Huawei Nova 6 / Nova 6 5G smartphones are now official

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Huawei as expected, has officially announced its two new Nova Series flagships called Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G. The specs revealed are at par with previous leaks.

Both of them similarities in terms of specifications. These come with Dual Nano SIM slots and boots on EMUI 10.0.1 which is based on Android 10. There is a fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking.

The Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G feature in 6.57-inch LTPS LCD 20:9 aspect ratio display with FHD+ resolution. They come with octa-core Kirin 990 SoC with 5G variant housing Balong 5000 modem for 5G connectivity.

These come with dual heat pipes which are liquid-cooled for better heat-dissipation. Its multi-layered heat dissipation design quickly improves the heat dissipation efficiency, keeps the body “cool”, and guarantees the efficient operation of the mobile phone.

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The Nova 6 comes with 8GB RAM, 128GB ROM and 4100mAh typical battery. The Huawei Nova 6 5G on other hand houses 8GB RAM and comes in 128GB / 256GB storage options. It has a slightly larger 4200mAh battery capacity.

In terms of optics, there are 32MP and 8MP dual selfie cameras placed inside punch hole. At the back side is combination of 40MP + 8MP (telephoto) + 8MP (wide-angle) shooters and LED Flash.

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Huawei Nova 6 and Nova 6 5G specifications

  • Dimensions / Weight:
    • Nova 6: 162.6 x 75.7 x 8.56 mm / 197 grams
    • Nova 6 5G: 162.7 x 75.8 x 8.98 mm / 212 grams
  • SIM: Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Operating System: Android 10 based EMUI 10.0.1
  • Biometrics: fingerprint sensor
  • Display: 6.57-inch LTPS LCD display with 2400 x 1080 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio, 96% (typ) NTSC color gamut, multi-touch support
  • Chipset: Octa-core (2.86GHz A76 x 2 + 2.09GHz A76 x 2 + 1.86GHz A55 x 4) Huawei Kirin 990 processor (Balong 5000 5G modem in Nova 6 5G), Mali-G76 GPU and Large Core NPU + micro core NPU
  • RAM and Storage:
    • Nova 6: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage (non expandable)
    • Nova 6 5G: 8GB RAM + 128GB / 256GB storage (non expandable)
  • Front camera: 32MP (F/2.0, FF in Nova 6 / AF in Nova 6 5G) + 8MP (105-degree Ultra-Wide Angle, F/2.2)
  • Rear cameras: Triple rear cameras with LED Flash. Supports 3X optical zoom, 5X hybrid zoom and 30X digital zoom. Focal length of lens are 17mm, 27mm and 8mm respectively. 4K video recording support
    • 40MP (1/1.7-inch ultra-large photosensitive Ultra Sensitive camera, F/1.8, AF)
    • 8MP (Telephoto, F/2.4, OIS, AF)
    • 8MP (Ultra Wide angle, F/2.4, FF)
  • Battery: Supports maximum 40W (10V/4A) (charges 70% in 30 mins) super fast charge (compatible with 4.5V/5A or 5V/4.5A super charge, 9V/2A)
    • Nova 6: 4100mAh (typical) / 4000mAh (minimum)
    • Nova 6 5G: 4200 mAh (typical) / 4100 mAh (minimum)
  • Connectivity: 5G (Nova 6 5G), Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (wave2), MIMO, VHT160, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V5.1, GPS (L1+L5) / A-GPS / GLONASS / BeiDou / Galileo (E1 + E5a) / QZSS (L1 + L5), USB Type-C, NFC
  • Sensors: Ambient Light, Proximity, Gyroscope, Compass, Gravity, Camera Laser Focus

The Huawei Nova 6 price is 3199 (US$ 455 approx.) while the Huawei Nova 6 128GB variant costs 3799 Yuan (US$ 540 approx.) and 256GB variant price is 4199 Yuan (US$ 595 approx.). Pre-orders start today and selling will commence from December 12th.

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