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Huawei Nova 3 (2018) review

Android OS v8.1 (Oreo)
HiSilicon Kirin 970
Mali-G72 MP12
6 GB / 64 GB
6.3 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
16 + 24 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 3 smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Nova 3 phone with 6.3 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Nova 3 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.3 inches phone comes with a high resolution IPS display (1080 x 2340 px).

Huawei Nova 3 specifications

BrandHuawei
NameNova 3
ModelNOVA3
Release date2018

Body

The weight of Huawei Nova 3 is about 5.86 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.18 x 2.9 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.86 oz
Dimensions6.18 x 2.9 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold, purple
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Nova 3 comes with Android OS v8.1 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.1 (Oreo)
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 970
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2.36 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 1.84 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-G72 MP12

Display

The size of Nova 3 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.3 inches phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 6.3 inches IPS display of Huawei Nova 3 with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size6.3 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Nova 3 (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Nova 3 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera24 + 2 MP
Main camera16 + 24 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 3 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Nova 3 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Nova 3 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3750 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Nova 3 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Nova 3 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Nova 3 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, GPU Turbo

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Nova 3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Huawei Nova 3 pictures

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