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Huawei nova 2 plus Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

The Huawei nova 2 plus is a 2017 model featuring a 5.5-inch LTPS IPS LCD display, 12MP camera, and a 3340 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the nova 2 plus to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2017, May
  • Price: 350 EUR
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm)
  • Processor: Octa-core (4x2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Memory: 64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Display: LTPS IPS LCD 5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920
  • Main Camera:  Dual, 12MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 20MP
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 5.1
  • Dimensions: 153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight: 169 g
  • Battery:  3340 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

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Discover the complete range of Huawei nova 2 plus specifications in the detailed specs table below.

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Huawei nova 2 plus specs

General specs

Brand and model

Huawei nova 2 plus

Release date

2017, May


153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm (6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 in)


169 g (5.96 oz)

Body build

Front glass, aluminum body


Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Gold


3340 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Approximate price350 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.5" inc

Screen area

83.4 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 1920 px

PPI /points per inch/

401 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

12 MP, Dual

Camera specs

-12, f/1.8, 1.25µm, PDAF
-8 MP


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front (selfie) camera

20 MP, Single


20 MP


Operating system OS

Android 7.0 (Nougat); EMUI 5.1


HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16 nm)

Other models with the same chipset include: Huawei Honor 9N, Huawei Honor 9i, Huawei Y9 (2018), Huawei P20 Lite, Huawei P smart, Huawei Honor 9 Lite, Huawei Honor 7X, Huawei Mate 10 Lite, Huawei nova 2, Huawei nova 2 plus
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) - dual SIM model only

Internal memory

64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

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

Music and Audio

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

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging
- Versions: BAC-L03 (Europe, Global Single-SIM); BAC-L23 (Global Dual-SIM); BAC-AL00 (China)


Antutu 7 Score74838 (Position 499 out of 2128)
GeekBench 6 Single Core213 (Position 481 out of 529)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core767 (Position 479 out of 528)
GeekBench 5 Single Core193 (Position 1366 out of 1886)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core872 (Position 1406 out of 1875)
GeekBench 4 Single Core910 (Position 364 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3542 (Position 353 out of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3002
Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Huawei. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei nova 2 plus was around 350 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 plus is 169 g.
The screen size of the Huawei nova 2 plus is 5.5" inches.
The size of the Huawei nova 2 plus is 153.9 x 74.9 x 6.9 mm (HxWxD).

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