• 5" (1920x1080) IPS LCD
  • 3GB
    MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3020 mAh

The Huawei Nova phone has a 5-inch (1920x1080) IPS LCD screen, a 12MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3020 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductHuawei Nova (2016)
Display5" 1920x1080 IPS LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
Computing
  • MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3020 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 146g (5.2oz), 141.2x69.1x7.1 mm (5.56 x 2.72 x 0.28 inches)
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Display
TypeIPS LCD
Diagonal (inches)5"
Display/Body Ratio70.6%
Resolution1920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel12-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3020 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8953 Snapdragon 625
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Communications
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Huawei Nova Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Huawei Nova was retailing at around $-1 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Huawei Nova is not water-resistant as we do not find an IP-Rating.
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No, the Huawei Nova does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track USA data.
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No, the Huawei Nova resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K.
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No, Huawei Nova does not feature Wireless Charging.
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No, the Huawei Nova does not support Qi Wireless Charging.
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No, the Huawei Nova does not seem to work on 4G-LTE networks.
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No, the Huawei Nova is not a 5G smartphone.
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Yes, the Huawei Nova has a USB Type C port.
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No, the Huawei Nova does not have a removable battery.

Huawei Nova Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better