Huawei Nova 8

Huawei Nova 8
Display
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Performance
57
Battery
74
Camera
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NanoReview score
69
Category Mid-range
Announced December 2020
Release date January 2021

Full specifications

Detailed specifications, tests, and benchmarks of the Huawei Nova 8
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Display

Type OLED
Size 6.57 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
PPI 392 ppi
Refresh rate 90 Hz
Max rated brightness 550 nits
HDR support Yes, HDR10
Screen protection Tempered glass
Screen-to-body ratio 89.3%
Display features - DCI-P3
- Always-On Display
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Design and build

Height 160.1 mm (6.3 inches)
Width 74.1 mm (2.92 inches)
Thickness 7.6 mm (0.3 inches)
Weight 169 gramm (5.96 oz)
Waterproof No
Rear material Glass
Frame material Metal
Colors White, Black, Blue, Green
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in-display
Screen-to-body ratio
89.3%
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Performance

All specs and test Huawei Nova 8 in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G
Max. clock 2560 MHz
CPU cores 8 (1 + 3 + 4)
Architecture - 4 cores at 1.84 GHz: Cortex-A55
- 3 cores at 2.4 GHz: Cortex-A76
- 1 core at 2.58 GHz: Cortex-A76
Lithography process 7 nanometers
Graphics Mali-G77 MP8
GPU clock 700 MHz
FLOPS ~652 GFLOPS
Memory
RAM size 8 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X
Memory clock 1866 MHz
Channels 2
Storage
Storage size 128, 256 GB
Storage type UFS 2.1
Memory card No

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
686
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
2602
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
440783
3DMark Wild Life Performance
2133
Stability 97%
Graphics test 12 FPS
Graphics score 2133
Sources: 3DMark [3]
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Software

Operating system Android 10.0 (Can be upgraded to Android 11)
ROM EMUI 11
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Battery

Specifications
Capacity 3800 mAh
Charge power 66 W
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Wireless charging No
Reverse charging Yes
Fast charging Yes (60% in 15 min)
Full charging time 0:35 hr
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Camera

Specs and camera test of the Nova 8
Main camera
Matrix 64 megapixels
Image resolution 9000 x 7000
Zoom Digital
Flash LED
Stabilization Digital
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 30FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 960 FPS (720p)
Angle of widest lens 120°
Lenses 4 (64 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 64 MP
- Aperture: f/1.9
- Focal length: 26 mm
- Pixel size: 0.8 micron
- Sensor: 1/1.7" (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus
Ultra-wide lens - 8 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
- Focal length: 17 mm
- Sensor: 1/4" (CMOS)
Macro lens - 2 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
Depth lens - 2 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
Selfie camera
Megapixels 32 megapixels
Image resolution 6528 x 4896
Aperture f/2.0
Focal length 26 mm
Pixel size 0.8 microns
Sensor type CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.8"
Video resolution 2160p (4K) at 30 FPS
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Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
Wi-Fi features - Dual Band
- Wi-Fi MiMO
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth version 5.1
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 2
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
- OTG
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
NFC* Yes
Infrared port No
Network
Number of SIM* 2
Type of SIM card Nano
Multi SIM mode Standby
eSIM support* No
Hybrid slot No
LTE Cat* 20
2G network GSM 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / 1900 / 2000 / 2300 / 2500
3G network HSDPA B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19
4G network LTE B2/B3/B5/B8 (850/900/1800/1900 МГц
5G support Yes
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Sound

Speakers Mono
Headphone audio jack No
FM radio No
Dolby Atmos No

Other

Category Mid-range
Announced December 2020
Release date January 2021
Sensors - Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Compass
- Fingerprint
Box* -
*Disclaimer! Some specifications of the Nova 8 may differ by country or region

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