Huawei is on an announcement spree recently, having declared the Mate 10 and also the Mate 10 pro just a month or so ago, and conjointly having its subsidiary – honor – announce the US-bound honor view 10 just 2 days agone. Yet, the main smartphone maker is on the face of it not done however with new device releases – enter the fresh Huawei nova 2s.
The successor to last year’s not-at-all-that-shabby Huawei nova is jumping straight into the bezel-less game by jactitation a tall, 18:9 show with slim bezels on the perimeters that is pretty up-to-date with the most recent fads. aforementioned show is associate LCD one that clocks in at 6″ and incorporates a resolution of 1080 by 2160 pixels. curiously, not like the overwhelming majority of bezel-busting devices with tall displays, the nova 2s will have a physical home button at the front, the same as the Mate 10. it is a rather slender button, however withal, it’s up there at the front line of work to everybody that is not however able to absolutely embrace code navigation buttons. The fingerprint scanner is embedded within the button, therefore no rear-positioned sensors of the sort.
Ticking underneath the metal body of the phone is associate octa-core Kirin 640 chipset which could not be a high-end endeavor just like the Kirin 970, however can still do the duty simply fine. there’ll be four and 6GB versions of the device, however the realy nice facet of it all is that 128GB of native storage and a microSD card slot are the quality on all versions.
Just like it’s trendy these days, the Nova 2s comes with a dual-camera system comprising of an f/1.8, 16 and 20MP snapper, but none of these is a telephoto zoom – the 16MP camera is a regular RGB one whereas the 20MP one is a monochrome camera for improved low-light performance. Up front, you will find two cameras as well – an f/2.0, 20MP one and curiously a 2MP sidekick. A fast-chargable 3,340mAh battery keeps the lights on, while Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI runs the show.
Oh, and there’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack up there, a pleasant surprise!
The Huawei Nova 2s will be available in Black, Gray, Red, Rose Gold and Blue, with prices starting at 2,699 Yuan ($408) for the 4GB/128GB version and 2,999 Yuan ($453) for the 6GB/128GB version. There also seems to be a special version of the 6GB/128GB device that goes for 3,399 Yuan ($514).