The Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G have been announced in China. The devices pack quite a few impressive specs.

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Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G

The Nova 6 is equipped with a 6.57-inches Full HD+ display with a dual punch-hole for the selfie cameras, 96% NTSC colour gamut, and runs on EMUI 10.0.1 based on Android 10. It is powered by a Kirin 990 processor with 8GB of RAM. The Nova 6 5G comes with the Balong 5000 modem for 5G mobile networks.


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Both models have a Mali-G76 GPU and boast an NPU (neural network processing unit) for A.I. features. The Nova 6 5G is available in 128GB/256 storage variants while the regular Nova 6 only has 128GB of storage.

The devices are backed by a 4100mAh and 4200 mah battery respectively and charge over a USB Type-C port. The 5G variant supports 40W Super Fast Charging. Sadly, the Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G do not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

The optics on both phones are the same with a triple lens array comprising a 40MP primary sensor with an  f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, 30x digital zoom, Optical Image Stabilization and an 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens with an f/2.4 aperture.

There are dual punch-hole selfie lenses on the Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G consisting of a 32MP primary lens with an f/2.0 aperture and an 8MP ultra wide-angle lens with a 105° field-of-view and an f/2.2 aperture. The phones sport a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G Specs

  • Display: 6.57-inches Full HD+ 2400 × 1080 pixels, LTPS LCD, 96% NTSC colour gamut 2.5D curved glass
  • Operating System: EMUI 10.0.1 based on Android 10
  • Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 990 (Nova 6 5G Balong 5000 modem) octa-core (2 x Cortex-A76 2.86GHz + 2 x Cortex-A76 2.09GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 1.86GHz)
  • GPU: Mali-G76
  • NPU: Large core NPU + micro core NPU (neural network processing unit)
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB and 128GB/256GB (Nova 6 5G)
  • Battery: 4100mAh, USB Type-C (Nova 6 5G 4200mAh 40W Super Fast Charging)
  • Main Cameras: 40MP f/1.8 aperture, AF + 8MP telephoto lens f/2.4 aperture, 3x optical zoom, 5x hybrid zoom, 30x digital zoom, OIS, AF + 8MP 120° ultra-wide-angle lens f/2.4 aperture, FF
  • Selfie Camera: 32MP f/2.0 aperture + 8MP 105° ultra wide-angle lens, f/2.2 aperture
  • Dimensions: 162.6 x 75.7 x 8.56 mm and 162.6 x 75.8 x 8.98 mm (5G variant)
  • Weight: 196g (Nova 6 5G 212g)
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2.4GHz and 5GHz, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5 dual frequency) / AGPS / Glonass / BeiDou / Galileo (E1 + E5a dual frequency) / QZSS (L1 + L5 dual frequency)
  • Misc: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Ambient light sensor, Proximity light sensor, Gyro, Compass, Gravity sensor
  • Colours: Black, Blue, Red and Violet

Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G Price in China

The Huawei Nova 6 Price has been priced at RMB 3199 (about Rs. 32,000) in China. The Huawei Nova 6 5G price starts at RMB 3799 (about Rs. 38,000) for the 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant while the 256GB version will retain for RMB 4199 (about Rs. 42,000).


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