• 5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 4GB
    HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/1.8 1 Rear Camera
  • 2950 mAh

The Huawei Nova 2 phone has a 5-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 20MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2950 mAh and the main processor is a HiSilicon Kirin 659 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHuawei Nova 2 (Launched 2017-05-01), Price: 450 USD at Amazon
Display5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/1.8 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 20-MP
  • HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2950 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 143g (5oz), 142.2x68.9x6.9 mm (5.60 x 2.71 x 0.27 inches)
Price (Market)$450
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio70.3%
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)2950 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Processor NameHiSilicon Kirin 659
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)4x2.36 & 4x1.7 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.0
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Huawei Nova 2 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The last time we checked, the Huawei Nova 2 was retailing at around $450 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
No. the Huawei Nova 2 does not appear to be water-proof as we do not see an IP-Rating.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 1920x1080 resolution is not 4K.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 is not capable of Wireless Charging.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 is not a 4G handset.
No, the Huawei Nova 2 does not work on 5G networks.
Yes, the Huawei Nova 2 is a USB-C smartphone.
No, the Huawei Nova 2's battery cannot be removed.

Huawei Nova 2 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Slingshot 3.1

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