Huawei Nova 2s Launched
Huawei Nova 2s
Starts at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 26,300)
2160 x 1080 px
HiSilicon Kirin 960
Up to 256GB
Android 8.0 Oreo
16MP RGB f/1.8 + 20MP monochrome f/1.8
20MP wide-angle + 2MP
Huawei has launched the new Huawei Nova 2s at an event in China. The Huawei Nova 2s will be available in two variants, 4GB RAM variant at CNY 2,699 (roughly Rs. 26,300) and 6GB RAM variant at CNY 2,999 (Rs. 29,300). Huawei has also released a special edition ‘Yixing Zhang’ variant of the phone priced at CNY 3,399 (roughly Rs. 33,100).
The Huawei Nova 2s has a 6-inch display with a 2160 x 1080 px display which translates to an 18:9 aspect ratio and a 402ppi.
Under the hood, the Huawei Nova 2s has the HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, Mali-G71 MP8 GPU, 4GB or 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of onboard storage which will be expandable via microSD card. Despite the thin bezels, there is a front-facing home button which also houses a fingerprint sensor, similar to the Honor V10 which was launched on the 5th of December.
Powering the device is a 3340 mAh battery which charges via a USB Type C port.
The Huawei Nova 2s runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Huawei’s custom EMUI 8.0 on top.
The Huawei Nova 2s has a dual camera setup at the back with a 16MP RGB sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a 20MP monochrome sensor with a 120-degree wide-angle lens and an f/1.8 aperture. On the front, the Nova 2s had a wide-angle 20MP lens and a 2MP camera for portrait selfies.
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There is no word on the device’s availability in other markets such as India.