Huawei today launched two new premium mid-range smartphones, the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Pro, in China, and the primary difference between the two is the display size.
Both of these handsets have extremely slim (6.9mm) metal unibody design with trending U-shaped antenna bands, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, 2.5D glass on the front, and dual rear cameras.
The Huawei Nova 2 is the compact one with a 5-inch full HD display and Nova Pro has a 5.5-inch screen with the same resolution. Both phones are powered by Kirin 659 octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and run Android Nougat based EMUI 5.1 OS out of the box.
There is a 12MP + 8MP camera combination on the rear and a 20MP selfie camera on the front. Other features include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS / Glonass, USB Type-C, hybrid dual SIM slot, 3.5 mm audio jack and AK4376 audio chip audio chip.
The Huawei Nova 2 Plus comes with 128GB internal storage and has a 3340mAh battery. The Nova 2, on the other hand, has 64GB native storage and a slightly smaller 2950mAh battery.
Both phones will be available in an interesting set of color options: Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Gold, Obsidian Black and Rose Gold colors. The Nova 2 is priced at 2499 yuan (Roughly Rs. 23510) and the Nova 2 Plus is priced at 2899 yuan (Roughly Rs. 27275 approx.).
Both the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus are available for pre-order and will hit retail shelves starting June 16, 2017.
Key Specifications of Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus:
|Model||Huawei Nova 2||Huawei Nova 2 Plus|
|Display||5 inch full HD LTPS 2.5d curved display||5 inch full HD LTPS 2.5d curved display|
|Processor||2.36 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor||2.36 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor|
|Camera||12 MP rear and 20 MP front camera||12 MP rear and 20 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||142.2×68.9×6.9mm and 143 grams||153.9×74.9×6.9mm and 169 grams|
|Dual SIM||(Yes) Hybrid dual SIM||(Yes) Hybrid dual SIM|
|Price||2499 CNY||2899 CNY|