Huawei unveiled their all-new Huawei Nova 2s, the company’s latest smartphone in the Nova series in China. The Nova 2s comes with a bezel-less display, metallic design and a glass back. There is still a home screen physical button placed below the display, even though it packs an 18:9 display.
The Huawei Nova 2s boasts a 6-inch FHD+ LTPS display with a screen resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. There is a 2.5D curved glass atop the display. Under, the hood, the smartphone packs an octa-core Kirin 960 SoC with IntelliSense i6 sensor hub.
The highlight of the Nova 2s is the quad camera setup with dual front and dual rear cameras. It has a 16MP RGB camera along with a 20MP monochrome sensor with f/1.8 aperture, PDAF, LED flash, 4K video recording. Up front, is a dual selfie camera, with a 20MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 2MP secondary camera with LED flash.The front camera too supports bokeh effect and comes with face recognition.
This is not the first Huawei smartphone to feature four cameras as the Honor 9i in the past arrived with two cameras on the front and back. However, the Nova 2s features much better setup than the Honor 9i.
Other than that there is rear facing fingerprint sensor, a 3.55mm headphone jack and a Hi-Fi audio chip on board. The device includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type C port, hybrid dual SIM support for connectivity options. A 3300mAh battery powers the device, and it runs Android 8.0 Oreo topped with EMUI 8.0 out of the box.
Huawei Nova 2s Pricing
The Huawei Nova 2s with the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version is priced at 2699 yuan (Rs. 26,350 approx.) and the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs 2999 yuan (Rs. 29,265 approx.). There is also a special Yixing Zhang customised 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version which costs 3399 yuan (Rs. 33,165 approx). The Nova 2s comes in Black, Gray, Red, Rose Gold and Blue colours options
The Huawei Nova 2s may not come to the Indian market anytime soon.
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