The Huawei Nova 5 series has been announced in China. Three devices namely, the Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro and Nova 5i were launched.

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We had reported about most of the specs earlier thanks to some leaks. The Nova 5 is powered by a new octa-core chipset, the HiSilicon Kirin 810, with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of Storage.

The device is equipped with a 6.39-inch OLED display with a water-drop notch which houses a 32MP selfie camera. It also has an in-display fingerprint scanner. The phone runs on Android Pie with EMUI 9.1.1.

In the photography department, the Huawei Nova 5 series phones feature a Leica quad-camera setup that comprises of a 48MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 16MP Ultra wide-angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP 4cm macro lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP Depth sensor lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and an LED Flash. The lenses support Phase detect auto focus and continuous auto focus.

The only differences between the Nova 5 and the Pro, are that the Huawei Nova 5 Pro is powered by a Kirin 980 with 8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of Storage.

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The Nova 5i is powered by a Kirin 710 processor, and has a 24MP primary camera with an 8MP ultrawide lens. The rest of the specs are similar to the other phones.

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Sadly the Huawei Nova 5 series phones do not have a 3.5mm headphone jack. The Nova 5 is backed by a 3,500 mAh battery which supports 40W SuperCharge.

HUAWEI Nova 5 series specs

Huawei Nova 5 specs

  • Display: 6.39-inch FullHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) OLED, 108% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, HDR, In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Operating System: EMUI 9.1.1 based on Android 9 Pie
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 810
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G52MP6 @820 MHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Rear Cameras: 48MP f/1.8 aperture + 16MP Ultra wide-angle lens f/2.2 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro lens f/2.4 aperture, 2MP Depth sensor lens f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, CAF, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 32MP, f/2.0 aperture
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C (Data/Charging/Audio) Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 2.4Ghz/5Ghz, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 3500mAh, USB Type-C 40W, SuperCharge
  • Dimensions: 157.4×74.8×7.33mm
  • Weight: 171g

Huawei Nova 5 Pro specs

  • Display: 6.39-inch FullHD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) OLED, 108% DCI-P3 Color Gamut, HDR, In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Operating System: EMUI 9.1.1 based on Android 9 Pie
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 980
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G76MP10 @720 MHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB
  • Rear Cameras: Leica 48MP f/1.8 aperture + 16MP Ultra wide-angle lens f/2.2 aperture, 2MP 4cm macro lens f/2.4 aperture, 2MP Depth sensor lens f/2.4 aperture, PDAF, CAF, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 32MP, f/2.0 aperture
  • Connectivity: USB Type-C (Data/Charging/Audio) Hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac 2.4Ghz/5Ghz, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 3500mAh, USB Type-C 40W, SuperCharge
  • Dimensions: 157.4×74.8×7.33mm
  • Weight: 171g
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Huawei Nova 5 series price in China

The Huawei Nova 5 has been priced at RMB 2799 (about Rs. 28,000) for the 9GB/128GB variant. The device will be available in Black, Green and Purple colours.

The Huawei Nova 5 Pro price starts at RMB 2999 (about Rs. 30,000) for the 8GB/128GB version, while the 8GB/256GB model will cost RMB 3399 (about Rs. 34,000). The device comes in Black, Green, Orange and Purple colours.

The Huawei Nova 5i price begins at RMB 1999 (about Rs. 20,000) for the 6GB/128GB variant, while the 8GB/128GB version will retail for RMB 2199 (about Rs. 22,000), in China.


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