There are huge number of people who want a good looking phone with long battery life and reliable camera and that too without costing your arm or a leg. Well, Huawei might just be the thing. This is a midrange smartphone. But it has a premium feel to it.
On the front, it comes with the 5.5-inch display which is a 2.5D curved display which is a single piece edge curved glass covering the front. The device is made up of metal. There is a notification LED on the top. On the lower panel, you have the Huawei branding which has a nice silver color. The device is made up of metal. The navigation keys will be on screen.
The right side you have the power switch and the volume up and down the single button. The power button has the slightly groomed design which feels slightly different from the volume button. You can just feel it know what key you are operating. And on the bottom, you have the USB type C-port and the loudspeaker over here combined with a dummy speaker which houses the primary microphone.
On the top left comes the hybrid sim card slots which hold both the sim cards or else a sim card and an SD card. At the top, you have a secondary microphone and the 3.5mm audio jack. Moving out of the back you will find a 13MP primary camera. Which has laser autofocus and optical stabilization as well as a dual tone LED flash? You also get a fingerprint sensor over there which is a tap to unlock button.
The fingerprint sensor has a chamfered edge, the shape is actually a mix between the Huawei p9 and the nexus 6P. That means it is not completely round nor square. Available in a Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver, Titanium Grey variant colors. The dimensions of the device are 151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm and weight around 160grams. The device comes with nano sim slots.
Huawei Nova plus is 5.5 inch HD display. It got good viewing angles. It is a multi-capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It displays around 16M colors. It has a pixel density of around 401ppi.
The screen to body ratio of the device is 72.6%. The display looks really nice when considering the price point of view. The display seems to be elegant and looks quite amazing.
Huawei Nova plus runs on OS Android Marshmallow v6.0.1 having a skin of Emotion 4.1 UI powered by Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 processor make with Adreno 506 GPU. Consisting of 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory and an expandable memory available up to 256GB. Rear camera with 16MP with f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
It features /2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. And recording video at 2160p@30fps. Having 8MP f/2.0 front camera. Stereo speakers are given. Wi-Fi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS options are available. Sensors such as Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass are supplemented.
The device is provided with a non-removable 3340mAh battery supplementing a very good backup. The smartphone is provided with GSM dual sim slots having 4G connectivity on both the Sims. DTS sound is available. The fast battery charger is also available.
It is running on the Android version 6 with EM UI 4.1 on top of it. The fingerprint sensor seems quite accurate and faster. It is not even missing a single detection. You can use the fingerprint sensor in many ways. You can make a call you can stop a call, you can take a photo or video.
The amazing thing you ca swipe the fingerprint sensor to roll down or up the quick toggle button by just swiping up and down. And can also clear the notifications waiting there by simply double tapping. This is a pretty decent smartphone, especially at the price level. The smartphone seems pretty good. This is a pretty good looking phone. It has a metal body and at the same time, it feels lighter than you expected to be. And its shape made comfortably sit in the hand. On the back, we find a fingerprint scanner. For most of the users, the nova plus would be quite sufficient. There is also 32 GB of internal storage.
The software is one of the things you will love or hate about this phone, this is still android 6.0 Marshmallow but it is heavily customized with all kinds of new features, for instance, you get the user interface themes. It also has a single-handed mode. Even with all these customizations, the software is pretty fluid. Coming to the battery life it provides around 2-day life without pushing it much farther. The AnTuTu benchmark score of the device is 63804. The Geek bench the score is 809 on the single core and 3111 on multicore. The benchmark score is good but not the best available.
The Nova Plus comes with a great camera of 16 MP that promises great photos, in any tricky situations we find tons of modes and camera settings for those people who might need them.
The front camera has a resolution of 8MP that is in a way pretty solid. OH yeah, there are beauty filters as well. But this, not a guy thing.
This is a lot better phone with better features and a very good hardware. The battery capacity is also good. At the end of the day, it has to say what the features it has come up with. It didn’t bring anything new to the table which we haven’t seen in a smartphone. But on the other hand, it turned to be a pretty decent phone overall. It does provide premium features what the market wants at a reasonable price. The price range of the device is around 30K.