Honor 20 Officially Launched in Malaysia as Huawei nova 5T

The Honor 20 has finally being officially released into the global market after a couple of months of uncertainty. It appears that the phone is heading to the Malaysian market too but under a different name. In Malaysia, the phone is called the Huawei nova 5T.

Honor 20 Officially Launched in Malaysia as Huawei nova 5T

Huawei nova 5T Features

The Huawei nova 5T features some familiar hardware – 6.26 inch IPS LCD panel with a punch-hole camera design and 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution. The nova 5T is also powered by a Kirin 980 chipset paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.

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The Huawei nova 5T camera setup is the same as that on the Honor 20 – 48MP main camera, 2MP depth sensor, 2MP dedicated macro lens and a 16MP ultra-wide angle snapper. Interestingly, the battery is 3700mAh instead of 3750mAh. It also retains the side-mounted fingerprint reader too.

Huawei nova 5T Price and Availability

The Huawei nova 5T price is $379 and it will be available for pre-order starting from August 29, 2019, while actual sales will commence on September 5. It will come in three colours – Crush Blue, Black, and Summer Purple.

Huawei nova 5T Specification

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Announced 2019, May
Status Available. Released 2019, June
Dimensions 154.3 x 74 x 7.9 mm (6.07 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
Weight 174 g (6.14 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.26 inches, 96.2 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~412 ppi density)
OS Android 9.0 (Pie); Magic 2.1
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G76 MP10
Card slot No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM
Quad 48 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF
16 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1″
2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide), dedicated macro camera
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
Single 32 MP, f/2.0, 0.8µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack No
  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
32-bit/192kHz audio
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
Radio No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 22.5W (50% in 24 min)
Colours Crush Blue, Black, and Summer Purple.
Models YAL-L21
Price About 500 EUR
Performance Basemark X: 44871
Display Contrast ratio: 1170:1 (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 68dB / Noise 72dB / Ring 87dB
Audio quality Noise -96.3dB / Crosstalk -52.1dB
Battery life Endurance rating 89h
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