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Huawei Nova 8 5G Full Specifications And Price

The Huawei Nova 8 5G is the standard version of the Nova 8 SE that was announced some weeks ago. The smartphone is a nice device from Huawei and it comes with one of the best cameras setup ever. The Nova 8 is also blessed with a large battery and it’s available in good colors.

Design And Display

In terms of body design, the Huawei Nova 8 5G is blessed with a premium body that features glass on the front and premium plastic. The phone panel is smooth and unique. It has body dimensions of 160.1 x 74.1 x 76.4 mm and weighs 169 grams.

On the front, it has a screen display size of 6.57 inches OLED capacitive touchscreen and a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Furthermore, it has a 19.5:9 ratio, 392 PPI density, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The Nova 8 5G also reaches an 89.3% screen-to-body ratio coupled with display protection.

Cameras Features

On the camera department, the smartphone packs a 64 MP main camera, an 8 MP ultrawide shooter, a 2 MP macro camera, and another 2 MP depth sensor. The camera has LED flash, panorama, HDR and can record 4K, 1080p, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS videos. The front camera on the phone is 32 MP and it also has the same 4K videos and HDR.

Hardware And Software

The Huawei Nova 8 5G is powered by a Kirin 985 5G chipset that is built on a 7nm process node with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 1×2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3×2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.84 GHz Cortex-A55. It has Mali-G77 (8-core) for graphics and runs on the Android 10 operating system out of the box.

DONT MISS- Huawei Nova 8 SE Specs Review- 6GB RAM And 128GB Storage

Storage Capacity And Sensors

The inbuilt memory on the phone is 128GB and 8GB RAM, while the latter has up to 256GB and 8GB RAM. As for the sensors, you will get Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Battery Power And Network Connectivity

The Huawei Nova 8 5G has a non-removable battery of 3800 mAh with fast and reverse charging technology. The battery is not big enough to even come with reverse charging. Well, the fast charging on the inside will speed up the charging speed.

There is also a dual SIM and 5G network. Other features on the phone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NFC and USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go.

Huawei Nova 8 5G FQAs

  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G Good For Gaming? Yes, Huawei Nova 8 5G will runs gaming smoothly.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G Good for PUBG? Yes, the Huawei Nova 8 5G will runs PUBG smoothly without lagging.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G Available Offline? Yes, You can buy the Huawei Nova 8 5G offline and online as well.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G Waterproof? No.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G Water-Resistant? No.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G a 4G Phone? Yes.
  • Is Huawei Nova 8 5G a 5G Phone? Yes.
  • Does Huawei Nova 8 5G Support Wireless Charge? No.
  • Does Huawei Nova 8 5G Support Fast Charging? Yes.
  • Will Huawei Nova 8 5G Work in Canada? Yes for some carriers.
  • Will Huawei Nova 8 5G Work in the USA? Yes, for some carriers.

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Huawei Nova 8 5G Full Specifications

Model Name Huawei Nova 8 5G
Announced 2020, December
Market Availability Available


Network Type GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE
5G Network Yes
Network Speed HSPA, LTE-A / 5G
Network GPRS Yes
Network EDGE Yes
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Body Build Glass front
Body Dimensions 160.1 x 74.1 x 76.4 mm
Body Weight 169 grams
Protection n/a
Body Colors Blue, Black, White; other colours


Display Type OLED
Display Size 6.57 inches
Display Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Display Multitouch Yes
Display Pixel Density 392 ppi density
Display Screen Protection Yes Corning Gorilla


Primary Camera 64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Secondary Camera 32 MP
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS, HDR
Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Camera Flash Yes


Operating System Android 10
OS Version
User Interface Yes


Chipset Kirin 985 5G (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1×2.58 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3×2.40 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.84 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor (GPU) Mali-G77 (8-core)
System Internal Memory 8GB RAM
Internal Storage 12GB, 256GB
Storage Card Slot No
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB Type Type – C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Battery Capacity 3800 mAh battery
Battery Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Wireless Charging No
Battery Standby
Battery Talk Time
Battery Music Play Time


Audio Playback Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Playback Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Video Out n/a
FM Radio n/a
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

Other Features

Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email
Browser HTML5
Java n/a
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Huawei Nova 8 5G Price And Availability

The Huawei Nova 8 5G will sell for 380 EUR and you can buy the phone in Blue, Black, White, and other colors.

Where To Buy Huawei Nova 8 5G

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