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Huawei nova 2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei nova 2 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei nova 2 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei nova 2 is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm and weighs 143 g. It has a LTPS IPS LCD display measuring 5" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 443 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 20 MP. The main camera is Dual with 12 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2950 mAh.

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Huawei nova 2 specs

General specs

Brand and model Huawei nova 2
Release date 2017, May
Dimensions 142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm (5.6 x 2.71 x 0.27 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Gold
Battery 2950 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Approximate price300 EUR

Screen

Technology LTPS IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5" inc
Screen area 68.3 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio69.7%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 443 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs
-12, f/1.8, 1.25µm, PDAF
-8 MP
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 20 MP, Single
Specifications 20 MP

Performance

Operating system OS Android 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 5.1
Chipset - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T830 MP2
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score74188 (Rank 489 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core193 (Rank 1082 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core882 (Rank 1102 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core910 (Rank 339 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3549 (Rank 320 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript2991

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging
- Versions: PIC-AL00 (China); Global

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei nova 2 was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, May.
The weight of the Huawei nova 2 is 143 g.
The screen size of the Huawei nova 2 is 5" inches.
The size of the Huawei nova 2 is 142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.