Huawei Nova 4 With 48-Megapixel Rear Camera, Display Hole Launched
Huawei Nova 4 was launched in China on Monday. The smartphone features a display hole for the front camera – not the first smartphone from the company to have the feature, with the sub-brand Honor unveiling the Honor V20 aka Honor View 20 last week for a launch on December 26. The Huawei Nova 4’s other highlights include its 48-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX586 sensor that’s part of a triple rear camera setup, as well as its gradient colour design. The Huawei Nova 4 has gone up for pre-orders. It will become available to buy later this month.
Huawei Nova 4 price
The Huawei Nova 4 price has been set at CNY 3,399 (roughly Rs. 35,300) for the 48-megapixel rear camera variant, and CNY 3,099 (roughly Rs. 32,200) for the 20-megapixel variant. However, they are up for pre-orders via Huawei’s Vmall e-commerce site and will go on sale on December 27. Huawei will make the smartphone available in Black, Blue, Red, and White colour variants.
Huawei Nova 4 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Huawei Nova 4 runs EMUI 9.0.1 based on Android 9.0 Pie. It sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2310 pixels) display with a 19.25:9 aspect ratio, and support for 96 percent NTSC colour gamut. It has an 86.3 percent screen-to-body ratio. Furthermore, the Huawei Nova 4 runs on the octa-core HiSIlicon Kirin 970 SoC, which features four Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.36GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. Finally, the SoC is coupled with the 8GB of RAM.
Huawei Nova 4 Camera
The Huawei Nova 4 bears a triple rear camera setup. Interestingly, it comes in two variants – one with a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary sensor (f/1.8 aperture), and another with a 20-megapixel primary sensor. Apart from the primary sensor, the triple rear camera setup consists of a 16-megapixel 117-degree ultra-wide angle camera with a f/2.2 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The setup is accompanied by a single LED flash. The company is touting EIS, 4K video support, AI beauty, 3D Emoji, PDAF, and contrast focus on the rear camera.
Huawei Nova 4 Connectivity & Networks
Towards the front of the Huawei Nova 4, is the display hole (4.5mm wide), is a 25-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, with EIS functionality. Additionally, there is a 128GB of inbuilt storage on the smartphone, not expandable via microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (v2.0), and 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor. It bears a fingerprint sensor towards the rear panel. Also, it has face unlock features. A 3,750mAh battery powers the Huawei Nova 4.