The Huawei Nova 6 5G features top of the line 5G internet connectivity while offering similar features of the Nova 6. The Huawei Nova 6 5G features the same chassis design, camera hardware as its less premium sibling. In this article, we explore the Huawei Nova 6 5G specs and price.
Where to Buy Huawei Nova 6 5G
Huawei Nova 6 5G Key Specs & Features
- 6.57-inch LTPS IPS LCD Display, 1440 x 3040 pixels (401 ppi)
- Android 10, EMUI 10
- 8GB RAM
- Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 990
- 128GB Built-in Storage, up to 512GB Memory Card
- 40MP + 8MP + 8MP Triple Rear Camera
- 10MP Front Camera
- 5G and 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor (Side)
- 4200 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
The Design and Display
The design of the Huawei Nova 6 and the Huawei Nova 6 5G are pretty much the same. Both mobile phones feature the same build, placements, dimensions, and weight is all the same. There is no telling which is which by just mere inspection of their chassis.
The Huawei Nova 6 5G build features a combo of aluminum and glass. On the rear, there is a triple camera setup with a flash and the Huawei branding on the bottom, which indicates its a Huawei smartphone.
Upfront on the Huawei Nova 6 5G, there is a 6.57-inch display with a screen resolution of 1440 X 3040 pixels and a screen density of 401 PPI. This display has a cut-out that houses dual front-facing cameras, similar to what we had on the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus.
Similar to its less premium sibling, the smartphone presents a trio of options for color variants. It comes in Black, Blue, Red, Provence.
Camera sensors were also preserved. The Huawei Nova 6 5G and the Huawei Nova 6 features the same camera hardware. They both feature the same quad-camera system on the rear and the same dual-camera front-facing camera setup.
The quad rear camera system features a 40MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, an 8MP telephoto camera with an aperture of f/2.4 and an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.4.
This set of cameras lets you take photos in Panorama and HDR. These cameras also let you record 4k videos at 30/60fps, 1080p videos at 30fps and also 720p videos with frame rates up to 960fps, which allows for slow-motion video.
For selfies, the Huawei Nova 6 5G makes use of a dual-camera setup featuring a 32MP primary camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and an 8MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f/2.2. This camera setup is capable of taking HDR photos and also record 4k videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
The hardware specs on the Huawei Nova 6 5G is pretty much a replica of what we had on the Huawei Nova 6, with an exception to the battery.
It features an Octa-Core Hi-Silicon Kirin 990 processor (5G variant). The features a Mali-G76 MP16 graphics processor.
It also features an 8GB RAM, 128GB of internal storage, with no option for micro-SD expansion, as there is no micro-SD slot here.
This time you get a non-removable 4200mAh battery. The difference here in the battery is 100 mAh. While the Nova 6 features a 4100mAh battery, the Huawei Nova 6 5G features a 4200mAh battery.
The android phone supports 40W fast wired charging, which promises a 70% charge under 30 minutes.
On the software side, the Huawei Nova 6 5G runs EMUI 10 on top of the Android 10 operating system.
The smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type C port (2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC.
Internet connectivity on the Huawei Nova 6 5G is capped at 5G connectivity. Users can use 5G internet connectivity in areas that have 5G signals.
Huawei Nova 6 5G Price and Availability
Huawei Nova 6 5G starts at CNY 3,799 (around 227,900 Naira) for the model with 8GB RAM / 128GB storage and CNY 4,199 (251,900 Naira) for the model with 8GB RAM / 256GB storage. The smarthone will be available at leading online stores soon.
Huawei Nova 6 5G Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei Nova 6 5G:
- Platform: Android 10, EMUI 10
- Processor: Octa-Core Processor, 2×2.86 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×2.09 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.86 GHz Cortex-A55 (HiSilicon Kirin 990)
- GPU: Mali-G76 MP16
- Memory: 8GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Red, Provence
- Dimension: 162.6 x 75.7 x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 197 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.57-inch LTPS IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 403 ppi
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (Primary, Wide) f/1.8 + 16MP (Wide) f/2.2 + 2MP (Wide) f/2.4
- Rear Camera Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1080p @30fps
- Front Camera: 32 MP, f/2.0, 1080p @ 30fps
- Built-in Storage: 128GB / 256GB
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage:
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: –
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 26(850), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: 5G band 1(2100), 3(1800), 41(2500), 77(3700), 78(3500), 79(4700)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: Yes
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: No
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming:Yes Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes, with a dedicated mic
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4200 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 40W Fast Battery Charging