Huawei keeps introducing new devices onto the scene to ensure that they stay in a tight position. Their new device, the Huawei Nova 3 is here and this is all you’ve got to know.
Recently launched in July 2018, the phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2340 pixels. The Huawei Nova 3 runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3750mAh. It measures 157.00 x 73.70 x 7.30 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 166.00 grams.
Huawei Nova 3 features and specs
The device is beautifully covered with a glass back. With this and its catchy design (and colours), you may be compelled to buy the device when it you come across it.
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Although the phone is wrapped in glass, it’s pretty light. The 6.3-inch Full HD+ display comes with a notch cutout on top housing two cameras for selfies. Other controls include the volume keys and power button on the right side and the SIM tray on the left. At the bottom panel, there’s a 3.5mm audio jack, USB Type-C port and a speaker grille.
Coming to the user interface (UI) of the Nova 3, it runs Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 layered on top. The phone comes pre-loaded with quite a number of apps like Facebook, Netflix, Messenger and Truecaller, in addition to Google’s suite of apps. There are some games installed like Asphalt Nitro, Sonic Runners and more.
Huawei Nova 3 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 24-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It has a quad-camera setup which is not new to Huawei devices yet, there’s more. It includes AI features and other toys which will keep you playing around with the camera’s interface. If you’ve ever used an iPhone X camera, you should brace yourself for similar features here.
Some of these include iPhone’s ‘Live Photo’ portrayed on the Nova 3 as a moving picture, and the iPhone X’s portrait lighting effects. Another popular and trending feature on phones these days is the AR emoji first introduced by Apple on its iPhone X as ‘Animoji’. On the Nova 3, the rendition is called ‘3D Qmoji’ which are basically animated dogs, cats and rabbits mimicking one’s facial movements.
The Huawei Nova 3 is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. It runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3750mAh.
The decvice is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, August 7th|
|BODY||Dimensions||157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm (6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 in)|
|Weight||166 g (5.86 oz)|
|Build||Front/rear glass, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density)|
|– EMUI 8.2|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|Chipset||Hisilicon Kirin 970|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Dual||16 MP, 27mm, f/1.8, PDAF
24 MP B/W, 27mm, f/1.8, PDAF
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Video||2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)|
|SELFIE CAMERA||Dual||24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm
2 MP, depth sensor
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Infrared face recognition, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|– Fast battery charging 18W
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery|
|MISC||Colors||Black, Blue, Purple, Gold|
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