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Huawei nova



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In a nutshell

  • 5-inch Full HD display
  • 12MP camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Available in Grey & Gold colour

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“Huawei’s nova smartphone is a high-powered device, with a powerful camera to rival the best.”

What Users Say

4.6 based on

  • Operating System

    Android Marshmallow (6.0)

  • Camera

    12 Megapixels

  • Storage

    Available in 32GB

  • Display

    5 inches

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  • Powerful display

    The 5-inch Full HD display produces high quality visuals, making sure all your photos and videos look great.

  • Premium build

    The glass screen curves right up to the edge of the smartphone running into the aluminium alloy backing plate, which features a small circler fingerprint sensor.

Design and display

Beautiful design

Design-wise, the Huawei nova boasts a strong metal frame with smooth edges and softs curves. Every inch of the smartphone has been carefully considered, right down to the power button on the side, with a subtle red border. 

Impressive screen

The 5-inch LCD display has a dense pixel per inch count, meaning all your images will look pin sharp. And the Full HD resolution guarantees you’ll be able to show off your videos with pride in the quality. 


4K-ready camera

Nova’s powerful 12MP camera is for both high quality stills and 4K-res video. And the large 1.25um pixels will let in loads of light, for bright accurate photos, especially in low light. 

Express your selfie

On the front of the smartphone is an 8MP camera, just above the display. Not only will you be able to capture the perfect selfie, but with real time make-up apps like Beauty Skin, you can have a bit of fun, too. 

Under the hood

Powerful performance

Under the hood there’s a whopping 2.0GHz octa-core processor alongside 3GB RAM. So you can be sure that there’s no shortage of power, even if you’re combining gameplay with other powerful apps. 

Long-lasting battery

With a large battery capacity of 3,020mAh, the Huawei nova can hold enough charge to keep you going all day long. And if you’re looking for a swift injection of power, the latest USB technology, Type-C, is on board to make sure you’re not left waiting around. 



The box contains

  • Device
  • User manual
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide


  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 141.2 x 69.1 x 7.1 mm

    • 146 grams

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Marshmallow (6.0)

  • Apps

    • Google Play

  • Battery

    • 3020 mAh

  • Special Features

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 4K

    • 8 megapixels

    • 12 megapixels

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 256 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625

    • 2 GHz

    • 3 GB

    • 2 GHz

  • Display

    • Full HD

    • 441 ppi

    • 1080 x 1920p

    • IPS LCD touchscreen

    • 5 inches


Huawei nova is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great phone at the price Quality construction, feels like a much more expensive phone. Got as a replacement for my broken Xperia Z1 Compact. Great screen, fast, long battery life. EMUI not as intuitive as the Sony as others have mentioned. Very happy, grab one while you can!
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding phone, great features Now had this phone about a month and really pleased. Very well made and has the feel of a phone far better than the amazing price I paid for it. I like the Huawei set up as it is simple to navigate. Amazing camera both with its features and the quality of results. I am not a big user of any mobile and some days I may not make or receive a call or text. Nevertheless It is switched on all the time and I use either WiFi or data roaming once or twice a day. The processor is very quick when opening web pages. As a result of my usage I can get around a week between battery charges. I would thoroughly recommend this phoneand friends who have seen my phone are amazed with its quality and design.
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST FOR £200 IT is the best phone for £200. looks really good, the camera is good, the display is sharp and the battery life is amazing
Date published: 2017-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really great phone. The phone is way too underrated by reviewers. Huawei have been manufacturing amazing phones lately with a low price and this is one of them. The photos this phone is capable of capturing is amazing for the price. It's handy for social media and for those just starting in photography. The screen quality is great; 5 inches should be enough for just about anyone. Battery life is good too. Lasts for about a day's use (depending on the activities). Gaming is decent as well. With 32gb you can get a few large games. Overall, this phone is great for the average user.
Date published: 2017-10-04
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