Huawei nova 8 5G Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei nova 8 5G - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
Added by Richard Taylor on 12.27.20 | Last update 08.19.21
Huawei nova 8 5G is a 2020 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 Octa-core (1x2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU with 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM memory. The battery is 3800 mAh.
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Huawei nova 8 5G specs
|Brand and model
||Huawei nova 8 5G
||2020, December 23
|| 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 mm (6.3 x 2.92 x 0.3 in)
||169 g (5.96 oz)
||Black, Blue, Green, White
||3800 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
|Approximate price||410 EUR
|Screen to body ratio||89.3%
||1080 x 2340 px
|PPI /points per inch/
|| - HDR10
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 10, EMUI 11, no Google Play Services
|| - HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G (7 nm)
|- Octa-core (1x2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
|Graphics processor GPU
||- Mali-G77 (8-core)
||128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
-3G - HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
-4G - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 18, 19, 26, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
-5G - 1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 80, 83, 84 SA/NSA
||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
||5.1, 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 5G was around 410 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2020, December 23.
The weight of the Huawei nova 8 5G is 169 g.
The screen size of the Huawei nova 8 5G is 6.57" inches.
The size of the Huawei nova 8 5G is 160.1 x 74.1 x 7.6 mm (HxWxD).
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.