Huawei Nova 4

Huawei Nova 4 TENAA

The Huawei Nova 4 succeeds the Huawei Nova 3 (Review), and is quite similar to the Honor View 20 in terms of design and feature set. The Nova 4 features a 6.4-inch IPS LCD screen with a punch-hole for accommodating the selfie camera. The Huawei Nova 4 runs Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9 software and uses the company’s own Kirin 980 processor, up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB internal storage. Storage space can be expanded using a microSD card slot. The Huawei Nova 4 has a tripe-camera setup at the rear, consisting of a 48MP AI camera that can record 4K videos. It has a dual-SIM card slot with 4G LTE connectivity, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB Type-C port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone comes packing a 3900mAh battery.

Huawei Nova 4 Price In India

The Huawei Nova 4 price in India is expected to be Rs 34,990 when it launches in the country sometime in mid-2019. The phone could be launched in 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant. It could be available in two colors: Black and Purple.

Huawei Nova 4 Release Date

Expected Price
Status Upcoming Mobile
Expected Price ₹34,999
Launch Date 31st January 2019
Updated On 18th December 2018

Huawei Nova 4 Key Specifications

  • 4000 mAh capacity
  • Dual, Nano-SIM (Hybrid Slot) sim configuration
  • 6.4 inches (16.26 cm) screen size
  • HiSilicon Kirin 980 cpu
  • Android v8.1 (Oreo) operating system
  • 128GB internal
  • 8GB ram
  • Triple (16MP + 24MP + 16MP);Dual (24MP + 5MP) camera

The latest Huawei Nova 4 news

Dec 12, 2018 - Select Few Huawei Nova 4 Will Have a 48MP sensor, leaked on TENAA

Huawei Nova 4 which is supposed to come with a 48MP camera will be integrating the feature in select few phones, as per details found on TENAA. The premium version of the phone will have a 48 + 16 + 2MP triple camera at its rear. The first sensor will be exchanged for a 20MP camera in the Vanilla version. Other than the high resolution rear camera the device will have a punch hole at the top of the screen to house the 25MP selfie camera. The phone will be powered by flagship-grade SoC: the Kirin 970....View more

Huawei Nova 4 Has A Punch-Hole Selfie Camera

Image Credits: Huawei (Weibo)

The Huawei Nova 4 has the same glass-and-metal sandwich design as that of the Huawei Nova 3 but there’s one major change. Instead of a 6.3-inch notched display that was used in the Nova 3, the Nova 4 has a 6.4-inch screen with a punch-hole selfie camera. This makes the screen much more usable while consuming content. There’s no bezel on the top and the sides, but there’s a small chin at the bottom. The screen features Full HD+ resolution with 20:9 aspect ratio. There’s a fingerprint reader at the rear, a 3.5mm headphone jack at the top and a USB Type-C port at the bottom.

Kirin 980 Powers The Huawei Nova 4

The smartphone is equipped with the Kirin 980 chipset, which made its debut in late 2018 with the Huawei Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro and the Mate 20 X. The chipset has two high-performance Cortex-A76 There’s 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM and at least 64GB of internal storage space. The phone could also be sold in a variant with 128GB internal storage. There’s an option to expand storage space using the microSD card slot (and it supports up to 256GB microSD card). The phone will run its EMUI 9 software that is based on Google’s Android 9 Pie operating system.

Huawei Nova 4 Has A Triple-Camera At The Rear

The Huawei Nova 4 has three camera sensors on its rear, similar to that of the Huawei P20 Pro and the Mate 20 Pro. The primary camera in the Nova 4’s triple-camera setup uses Sony’s IMX586 sensor with 48MP resolution and 0.8µm pixel size. The other two sensors are expected to be 16MP and 24MP resolution cameras. The phone’s camera will come featuring phase-detection autofocus, f/1.8 aperture, and 4K video recording. At the front, the Nova 4 is expected to feature a 24MP selfie camera which is located at the top left corner of the screen. The front-facing camera can record 1080p videos at 30fps.

Huawei Nova 4 vs. Huawei Nova 3: What’s Improved?

Huawei Nova 3

There are four main things that have been improved in the Huawei Nova 4 compared to the Huawei Nova 3: screen design, processor, camera setup, and battery capacity. The Nova 4’s screen, fortunately, is free from a notch. A punch-hole design is better than a notch design since it offers more screen real estate and lacks any bezel. While the Nova 3 came equipped with the Kirin 970 chipset, the Nova 4 uses a newer, Kirin 980 processing chipset. The new 7nm processor offers more power efficiency and faster processing speeds.

Compared to the dual-camera setup at the Nova 3’s rear, the Nova 4 uses a triple-camera setup. One of the cameras has a 48MP sensor for sharper images. It appears that the company has decided to drop the IR face recognition from the Nova 4, something that was used in the Nova 3. Also, the Nova 4 will come with a larger capacity battery that’s rated at 3900mAh (compared to Nova 3’s 3750mAh battery).


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