Huawei Nova 2 Specs and Price

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Flaunting an attractive chic design, Huawei Nova 2 is a device for photography enthusiasts. It combines dual rear cameras with a jaw-dropping selfie shooter and looks well set up for solid performance.

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Huawei Nova 2 Key Specs & Features

  • 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (443 ppi)
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 CPU with 4GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), EMUI 5.1
  • 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 12MP + 8MP Dual Rear Camera and 20MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • 2950 mAh Li-Po Battery

Huawei Nova 2 Smartphone

Design and Display

The Huawei Nova 2 smartphone shows off a svelte, lightweight design. It measures just 6.9 millimetres in thickness and weighs 143 grams. The build looks reliable with a CNC machined metallic chassis.

Huawei Nova 2 sports a regular size 5-inch LTPS IPS display with Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. That’s a very high pixel density of over 440 ppi you are looking at there. So expect great visuals. The touchscreen has a curvy touch with 2.5D glass in the mix.


The Huawei Nova 2 looks to rival devices such as the OnePlus 5 and the Honor 9 in terms of camera. You get a 12MP and 8MP combo on the rear working together to serve up awesome shots. The device offers phase detection autofocus and records Full HD videos. You should be well served with the humongous 20MP front shooter if you are a selfie fan.

Hardware and Software

Armed with an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 chipset, the Huawei Nova 2 promises robust performance. The CPU, which runs at speeds up to 2.36 GHz, gets backing from 4GB RAM and a Mali-T830 GPU. Built-in storage is ample at 64 GB.

You can extend this by another 256 GB via the microSD card slot. The phone runs Huawei’s own EMUI 5.1 software based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Other Specs and Features

The dual-SIM Huawei Nova 2 promises superb sound when watching movies, listening to music or playing games. Huawei says its Histen sound algorithm facilitates immersive 3D stereo sound. An AK4376a Hi-Fi tech further boosts audio performance.

A 2,950mAh Li-Po battery provides power to get things running. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back for added protection. You also get a USB Type port amongst connectivity features.

Pricing and availability

Huawei Nova 2 is not yet available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, Huawei Nova 2 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 105,000 Naira to 150,000 Naira depending on your location.

Huawei Nova 2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Huawei Nova 2:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), Emotion UI 5.1
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.36GHz quad-core & 1.7GHz quad-core (HiSilicon Kirin 659)
  • GPU: Mali-T830 MP2
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, Rose Gold
  • Dimension: 142.2 x 68.9 x 6.9 mm
  • Weight: 143 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual-SIM


  • Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (443ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 8MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, PDAF Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 20MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage (requires SIM2)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C (USB 2.0)


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2950 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-Removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Huawei Nova 2 Specs and Price was written by NaijaTechGuide Team. The article was last modified: October 28th, 2020
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