Huawei Nova launched in two variants, starts at around $310

The Huawei Nova, which was unveiled alongside the Nova Plus at this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, has been officially launched. The device is currently available for purchase in China.

As for pricing, the 3GB RAM with 32GB inbuilt storage variant carries a tag of RMB 2,099, which translates into around NGN98,000 ($310) at current exchange rates. The 4GB RAM with 64GB storage space model, on the other hand, costs RMB 2,399, or around NGN112,000 ($355).

Huawei Nova is the base variant while the bigger version is dubbed Huawei Nova Plus, the Nova plus has a bigger screen that measures 5.5 inches diagonally, while the base model uses a 5.0 inches LCD screen. Resolution on both devices is set at 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels making it a Full HD display.

Huawei Nova

Huawei Nova

Huawei Nova plus

Huawei Nova Plus

They both run on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.1, the Huawei Nova devices are powered by Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset with Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. The inbuilt storage can be further expanded to up to 256GB with an SD card, there are no dedicated card slots so you’ll be using the SIM 2 slot for your SD card.

The 4GB RAM model uses a 16 mega pixels rear camera with 8 mega pixels front camera, the primary camera features 1/2.8″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR. The 3GB version sports a 12 mega pixels back camera with the same 8 mega pixels up front for selfies and video recording.

Huawei Nova houses a 3020 mAh battery while is senior counterpart carries a 3340 mAh of non removeable battery, they both features a Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, DTS sound and Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic. Huawei Nova has a body thickness of 7.1 mm and weighs 146 grams while the Nova Plus weighs 160 grams with a thickness of 7.3 mm.

Color options include Bright Moon White and Champagne Gold (with black front panel) for the 3GB variant, and Rose Gold and Champagne Gold (with both black and white front panels) for the 4GB model.

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