Huawei has just introduced the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus to the midrange market. The Huawei Nova series made its debut last year with the Nova smartphone. The Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus continue to offer the look and feel of an expensive phone but at a lower price.
The Huawei Nova 2 comes with big changes, especially on its design. Last year’s version had a similar look to the Nexus 6P but the Nova 2 now looks more like an Honor 8 phone. The Huawei Nova 2 comes with a metal unibody design and a similar front panel to previous phones, with the company’s name at the bottom. The Huawei Nova 2 features a 5-inch display while the Huawei Nova 2 Plus has a 5.5-inch display.
Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus Differences
The Huawei Nova 2 has 4GB RAM, 64GB of storage and a Kirin 659 processor. The larger Nova 2 Plus has 128GB of storage. The most impressive part of the phones is that they now have a dual 12 + 8MP camera on the back. The front camera is 20MP.
There are three differences between the Huawei Nova 2 and the Nova 2 Plus. The first is that the Plus version has a 5.5-inch display. The second difference is in the storage, with the Nova 2 Plus offering 128GB. The third difference is in the battery, with the Nova 2 featuring a 2,950mAh battery and the Nova 2 Plus featuring a 3,340mAh battery.
The Huawei Nova and Nova Plus, released in September 2016, also featured 5-inch and 5.5-inch display. The smaller Nova has 3GB of RAM and a 12MP rear camera while the Plus version has 4GB of RAM and a 16MP camera. The two offer 32GB of storage.
Price and Initial Release
The price appears to be lower this time around with the retail price of the Huawei Nova 2 said to be around $365. The Nova 2 Plus will cost around $420. The first Huawei Nova phones debuted with a price of $445 and $480.
The only bad news about the Huawei Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus is that they will first be released in China. The company has not announced when or if the phones will be released in other markets. Huawei did release an international version of its first Nova phones, so the company will likely do the same soon.
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