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Huawei Nova 8 (2021) review

Android OS v11.0
HiSilicon Kirin 820E 5G
Mali-G57 MP6
8 GB / 128 GB
6.57 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP, 9216 x 6912 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Nova 8 smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Nova 8 phone with 6.57 inches display, HiSilicon Kirin 820E 5G chipset, 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Nova 8 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 3800 mAh, non-removable battery.

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Huawei Nova 8 specifications

BrandHuawei
NameNova 8
ModelANG-L02B
Release date2021

Body

The weight of Huawei Nova 8 is about 5.96 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.3 x 2.92 x 0.3 inches).

Weight5.96 oz
Dimensions6.3 x 2.92 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblush gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Nova 8 comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCHiSilicon Kirin 820E 5G
CPUHexa-core, Triple-core 2.22 GHz Cortex-A76, Triple-core 1.84 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G57 MP6

Display

The size of Nova 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.57 inches OLED display of Huawei Nova 8 with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.57 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Nova 8 (8 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM8 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Nova 8 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 camera32 MP
Main camera64 + 8 + 2 + 2 MP, 9216 x 6912 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. 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 8 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Nova 8 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
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3800 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 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3800 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 8 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 comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Nova 8 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, gravity, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging
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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 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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