• 5.5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/1.8 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3340 mAh
  • 6.3" (2340x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB/6GB
    Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 SoC
    128GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.8 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3750 mAh Huawei Super Charge 3.0

Specifications Highlights
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
ProductNova 2 Plus (2017), Price: 345 USD at AmazonHuawei nova 3 (2018)
Display5.5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD 6.3" 2340x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
  • 27mm 16-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
  • 27mm 24-MP f/1.8 +Monochrome Sensor
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 20-MP
  • 2-MP f/2
Computing
  • HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970 SoC
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 128GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3340 mAh3750 mAh, Huawei Super Charge 3.0
DesignIP Rating, 169g (6oz), 153.9x74.9x6.9 mm (6.06 x 2.95 x 0.27 inches)IP Rating, 166g (5.9oz), 73.7x157x7.3 mm (2.90 x 6.18 x 0.29 inches)
Price (Market)$345
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Display
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
TypeIPS LCDIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5.5"6.3"
Display/Body Ratio72.3%84.2%
Resolution1920x10802340x1080
Sharpness (PPI)401 PPI409 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
Megapixel8-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3340 mAh3750 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolHuawei Super Charge 3.0
Computing
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
Processor BrandHiSilicon
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 659Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)4x2.36 & 4x1.7 GHz2.36 GHz
RAM Options4GB4GB/6GB
Internal Storage Options128GB128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0Android 8.1
Communications
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.07 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.44 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.75 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.84 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia
Product NameNova 2 Plusnova 3
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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