Huawei debuted the Huawei nova and the Huawei nova plus, the first smartphones in a new series the company is launching, featuring a multi-curve design, camera advances for more vivid photography and performance updates for enhanced usability.
The design draws inspiration from curves found in modern architecture with its curved metallic back polished by an advanced sandblasting process and hairline finishing.
Huawei nova promises an outstanding photography experience with speed, depth and clarity and the 12MP rear camera delivers fantastic photography even in low-light. The Huawei nova’s 12 megapixel rear camera with 1.25 μm larger pixel sports an enhanced wide-aperture lens and imaging sensor allowing it to capture photos in low-light conditions, while the Huawei nova plus features a 16 megapixel rear camera with image stabilisation, enabling it to capture more light for sharper, clear and richly refined photos in any environment. In addition, the Huawei nova series supports fast autofocus for amazing accuracy, helping consumers capture wonderful moments in their life.
Both devices comes with an 8MP front camera.
On top of that the new series comes with full HD screens, sporting the biggest screen to body ratio in the segment.
Huawei says the nova series features a battery lifespan of up to two days. The Huawei nova series is powered by the Snapdragon 625 processor, which uses advanced 14nm technology to increase performance and reduce power consumption. The Huawei nova’s 3020 mAh battery with Smart Power 4.0 can power longer sessions for users to easily navigate between different apps. The Huawei nova plus’s 3340 mAh battery delivers an even longer battery life, allowing users to capture thousands of shots on a single charge.
These new devices also comes with the Huawei 3D fingerprint sensor, supporting faster and more accurate unlocking for improved security and convenience. The fingerprint sensor can be further personalised to control many of the phone's functions, including photography and menus.
Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, commented: "Our designers have created beautiful devices that meet the needs of our increasingly demanding lifestyles. nova and nova plus deliver much more than customers might expect, but exactly what they deserve. These handsets will allow users to burn more brightly, to get the most out of each day and to enhance their lives with the best specifications and functionalities in the segment."
The Huawei nova, with 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM, will be available in October in over 50 countries and regions, including Germany, Austria, France and Spain before being offered in additional markets. The Huawei nova plus, with 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM, will initially be available in October in over 50 markets, including Spain, Italy and Canada, before being offered in additional markets.
Huawei also announced new colour options for its Huawei P9 dual-camera smartphone co-engineered with Leica AG. Inspired by the bold colors found in 1960’s pop art, the P9 is available in two new finishes, Red and Blue.