Huawei Nova 5 Pro


The Huawei Nova 5 Pro is the latest addition to the company’s Nova lineup. The phone is a mid-range offering laced with premium features. Starting with the display, the Huawei Nova 5 Pro boasts a 6.39-inches FHD+ OLED screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 pixels and 19:5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is powered by Huawei’s in-house HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor clubbed with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

Coming to the imaging department, the Huawei Nova 5 Pro sports a 48MP+16MP+2MP+2MP quad-camera setup on the rear and a 32MP selfie snapper on the front. On the software front, the Nova 5 Pro runs Android 9 Pie-based EMUI 9.1 out-of-the-box. A 3,500mAh battery backs the smartphone with 40W fast charging support. Connectivity support includes dual-SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 4G LTE, USB Type-C, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, and more. It lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, but Huawei bundles adapter along with headphones in the box. The phone measures 157.4×74.8×7.33mm and weigh 171 grams.

Huawei Nova 5 Pro Price in India

The Huawei Nova 5 Pro has been launched in China at CNY 2,999 (approx. Rs 30,100) for the 8GB RAM+128GB storage variant, in Bright Black, Midsummer Purple, Coral Orange, and Forest Green color options. The phone is yet to debut in India.

Huawei Nova 5 Pro With FHD+ OLED Screen, Kirin 980 SoC

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

The Huawei Nova 5 Pro is a sleek and stunning smartphone featuring a 6.39-inch FHD+ OLED screen with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, and a pixel density of 403 PPI. Design-wise, the phone has a 3D carved textured back panel that subtly showcases the quad-camera setup on the rear. The beauty of the rear panel oozes through the light and shadow effects giving it varied outlooks from different angles. The phone is thin at 7.33mm, and the arc design makes it comfortable to hold and for single-hand operations.

Huawei Nova 5 Pro

The powerhouse of the Huawei Nova 5 Pro lies under the hood in its chipset i.e., Kirin 980. Based on the 7nm manufacturing process, the Kirin 980 is equipped with three power-efficient architecture CPU (2x Cortex-A76 at 2.60 GHz, 2x Cortex-A76 at 1.92 GHz, 4x Cortex-A55 at 1.80 GHz) paired with Mali- G76 GPU. The chipset ensures seamless performance even through the heaviest of tasks and gaming. It also boasts dual NPU (Neural Processing Unit) that makes it AI-efficient as well, running the smartphone on AI wisdom customized as per the usage.

Sophisticated Quad-Camera Setup on Huawei Nova 5 Pro

Huawei Nova 5 Pro Camera

The Huawei Nova 5 Pro has a quad-camera setup on the rear with a 48MP primary lens (f/2.4 aperture), a 16MP wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture, a 2MP macro module with f/2.4 aperture and a 2MP depth module with f/2.4 aperture. There is an LED flash assisting low-light photography. The setup is capable of recording 4K videos but misses out on Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and a telephoto lens; however, Huawei makes up for that by integrating significant shooting features such as Night Scene, AI Beauty, HDR, Portrait mode, time-lapse, slow motion, and more. On the front, the phone has a 32MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.0, HDR+, Night mode, and a slew of AI-backed features.