Huawei Nova 8 Series Officially Launched: 120Hz Curved OLED Displays and New Camera Design

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Huawei Nova 8 series

Huawei Nova 8 series has now officially been launched to succeed the successful Huawei Nova 7 series.

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.

Huawei’s flagship devices – the Mate 40 and P40 series only come with 90Hz refresh 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.

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