The Nova 7 SE was launched globally in April 2020, and now after 6 months Huawei is launching is its successor, the Nova 8 SE.
By Sayyed Shehzer Abbas
The Huawei Nova 8 SE was launched in China on November 5. The device has a thickness of just 7.46mm and weighs only 178 grams. The design is iPhone 12 inspired with flat frames and a square-shaped camera bump. It has a 64MP primary camera, 8MP ultrawide unit and two 2MP modules for macro and depth information.
Coming to the front, the Nova 8 SE comes with a 6.53” OLED display, 1080p resolution with a dewdrop notch for the 16MP front camera and an in-display fingerprint scanner that supports HDR10.
The device has an octa core processor which is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 720 and a 3,800 mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging. The company claims to juice up the cell from flat to 60% in 15 minutes and 100% in another 20 minutes. Surprisingly, the company will be launching another higher variant that is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 800U. Both variants come with 8GB, 128GB storage and run Android 10-based EMUI 10.1 out of the box.
Both the variant with Dimensity 720 and 800U will support 5G networks. Only the higher variant will be supporting 5G on both sims whereas the standard variant will be 5G supported on just the primary SIM.
Moreover, the Nova 8 SE include a USB-C port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, Bluetooth 5.1, dual band Wi-Fi and dual sim support.
The Nova 8 SE comes with four color options and will go on sale in China on November 11. The standard edition is priced at $390 whereas the higher variant will be priced at $410