Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro were unveiled today with new and upgraded features.
Huawei Nova 8 Pro
Huawei went all in on the Nova 8 Pro.
The smartphone packs a 6.72″ OLED display with a full HD displat of 2676 by 1236 pixels to offer pixel density of 440 ppi.
The display has an 80-degree curve and for the first time for Huawei smartphones, a refresh rate of 120Hz and a 300Hz touch sampling rate.
The display is TUV Rheinland certified and supports HDR 10.
The display in interrupted by a punch-hole cutout that accommodates dual selfie cameras – a 32MP and 16MP front facing cameras.
We also get an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Huawei also went with a new design for the rear cameras – an oval camera bump that features a 64MP(f/1.8 aperture, AF) main camera, 8MP(f/2.4 aperture, FF) ultra wide lens, 2MP(f/2.4 aperture, FF) macro and 2MP(f/2.4 aperture, FF) depth sensor.
Powering the Nova 8 Pro is a 7nm Kirin 985 5G chip with support for Wi-Fi 6+. We also get 8GB of RAM and either 128GB or 256GB of onboard storage.
Huawei Nova 8 Pro comes running on EMUI 11.
We also get a 4000mAh battery and Huawei included 66W super fast USB-C charging.
The base model(8/128) is expected to start selling from $611 while the 256GB model will start selling from $673
Huawei Nova 8
Huawei Nova 8 features a 6.57″ OLED punch-hole display with full HD resolution of 2340 by 1080 pixels and 392 ppi.
Huawei included 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch smapling rate.
We have a centered punch-hole cutout to house that 32MP selfie camera.
Huawei Nova 8 series shares the rest of the features with the Pro version including the in-display fingerprint sensor, Quad camera setup, processor, RAM and storage options, and EMUI 11.
We get a smaller 3900mAh battery but with the same fast 66W charging.
The base model(8/128) is expected to start selling from $500 while the 256GB model will start selling from $565.
We expect the Huawei Nova 8 to launch in the country early next year so stay tuned for more details.