Huawei on Monday announced its latest phone via Nova 4. The Phone was unveiled in its hometown via in China. The new smartphone features a display hole for the front camera. However, the Huawei Nova 4 highlights include its gradient colour design, as well as the 48-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX586 sensor that’s part of a triple rear camera setup.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Huawei Nova 4 runs EMUI 9.0.1 based on Android 9.0 Pie, and sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2310 pixels) display with a 19.25:9 aspect ratio, and support for 96 percent NTSC colour gamut. It has a 86.3 percent screen-to-body ratio. The Smartphone runs on the octa-core HiSIlicon Kirin 970 SoC, which features four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. The SoC is coupled with the 8GB of RAM.
The Huawei Nova 4 bears a triple rear camera setup, Also, it comes in two variants – one with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture), and another with a 20-megapixel primary sensor. Apart from the primary sensor, the triple rear camera setup consists of a 16-megapixel 117-degree ultra-wide angle camera with an f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The setup is accompanied by a single LED flash. The company claims EIS, 4K video support, AI beauty, 3D Qmoji, PDAF, and contrast focus on the rear camera.
For the front, the Huawei Nova 4 sports display hole (4.5mm wide), a 25-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, with EIS functionality. The earpiece is contained on the top-edge, and is just 0.85mm wide. There is 128GB of inbuilt storage on the smartphone, not expandable via microSD card.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor. It bears a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel, as well as face unlock features. The phone is powered with a 3,750mAh battery.
- Display: 6.40-inch
- Processor: 2.36GHz octa-core
- Front Camera: 25-megapixel
- Resolution: 1080×2310 pixels
- RAM: 8GB
- OS: Android 9.0
- Storage: 128GB
- Rear Camera: 48-megapixel + 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
- Battery Capacity: 3750mAh
Huawei Nova 4 Full Specifications
Release date: December 2018
Form factor: Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm): 157.00 x 75.10 x 7.77
Weight (g): 172.00
Battery capacity (mAh): 3750
Colours: Black, Blue, Red, White
Screen size (inches): 6.40
Resolution: 1080×2310 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI): 398
Processor: 2.36GHz octa-core (4×2.36GHz + 4×1.8GHz)
Processor make: HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC
Internal storage: 128GB
Expandable storage: No
Rear camera: 48-megapixel (f/1.8) + 16-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear flash: LED
Front camera: 25-megapixel (f/2.0)
Operating system: Android 9.0
Skin: EMUI 9.0.1
Bluetooth: Yes, v 4.20
USB Type-C: Yes
Number of SIMs: 2
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
4G/ LTE: Yes
Face unlock: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Huawei Nova 4 Price and Availability
The Huawei Nova 4 price has been set at CNY 3,399 (roughly N180,000) for the 48-megapixel rear camera variant, and CNY 3,099 (roughly N160,000) for the 20-megapixel variant. They are up for for pre-orders via Huawei’s Vmall e-commerce site, and will go on sale on December 27.