• 6.57" (2340x1080) P-OLED
  • 8GB
    Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 SoC
    128GB/256GB Storage
  • 64-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 3800 mAh
  • 6.57" (2340x1080) P-OLED
  • 8GB
    Snapdragon 778 SoC
    128GB/256GB Storage
  • 50-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 4 Cameras
  • 4300 mAh Huawei Super Fast Charge

Specifications Highlights
Product Namenova 8nova 9
ProductHuawei nova 8 (2020)Huawei nova 9 (2021)
Display6.57" 2340x1080 P-OLED 6.57" 2340x1080 P-OLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 64-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 8-MP f/2.4
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
  • 50-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 8-MP f/2.2
  • 2-MP f/2.4 +Bokeh Sensor
  • 2-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 32-MP f/2
  • 32-MP f/2
Computing
  • Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 778 SoC
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3800 mAh4300 mAh, Huawei Super Fast Charge
DesignIP Rating, 169g (6oz), 74.1x160.12x7.64 mm (2.92 x 6.30 x 0.30 inches)IP Rating, 175g (6.2oz), 73.7x160x7.77 mm (2.90 x 6.30 x 0.31 inches)
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Display
Product Namenova 8nova 9
TypeP-OLEDP-OLED
Diagonal (inches)6.57"6.57"
Display/Body Ratio89.3%89.9%
Resolution2340x10802340x1080
Sharpness (PPI)392 PPI392 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth30 bit (1,073,741,824 Colors)30 bit (1,073,741,824 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product Namenova 8nova 9
Megapixel64-MP50-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.9
Sensor SizeLargeLarge
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Quad Bayer
Battery
Product Namenova 8nova 9
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3800 mAh4300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Fast-Charge ProtocolHuawei Super Fast Charge
Computing
Product Namenova 8nova 9
Processor BrandHiSiliconQualcomm
Processor NameHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985Snapdragon 778
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.58 GHz2.4 GHz
RAM Options8GB8GB
Internal Storage Options128GB/256GB128GB/256GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 11
Communications
Product Namenova 8nova 9
LTE Bands1, 18, 19, 2, 26, 3, 34, 38, 39, 4, 40, 41, 5, 7, 81, 18, 19, 2, 26, 3, 34, 38, 39, 4, 40, 41, 5, 8
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • 5G NSA
  • 5G SA
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
Product Namenova 8nova 9
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Sim Card 1
Product Namenova 8nova 9
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSDNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia
Product Namenova 8nova 9
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • Loudspeaker
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Galileo
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Galileo

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