Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

Huawei Nova – a new line in the middle price segment of devices. More precisely, in the company referred to as flagships for half the price, but, in fact, need to understand that the majority of the parameters and the Nova, and Nova Plus – is a strong middle segment. Yes, very solid and high quality, but still not at the level of the flagships. Now there are two devices – Huawei Nova with a screen 5 ” and Huawei Nova Plus screen with 5.5 ”. Apart from the difference in the diagonal displays, cell phones are different designs and some other parameters, briefly tell you about each.

Features Huawei Nova

  • Operating System: Android 6, EMUI 4.1
  • Network: GSM / EDGE, UMTS / HSDPA, LTE (two SIM-cards)
  • Display: IPS LCD, diagonal 5 “, the resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (FullHD), ppi 441
  • Platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Processor eight core, 64-bit, the Cortex-A53 at up to 2 GHz (two clusters on 4 cores)
  • Graphics: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Memory storage: 32 GB
  • Slot for memory card: yes, microSD (combined with the SIM2 slot)
  • The main camera is 12 megapixels, pixel size 1.25 um, phase detection autofocus, dual LED flash
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Interfaces: Wi-Fi Dual-Band, Bluetooth 4.0 (A2DP, LE), connector USB Type-C for charging / synchronization, 3.5 mm jack for headset / headphone
  • Navigation: GPS (support A-GPS), GLONASS
  • Optional: a fingerprint reader, accelerometer, light sensor, proximity sensor
  • Battery: 3020 mAh
  • Dimensions: 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm
  • Weight: 146 grams

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

All you need to know about Huawei Nova, – this is a good, nice machine, to whatever side you look. Design? Due to a combination of metal and glass, smooth bends, precise materials processing device turned out great. Plus, it is recognized by Huawei Nexus 6P by addressing the main chamber, decorated in a plastic cover. As a result, carp is simply not happening, hull shape and dimensions – different materials – successful, the frame around the screen, even made quite frankly, the black fields are minimal.

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

Smartphone lies perfectly in the hand, it is easy to hold and use in one hand. fingerprint scanner on the back not only can recognize the touch of fingers, but also acts as a touch pad to perform other actions, such as shooting at the touch of the front camera, for example. The very front-facing camera is not bad, it was given to the presentation of a lot of time (about 20 minutes). I made a couple of shots on Huawei Nova Plus (he has the same front facing camera with Nova) and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, can be compared.

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

The characteristics, as I have said, Huawei Nova – a strong middle segment. Diagonal 5 ” and the resolution FullHD put the smartphone into a separate category, yet we used to, that the devices with screens up to 5 ” ‘generally belong to the class “budget”, and if it is the flagship or something close, then the screen will be 5.1’ ‘ and higher. Platform – the Snapdragon 625, has combined a slot for a memory card, capacious battery to 3020 mAh, which is for the screen with a diagonal very well.

Features Huawei Nova Plus

  • Materials used: metal, plastic, glass
  • Operating System: Android 6, EMUI 4.1
  • Network: GSM / EDGE, UMTS / HSDPA, LTE (two SIM-cards)
  • Display: IPS LCD, a diagonal of 5.5 “, the resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (FullHD), ppi 401
  • Platform: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Processor eight core, 64-bit, the Cortex-A53 at up to 2 GHz (two clusters on 4 cores)
  • Graphics: Adreno 506
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Memory storage: 32 GB
  • Slot for memory card: yes, microSD (combined with the SIM2 slot)
  • Main camera: 16 megapixels, phase detection autofocus, dual LED flash, optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Interfaces: Wi-Fi Dual-Band, Bluetooth 4.0 (A2DP, LE), connector USB Type-C for charging / synchronization, 3.5 mm jack for headset / headphone
  • Navigation: GPS (support A-GPS), GLONASS
  • Optional: a fingerprint reader, accelerometer, light sensor, proximity sensor
  • Battery: 3340 mAh
  • Dimensions: 151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 160 grams

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

The first difference between Huawei Nova Plus and ordinary Nova – screen size and design. Yes, despite the fact that the devices are from the same series, they are different in appearance. In Nova Plus there is a plastic insert around the main camera, and the camera module itself is configured differently. Here he stands a little above the body. In size larger than Nova Plus, of course, still here 5.5 ” screen. The resolution, by the way, is the same, FullHD.

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

Differences in characteristics also have in Nova Plus set 16 megapixel camera with optical stabilization and more capacious battery.

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016

Overall, if I were asked which of the company’s new smart phones more interesting, I would call simple Huawei Nova, oddly enough. The fact is that in the middle and the top-end segments of many devices with a screen diagonal of 5.5 ” (well, with a 5.2 ” and above), literally dominance. And a neat, compact smartphone with a five-inch FullHD-screen stands out against the background. A Huawei Nova was even and beautiful, and user-friendly in terms of housing shapes and materials, that is just great for those who need a relatively powerful and with good parameters smartphone, but not a “shovel”.

Price Huawei Nova and Huawei Nova Plus

In Europe, Huawei Nova will cost 400 euros, Huawei Nova Plus – 430 euros.

Review Huawei Nova and Nova Plus at IFA 2016 was last modified: September 2nd, 2016 by Tomas Shellby