Huawei Nova & Nova Plus Launched at IFA 2016

Huawei Nova

Huawei has launched two mid-range smartphones today at the IFA 2016 in Berlin. Both smartphones, known as Huawei Nova and Nova Plus boast of beautiful design concepts and could be confused for flagships, that is if looks count, with the Nova looking very much like the Nexus 6P.

Huawei Nova Plus
Huawei Nova & Nova Plus

Talking about the specs, the Huawei Nova adorns a 5-inch display with display resolution of 1080 pixel. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which can be notched  further up to 128GB via microSD. The Nova also has a 12MP main camera at the rear with LED flash and f/2.2 aperture, and an 8MP front-facing selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Huawei Nova Plus


Going further, the Huawei Nova rocks Huawei’s custom Emotion UI (EMUI) 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow bringing along several of Huawei’s UI features, like slow-motion modes, light painting, and time-lapse. The device cram a 3,020mAh battery which Huawei claims can last up to two days of consistent usage. In addition, there is a fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C data transfer and charging port, Cat 6 LTE radio, dual-SIM support and offer connectivity options.Huawei Nova


On the other hand, the Huawei Nova Plus boasts of a display larger than the Nova. The Nova Plus ports a 5.5-inch 1080p display, a 16MP rear camera with optical imaging stabilization and a larger 3,340mAh battery. Only these three specs differentiate the Nova Plus from the Huawei Nova. However, in design, they are both very different with the Nova looking more sleek and uniquely designed, especially the camera. The bigger Nova Plus sporting a camera hump at its back.

On the prices, the Nexus 6P look-alike Huawei Nova  is priced at €399 ( about US $445), and then the larger Huawei Nova Plus is carries a higher price tag of €429 ($479). Both smartphones come in silver, gray or gold colors and will be available for purchase from early October.

Mckay Jonson

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