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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.
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Huawei nova 8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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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

General specs

Brand and model Huawei nova 8
Release date 2021, August 05
Dimensions 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 mm (6.3 x 2.92 x 0.3 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz)
Colors Powder Pink
Battery 3800 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price420 EUR

Screen

Technology OLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 1B
Screen size 6.57" inc
Screen area 106.0 cm2
Screen format 19.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio89.3%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2340 px
PPI /points per inch/ 392 PPI
Other - HDR10
-90Hz
-Wide color gamut

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-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)
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K, 1080p, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide)
Functions HDR
Video 4K

Performance

Operating system OS Android 11, EMUI 12, no Google Play Services
Chipset - Kirin 820E (7nm)
Processor CPU
- Hexa-core (3x2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G57 (6-core)
External memory No
Internal memory 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
GeekBench 5 Single Core844 (Rank 230 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core2697 (Rank 278 of 1546)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack No

Other features

- 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.