Huawei has just announced its new premium mid-range smartphones, the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus in China. The Huawei Nova 2 features a 5-inch 1080p display and is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 chipset along with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

In terms of optics, the Huawei Nova 2 has a combination of 12MP+8MP dual rear cameras and a 20MP front-facing camera. It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and comes with AK4376A Hi-Fi audio chip for 3D surround sound experience.

The device packs a 2950mAh battery and runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. Connectivity options includes Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C & GPS.

Huawei Nova 2 specifications

Huawei Nova 2 Specifications:

  • Display: 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS 2.5D Curved Glass Display
  • Processor: Octa-core Kirin 659 (4 x Cortex A53 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.7GHz) processor, Mali-T830 MP2 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Camera: 12MP Rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, 1.25µm pixel size, 8MP secondary camera and a 20MP Front camera
  • OS: EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Battery: 2950mAh battery
  • Connectivity: Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, GPS
  • Dimensions: 142.2×68.9×6.9 mm and weighs 143 grams

Coming to the larger Huawei Nova 2 Plus, the smartphone a similar design and specifications, except for a 5.5-inch Full HD Display, 3340mAh battery and a whopping 128GB internal storage.

Huawei Nova 2 Plus specifications

Huawei Nova 2 Plus Specifications:

  • Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD LTPS 2.5D Curved Glass Display
  • Processor: Octa-core Kirin 659 (4 x Cortex A53 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.7GHz) processor, Mali-T830 MP2 GPU
  • RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM, 128GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Camera: 12MP Rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, 1.25µm pixel size, 8MP secondary camera and a 20MP Front camera
  • OS: EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Battery: 3340mAh battery
  • Connectivity: Hybrid Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, GPS
  • Dimensions: 153.9×74.9×6.9 mm and weighs 169 grams

Both the smartphones comes in Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Gold, Obsidian Black & Rose Gold colour options and will be available through Vmall.com in China. The Huawei Nova 2 has been priced at CNY 2,499 ($364 / Rs. 23,500 approx) and the Huawei Nova 2 Plus has been priced at CNY 2,899 ($423 / Rs. 27,275 approx).