• Product Type: Smartphone | Manufacturer: Huawei | Price: £429.99 | Where to buy: John Lewis | 

    The Huawei Nova ticks all the right boxes for design, but what about the performance?

    Chinese smartphone giant Huawei continues to expand their smartphone range with more and more handsets. The Nova series is their newest line and has its sights firmly placed on the mid-range, with solid design and some decent hardware inside. On paper, it’s not quite as powerful versus the competition and noticeably more expensive. Does the Huawei Nova have enough of a USP to make it stand out against the competition? Let’s find out…

    Technical Details

    OS Android Marshmallow 6.0.1

    Processor Snapdragon 625

    Screen 5-inches

    Resolution 1920 x 1080 (440 PPI)

    Memory 3 GB RAM

    Storage 32GB

    Micro SD compatible Yes, up to 256GB (second SIM slot)

    Rear camera 12MP

    Front camera 8MP

    Video 4K

    Connectivity Bluetooth, 3G, 4G LTE, NFC

    Dimensions 141 x 69 x 7.1mm

    Weight 146g

    Battery 3,020 mAh

    Huawei Nova
    • Design
    • Features
    • Performance
    • Usability
    • Innovation
    • Value

    Pros and Cons

    + Strong metal design
    + Decent performance

    – More expensive than competition

    Thomas Wellburn

    Deputy Editor at What Mobile
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