawei Nova sports a 5.0-inch screen with IPS LCD display. The pixel density counts at 441ppi. The screen resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels. The screen is made of 2.5D curved glass. There is no corning gorilla glass as per the released specifications.


Huawei Nova powered by Snapdragon 625 Octa-core processor which can be clocked up to 2.0GHz with Cortex A53 chipset. This unit is coupled with Adreno 506 graphical processor.

RAM and Storage

Huawei Nova packs with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The expandable storage is available via microSD card and can be expandable up to 256GB.


Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow is the operating system of Huawei Nova, which is skinned above by the Emotion 4.1 User Interface.


Huawei Nova features a 12MP rear camera with PDAF, LED flash and supports 4K video. In the front, it packs an 8MP camera with beautification modes. The video resolution is 2160p @ 30fps.


Huawei Nova powered by a 3020mAh non-removable battery made of Lithium Ion.

Other Features and Connectivity

Huawei Nova has the following connectivity features – GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio and USB type C. Fingerprint scanner located in the back side.

Quick Review of Huawei Nova

Huawei Nova has a mind blowing display in sharpness and clarity. With the lesser size of 5.0-inch screen, full HD resolution brought high level pixel density of about 441ppi. Only con is the missing Gorilla glass protection.

Snapdragon 625 is a decent mid-level performer. The 3GB RAM paired with this CPU processor and ensures us with good non-lagging performance. The camera is specially made and it supports 4K content too. The cameras are high class in making. The 3020mAh battery is good enough for providing backup for more than one day for casual users.

Pros and Cons of Huawei Nova


  • Vibrant Display Quality
  • Snapdragon 625 Octa-core Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • Good Camera Quality
  • USB type C and Fingerprint Scanner


  • Missing of Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Non-removable Battery

Opinion to Buyers –  Huawei Nova

Huawei has a brand value and hence the price is little high when compared to other Chinese rivals. Performance wise, Huawei Nova looks better with all good specs list.

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