The long expected Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus have been launched today in China. The Nova 2 series brought dual camera style into the mid-range market and this follows Huawei Nova and Nova Plus which were launched sometime last year. The major selling points of these smartphones are in its dual cameras and perhaps we could add its sleek design. Both phones will be available for shipping from June 16.
Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus are built with extravagant design as they sport a metal body which is available in multiple colours such as Aurora Blue, Obsidian black, gold, rose gold, and green. The Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus both run on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with EMUI 5.1 overlay and are similar in all aspect save their storage capacity, screen size, and battery.
Huawei Nova 2 is powered by a 2.36 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor and a Mali T830-MP2 GPU coupled with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory which is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD. This device sport a 5-inch full HD display with 1080 x 1920 resolution and a 2.5D curved glass.
The main focus of this smartphone is in its camera setup. They sport a 12MP and 8MP dual rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, 1.25μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture and a telephoto lens for zoom. The selfie camera is a 20MP sensitive snapper with beauty filters and intelligent light which improves selfie quality. The Nova 2 is supported by a 2950mAh battery which supports fast charge.
The Nova 2 Plus is larger than Nova 2 in that it sports a larger 5.5 inch full HD screen with a massive internal storage capacity of 128 GB. This device comes with a big 3340 mAh battery which ensures a better power life. Both devices supports bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 3.5 mm audio jack, 4G LTE, and USB Type C.
The Huawei Nova 2 is expected to sell for about $365 while the Nova 2 Plus should go for about $420. Both mid-rangers would go on sale as from June 16 in China. There is no word yet on their global roll out.