Instruction Manual | Huawei Nova 8 | Nova 8 Pro 5G

Review Huawei Nova 8 | Nova 8 Pro 5G – As the name implies, Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro are the top models with more powerful specifications than Nova 8 SE. Both also come as successors to Nova 7 and Nova 7 Pro, which the company inaugurated in April.

Both the Huawei Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro share most of the same specs. For example the Kirin 985 as the hardware.

Nova 8 Pro 5G

The Kirin 985 is the flagship chipset, although it is placed under the Kirin 990. It is built on a 7nm process which offers 2.58GHz performance and is equipped with a 5G modem to support dual-mode 5G connectivity.

Meanwhile, to help the Kirin 985 processor work more optimally, the Huawei Nova 8 duo has pinned up to 8GB of RAM and a choice of native storage between 128GB or 256GB.

If you’re asking about the differences between Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro, then the answer lies in the design sector. Even though they both use OLED panels and pack a punch-hole design, the appearance of the two is completely different.

On the Huawei Nova 8, there is a 6.57-inch diagonal screen that offers a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels with a 90Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. This phone features a punch-hole design that is placed in the center of the screen.

On the other hand, the Huawei Nova 8 Pro looks more premium with an 80 degree curved screen on both sides and a slightly larger 6.72 inches which yields a resolution of 1236 x 2676 pixels. The refresh rate has also been increased to 120Hz and the touch sampling rate to 300Hz.

Nova 8 Pro also carries a perforated screen design. However, the punch hole in this smartphone is bigger which looks like a pill to accommodate two selfie cameras, and it is placed in the top left corner.

However, both of them both support 10-bit color depth along with the DCI-P3 color gamut and don’t miss out, there is a fingerprint sensor pressed under the screen to unlock the device more easily and quickly.

Moving on to photography, the Nova 8 and Nova 8 Pro carry a rear quad-camera system packed in a unique looking oval-shaped camera module and that’s in line with what we’ve found in leaks so far.

The four cameras consist of a 64 megapixel main camera which is further combined with an 8 megapixel ultrawide camera (FOV 120 degrees). There is also a 2 megapixel macro camera and finally a 2 megapixel depth sensor.

As for taking selfies or video calls, the Huawei Nova 8 gets a 32 megapixel camera. Meanwhile, Nova 8 Pro gets an additional 16-megapixel portrait camera in addition to the 32-megapixel main camera.

Completing the specifications, we get dual-SIM support, 5G connectivity, NFC and Huawei Histen. The Nova 8 is equipped with Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS, while the Nova 8 Pro carries Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and dual-frequency GPS.

Meanwhile, to make it usable all day long, the smartphone running EMUI 11 based on the Android 10 OS is powered by a 3,800 mAh capacity battery. That belongs to Nova 8, while Nova 8 pro receives a bigger 4,000 mAh battery.

But both are equipped with 66W SuperCharge technology like the flagship Mate 40 Pro which only takes 35 minutes to make the battery 100% fully charged via USB Type-C.

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