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Huawei Nova Plus – Reviewed

  • Processor
    Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 GPU: Adreno 506

  • RAM
    3 GB RAM

  • Storage
    32 GB expandable upto 256GB

  • Display
    5.5 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)

  • Camera
    16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Secondary: 8 MP, f/2.0

  • OS
    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Huawei Nova Plus – Reviewed - Overview

Huawei Nova cell phone was introduced in September 2016. The telephone accompanies a 5.00-inch touchscreen show with a determination of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.

The Huawei Nova is fueled by 2GHz octa-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and it accompanies 3GB of RAM. The telephone packs 32GB of inside capacity that can be extended up to 128GB by means of a microSD card. To the extent the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Nova packs a 12-megapixel essential camera on the back and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Huawei Nova runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3020mAh non removable battery.

The Huawei Nova is a double SIM (GSM and GSM) cell phone that acknowledges two Micro-SIM. Network choices incorporate Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G. Sensors on the telephone incorporate Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

Huawei Nova Plus – Reviewed - Specs


  • Device Type
  • Model
    Nova Plus
  • Announced
    08 September 2016
  • Released
    14 October 2016
  • Status


  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
  • Dimensions
    151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm (5.98 x 2.98 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight
    160 g (5.64 oz)
  • Colors
    Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver, Titanium Grey
  • Waterproof
  • Features
    - Emotion 4.1 UI
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    - DTS Sound
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document editor


  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - CAN-L01L11
    HSDPA 800 / 850 / 2100 - CAN-L02L12
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - CAN-L03L13
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600) - CAN-L01L11
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300) - CAN-L02L12
    LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 28(700), 12(700), 17(700) - CAN-L03L13
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM


  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.5 inches (~72.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    401 ppi pixel density
  • Touch Screen
    Multi Touch


  • Audio Playback
    MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Playback
    MP4/H.264 player
  • Video Out
  • FM Radio
  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
  • Handsfree


  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Camera Features
    1/2.8" sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Secondary
    8 MP, f/2.0
  • Video


  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
  • Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.
  • Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.


  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 506
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB expandable upto 256 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.1, A2DP, LE
  • USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control


  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-А (2CA) Cat7 300/150 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.


  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.


  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3340 mAh
  • Placement

Huawei Nova Plus – Reviewed - Reviews

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Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Design 8 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Multimedia 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Call Quality 9 / 10
  • Usability 8 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Battery 7 / 10
  • Value for money 7 / 10

Hefty estimated cell phones normally have a considerable amount just the same as their scaled down kin , however the DNA going through Huawei’s Nova and Nova Plus handsets couldn’t really be more extraordinary. While the normal Nova looks somewhat like a small Nexus 6P, the Nova Plus is more similar to Huawei’s Mate 8 and Mate S handsets.

Obviously, Huawei’s knock the Nova Plus’ camera down a smidge so it’s in a somewhat more focal position on the back of the cell phone, and the back confronting unique mark peruser is presently altogether more squarer, despite the fact that it is still marginally adjusted. It’s still got a superb metal-made body, however, and its top of the line development really feels strangely fancier than the normal Nova.

Huawei Nova Plus: Display

Fire it up and you’re invited by its perfect 5.5in, 1,920 x 1,080 IPS show. That is a similar determination you’ll discover on the general Nova, which in fact implies the Nova Plus is somewhat less sharp than its younger sibling. Be that as it may, you’d be hard-pushed to truly observe the distinction on the off chance that you held every telephone up one next to the other, as symbols and content looked similarly sharp on both telephones from a typical survey remove.

Huawei Nova Plus max screen brightness

It’s a great show, as well, as its IPS board covers 96.5% of the sRGB shading array. While somewhat lower than the Nova’s ideal score of 100% scope, hues still look rich and energetic in all cases. Combined with its high pinnacle splendor of 498cd/m2 and a fabulous complexity proportion of 1,265:1, pictures truly sparkle, with hues popping straight off the screen.

Huawei Nova Plus review: Performance

The one thing the Nova Plus has in a similar manner as its younger sibling is its hidden equipment. Controlled by an octa-center 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and 3GB of RAM, the Nova Plus is a splendid mid-extend entertainer. With Geekbench 4 scores of 833 and 3,021 for single-and multi-center tests individually, this telephone is splendidly suited for practically any execution hoarding application you toss at it. It was quick and responsive all in all utilization, and web perusing was entirely nippy also, with a score of 827 in the Peacekeeper JavaScript test.

Gaming execution was comparatively amazing. A 10fps normal in GFXBench GL’s onscreen Manhattan 3 test won’t not seem like much, but rather in certifiable utilize, its Adreno 556 GPU figured out how to run any diversion I tossed at it, with titles, for example, Sky Force Reloaded executing as proposed, with no hiccups notwithstanding amid substantial episodes of excited dogfighting.

Huawei Nova Plus bottom

The main somewhat disillusioning thing about the Nova Plus is its battery life. With an immense 3,340mAh battery available to its, I was anticipating that it should far surpass the Nova in our constant video-playback test, however it just dealt with a genuinely normal 11hrs 7mins when I set the screen shine to our standard level of 170cd/m2 – two hours shorter than its younger sibling.

Huawei Nova Plus battery life

That is a disgrace, as I was trusting the Nova Plus would have enough stamina to contend with its comparatively valued opponent, the OnePlus 3. Oh dear, it misses the mark concerning the OnePlus’ 16hrs 56mins, making it less dependable through the span of a day.


Huawei Nova Plus review: Camera

Fortunately, the Nova Plus vindicates itself fairly with its magnificent 16-megapixel camera. The consistent Nova just had a 12-megapixel sensor, and having tried both, I’d say the Plus’ was certainly justified regardless of the additional cost of confirmation. With a sensibly brilliant gap of f/2.2, open air picture quality was astounding. Shots were sharp and nitty gritty, and exchanging on HDR just improved them.

Huawei Nova Plus rear camera

The Nova Plus likewise has another preferred standpoint over its littler kin: optical picture adjustment (OIS). This minimizes the impacts of hand-shake, especially when taking pictures in low light, and it truly appeared in my indoor test photographs. Putting both telephones no holds barred, the distinction is striking. Shots gone up against the Nova Plus are significantly more itemized than the standard Nova, and hues looked much wealthier as well.

Huawei Nova Plus review: Verdict

The main thing obstructing the Nova Plus is the cost. UK estimating had yet to be affirmed at time of composing, however it’s at present slated to cost €429 in Europe when it dispatches in the not so distant future. That generally likens to around £390, yet I’ll upgrade this survey with authority evaluating when it’s accessible.

Huawei Nova Plus main alt

All things considered, that puts the Nova Plus at somewhat of a detriment, for while its screen, execution and camera are all phenomenal, the OnePlus 3 improves for less. I’d unquestionably prescribe the Nova Plus over the standard Nova, yet in the event that you’re searching for an extraordinary mid-go phablet, the OnePlus 3 is still the approach – is it impressively speedier, as well as its battery life is likewise essentially better.


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