Chinese Smartphone maker, Huawei announces their latest Smartphone series at an event in China, it is the nova 6, nova 6 SE, and nova 6 5G mobile phones with punch-hole displays.
We have actively seen the nova 6 lineup series teasers on Weibo for a couple of a few weeks now, but today, Huawei has finally launched the family in China.
Huawei has launched the Huawei Nova 6, Huawei Nova 6 5G and the Huawei Nova 6 SE for the Chinese market. While the nova 6 SE looks more like a mid-range smartphone.
HUAWEI nova 6 and nova 6 5G Specs
*. Display: 6.57-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC color gamut
*. Colors: Black, Blue, Violet, and Red colors options
*. Design: Glass back panel
*. Dimensions: 162.6 x 75.7 x 8.56mm
*. Weight: 197g
– Back cameras: 40MP RYYB camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8MP f/2.4 aperture 120° ultra wide-angle lens, 8MP telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture AF OIS, 3x optical zoom
– Front camera: 32MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 8MP secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture, 105° ultra wide-angle lens
*. Processor: HUAWEI Kirin 990 processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, + Balong 5000 modem for 5G version
*. RAM: 8GB RAM
*. Storage: 128GB (nova 6 SE expandable) / 256GB (5G version) storage
*. OS: Android 10 with EMUI EMUI 10.0.1
*. SIM: Dual SIM
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (side-mounted)
*. USB Type-C Audio
*. Network and connectivity: 5G SA/NSA (Optional), Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1+L5 dual frequency), NFC, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4100mAh for 4G (nova 6) / 4200mAh for 5G (nova 66 5G) with 40W super Fast charging
All the phones run on Android 10 with EMUI EMUI 10.0.1 out of the box with 8GB of RAM, 128GB / 256GB storage while the nova 6 SE comes with 128GB only, expandable memory up to 256GB with Huawei NM memory card.
The three phones also pack a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, which is shifted from the in-display on Huawei nova 5 series, and a gradient glass back panel design. Which makes these mobile phones striking beautiful.
While the HUAWEI nova 6 and nova 6 5G comes with a 6.57-inch (2400 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 96% NTSC color gamut and dual selfie camera in its hole-punch design.
But the nova 6 SE comes with a 6.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) Full HD+ IPS display, DCI-P3 wide color gamut. There is a single hole-punch with a single selfie camera lens.
The Huawei nova 6 SE arrives with a QUAD rear camera setup, which consists of the main 48-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, 2-megapixel camera for macro and another 2-megapixel camera for depth sensing in portrait shots.
And a single 16-megapixels front camera with f/2.0 aperture. It weighs 183g and supports Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C as its network and connectivity features as the nova 6.
On the other hand, the nova 6 and nova 6 5G comes with a triple rear camera lens, the 40MP RYYB camera with f/1.8 aperture, 8-megapixels f/2.4 aperture 120° ultra-wide-angle lens, 8-megapixels telephoto camera with f/2.4 aperture AF OIS, 3x optical zoom.
While the front hole-punch design packs a dual selfie snapper, which includes a 32-megapixels with f/2.0 aperture, 8-megapixels secondary camera with f/2.2 aperture, 105° ultra-wide-angle lens.
They both phones weigh 197g, while the nova 6 5G comes with 5G SA/NSA but both come with WiFi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1+L5 dual frequency), NFC, USB Type-C.
Nova 6 and its 5G variant are powered by HUAWEI Kirin 990 processor with ARM Mali-G76MP16 GPU, Big Core + Tiny Core NPUs + Balong 5000 modem for the 5G version.
HUAWEI nova 6 SE specs
*. Display: 6.4-inch 2340 × 1080 pixels Full HD+ IPS display, DCI-P3 wide color gamut
*. Dimensions: 159.2 x 76.3 x 8.7mm
*. Weight: 183g
*. Colors: Black, Pink and Green colors options
– Back cameras: 48-megapixels rear camera with Sony IMX586 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 8-megapixels Ultra Wide Angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, 2-megapixels camera for macro and 2-megapixels for depth sensing with f/2.4 aperture
– Front cameras: 16-megapixels front camera with f/2.0 aperture
*. Processor: Octa-Core Kirin 810 7nm processor with ARM Mali-G52 MP6 GPU
*. RAM: 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
*. Storage: 128GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with Huawei NM memory card
*. OS: Android 10 with EMUI 10.0.1
*. SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / NM card)
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (side-mounted)
*. Network and connectivity; Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C
*. Battery: 4200mAh battery capacity with 40W HUAWEI Super fast charging
But the nova 6 SE is powered by an Octa-Core Kirin 810 7nm processor with ARM Mali-G52 MP6 GPU and comes in Black, Pink and Green colors while the nova 6 and nova 6 5G come in Black, Blue, Violet, and Red colors options.
Huawei nova 6 SE and nova 6 are fueled by a 4200mAh battery capacity, but the Nova 6 comes with 4100mAh battery with 40W super Fast charging support.
The HUAWEI nova 6 4G version is priced at 3199 yuan ($454) and the nova 6 5G version costs 3799 yuan ($539) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage version.
While the nova 6 5G 8GB RAM with 256GB storage version is priced at 4199 yuan ($596). You can start purchasing the phone from December 12th in China, but the pre-order has already begun.
The nova 6 SE in its single variants, 8GB LPDDR4x RAM, 128GB storage costs 2199 yuan ($312) and will go on sale from December 25th in China and will be available for order from 18th December 2019.