Right on cue, Huawei launched its nova 8 collection in China with a vanilla nova 8 and nova 8 Pro. Both provide excessive refresh fee screens, Kirin 985 chipsets and quad 64MP cameras alongside 66W wired charging and 5G connectivity.
Huawei nova 8
The nova 8 brings a 90Hz curved 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED display screen with a centered punch gap cutout for its 32MP selfie cam. There’s a fingerprint scanner tucked beneath the panel too whereas the speaker grill cutout is a part of the highest body.
We have an elliptical digicam island across the again with a 64MP major sensor alongside an 8MP ultrawide snapper and two 2MP sensors for macro pictures and depth information. The telephone is powered by the Kirin 985 which debuted on the Honor 30 again in April. It’s joined by 8GB RAM and 128/256GB storage.
The software program entrance is roofed by Android 10 with EMUI 11 and Huawei’s HMS system. The battery is available in at 3,800 mAh and helps with 66W wired quick charging.
The nova 8 is out there in silver, purple, inexperienced and black colours. It prices for CNY 3,299 ($505) in its 8/128GB trim whereas the 8/256GB variant goes for CNY 3,699 ($565). Huawei is already taking orders whereas official gross sales open on December 30. International availability was not detailed at this level.
Huawei nova 8 Pro
The nova 8 Pro comes with a bigger 6.72-inch OLED with FHD+ decision and bumps the refresh fee to 120Hz. Its panel can be curved and boasts 10bit coloration output which ought to translate into deeper and extra saturated colours. There’s a major 16MP selfie snapper within the pill-shaped cutout joined by a 32MP ultrawide module. The fingerprint scanner nonetheless resides beneath the display screen.
Around the again, the quad digicam setup is carried over from the nova 8. You do get a barely bigger 4,000 mAh battery and the identical 66W quick charging. No change on the software program facet – it’s nonetheless EMUI 11 on high of Android 10 with Huawei’s HMS app ecosystem.
The nova 8 Pro is available in the identical shades because the vanilla nova 8. Retail is about at CNY 3,999 ($611) for the 8/128GB model whereas the one with 256GB storage goes for CNY 4,399 ($672). Sales tip-off on December 30.