The Huawei Nova 6 improves on a lot of the features of the Huawei Nova 5. It packs in an upgraded processor, improved cameras, improved batteries and lots more. In this article, we explore the Huawei Nova 6 specs and price, which will help you in making your purchase decision.
Where to Buy Huawei Nova 6
Huawei Nova 6 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
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor
- 4100mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
The Design and Display
Smartphone articles for a while now have been having some De Ja Vu vibe. This is facilitated by the reoccurring smartphone design. smartphone designs that have become a trend most smartphone makers want to follow.
The Nova 6 has design aesthetics we can say was coined from the Honor V30 and the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. Business-wise, it isn’t a bad thing to copy loved designs, as they improve sales positively and also make competitors less special.
The Huawei Nove 6 features glass and metal in its build. There is aluminum on its frame and glass upfront.
The rear is home to a glossy design that spans across all color variants. Surrounded by this glossy design is a triple camera system with a camera flash and the Huawei logo, indicating its a Huawei smartphone.
Upfront the Huawei Nova 6 features a 6.57 inch IPS Display with a screen resolution of 1440 X 3040 pixels and a screen density of 401ppi. There is a laser cut-out in the display, which houses dual front-facing camera, similar to what we have on the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus and the Honor V30.
It presents four options for color variants: Black, Blue, Red, Provence.
The Huawei Nove 6 features an interesting array of cameras sensors. On the rear there is a quad-camera setup and upfront there is dual camera setup.
The quad rear camera system of the Nova 6 is home to 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.
The triple camera system on the rear is capable of taking 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 videos.
For selfies, the Huawei Nova 6 makes use of a dual-camera system 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 Huawei Nova 6 packs in hardware specs, that places it in the category of high-end smartphones. This smartphone is packed with specs that let you perform power demanding tasks without experiencing stutters.
It features Huawei’s 7-nanometer Hi-Silicon Kirin 990 processor (The non-5G variant). The graphics processor on this smartphone is the Mali-G76 MP16.
The Huawei Nova 6 features an 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Please note that there is no option for microSD expansion as there is no SD slot.
The Nova 6 also features a non-removable 4100 mAh battery. The Android phone has support for 40W fast charging, which promises a 70% charge under 30 minutes.
On the software side, the Huawei Nova 6 runs EMUI 10 on top of the Android 10 operating system.
The Huawei Nova 6 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type C port (2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC.
As mentioned earlier, the variant of the Hi-Silicon Kirin 990 processor featured on the non 5G variant, for this reason, internet connectivity here is capped at 4G LTE. For 5G connectivity, see the Huawei Nova 6 5G.
For Nigerians, Huawei Nova 6 has support for MTN, Airtel and 9Mobile 4G network.
Huawei Nova 6 Price and Availability
The Huawei Nova 6 price starts at around $500. In Nigeria, price is expected at around 190,000 Naira. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores. You can buy the Huawei Nova 6 on AliExpress for around $500, click here
Huawei Nova 6 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei Nova 6:
- Platform: Android 10, EMUI 10
- Processor: Octa-Core Processor, 2.86 GHz dual-core Cortex-A76 & 2.09 GHz dual-core Cortex-A76 & 1.86 GHz quad-core 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
- 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: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- 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
- 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: 4100mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, 40W Fast Battery Charging