Huawei nova Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei nova - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
Added by Richard Taylor on 10.18.16 | Last update 02.11.20
Huawei nova is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm and weighs 146 g. It has a IPS LCD display measuring 5" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 441 ppi pixel density.
There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 12 MP.
It runs on Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 32 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3020 mAh.
Scroll down and discover all the features and specs this device has to offer.
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Huawei nova specs
|Brand and model
|| 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm (5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 in)
||146 g (5.15 oz)
||Front glass, aluminum body
||Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver, Titanium Grey, Obsidian Black
||3020 mAh, Non-removable Li-Po
|Approximate price||300 EUR
|Screen to body ratio||70.6%
||1080 x 1920 px
|PPI /points per inch/
Camera and Video
|Rear camera, main
-12 MP, 1/2.9'', 1.25µm, PDAF
|Front camera, selfie
Communication and Connectivity
||Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
||GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - CAN-L01L11
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 2100 - CAN-L02L12
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - CAN-L03L13
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600) - CAN-L01L11
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - CAN-L02L12
LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 28(700), 12(700), 17(700) - CAN-L03L13
||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
||4.1, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging
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Frequently Asked Questions
The base approximate price of the Huawei nova was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, September.
The weight of the Huawei nova is 146 g.
The screen size of the Huawei nova is 5" inches.
The size of the Huawei nova is 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 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 Single 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.