Huawei nova 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei nova 8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
Added by Richard Taylor on 08.13.21 | Last update 12.07.22
Huawei nova 8 is a 2021 smartphone. It measures 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 mm and weighs 169 g. It has a OLED display measuring 6.57" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2340 and 392 ppi pixel density.
There is Single front camera with 32 MP. The main camera is Quad with 64 MP.
It runs on Hexa-core (3x2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU with 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM memory. The battery is 3800 mAh.
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Huawei nova 8 specs
|Brand and model
||Huawei nova 8
||2021, August 05
|| 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 mm (6.3 x 2.92 x 0.3 in)
||169 g (5.96 oz)
||3800 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
|Approximate price||420 EUR
|Screen to body ratio||89.3%
||1080 x 2340 px
|PPI /points per inch/
|| - HDR10
-Wide color gamut
Camera and Video
|Rear camera, main
-64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 17mm (ultrawide)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
-2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
||LED flash, panorama, HDR
||4K, 1080p, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
|Front camera, selfie
32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
|Operating system OS
||Android 11, EMUI 12, no Google Play Services
|| - Kirin 820E (7nm)
|- Hexa-core (3x2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
|Graphics processor GPU
||- Mali-G57 (6-core)
||128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
|GeekBench 5 Single Core||844 (Rank 230 of 1552)
|GeekBench 5 Multi-Core||2697 (Rank 278 of 1546)
Communication and Connectivity
||Single SIM (Nano-SIM)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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-4G - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 18, 19, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41 - ANG-L22B - SIM 1 & SIM 2
||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
||5.0, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Fast charging 66W, 60% in 15 min, 100% in 35 min
-Reverse charging 5W
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Frequently Asked Questions
The base approximate price of the Huawei nova 8 was around 420 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, August 05.
The weight of the Huawei nova 8 is 169 g.
The screen size of the Huawei nova 8 is 6.57" inches.
The size of the Huawei nova 8 is 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 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.
No, it does not support the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad 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.