In the month of June, Huawei introduced the nova 5 series, with the nova 5i Pro joining them in July. Today, a new smartphone was announced in China – the Huawei nova 5z – which appears to be the nova 5i Pro with an additional memory combination. Let me show you its full specification, price and availability.
The nova 5z Features
The Huawei nova 5z is powered by Kirin 810 chipset paired with a 6GB RAM. Storage options are either 64GB or 128GB, but only the first option is completely new for the smartphone. Everything else, from the screen, battery and to the cameras remains unchanged.
The Huawei nova 5z has a 6.26 LCD with punch hole that houses the 32MP selfie camera. The camera setup at the back is made up of 48MP + 8MP wide angle + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro. The battery is 4000mAh with 20W charging support.
The nova 5z runs on EMUI 9.1 based on Android Pie, and has numerous software and hardware boosters – AI for the camera and performance, GPU Turbo for the gaming enthusiasts.
Huawei nova 5z Price and Availability
The Huawei nova 5z prices are CNY1,599 ($225/€200) or CNY1,799 ($255/€225) (depending on the storage option you want to buy). The phone is already available at all major retailers in China, and the colour options are Aurora, Black, and Emerald Green.
Huawei nova 5z Specification
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA|
|3G bands||HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 19(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, November 1|
|Dimensions||156.1 x 73.9 x 8.3 mm (6.15 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||178 g (6.28 oz)|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.26 inches, 96.2 cm2 (~83.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~412 ppi density)|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.27 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×1.88 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card slot||NM (Nano Memory), up to 256GB (uses shared SIM slot)|
|Internal||64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2″, 0.8µm, PDAF|
8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, 27mm (wide) dedicated macro camera
2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Single||32 MP, f/2.0|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 20W|
|Colors||Black, Aurora, Emerald Green|
|Price||About 200 EUR|