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Huawei Nova 7 5G Released | Kirin 985 SoC, 64MP Quad Rear Camera, 40W fast Charging and More

Susan Jyakhwo 30 Apr, 2020

Huawei has officially released its Nova 7 series in China on 23 April. These devices can be purchased from 28 April in major cities of China. No information has been leaked regarding the availability of Huawei Nova 7 series outside China.  Among Huawei Nova 7SE, Nova 7 5G, and Nova 7 Pro 5G, Nova 7 5G offers better hardware at an affordable price point. So let's find out more here.

Overview of Nova 7 5G

Huawei Nova 7 5G comes with a Kirin 985 SoC paired with an 8GB RAM option. The front of the device got a 6.53-inch OLED panel. There is a punch hole at the top left corner of the display to house a front-facing camera. Similarly, at the back of the device, a vertical camera housing is placed with the quad rear camera setup. Additionally, it is powered by a 4000 mAh battery which supports 40W fast charging capability.


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Display and Design

Huawei Nova 7 5G got a beautiful design with a powerful hardware choice. The device looks perfect with a 6.53-inch flat OLED panel. It does not have a higher refresh rate like the flagship phone but the color saturation and outdoor use of the device are excellent. At the front, we can see a punch hole on the top left corner to embed a 32MP selfie camera. Similarly, we got an under-display optical fingerprint sensor. The FHD+(1080X2400 pixels) panel adopts a 20:9 aspect ratio with 403 pixels per inch. Overall, the display is excellent for media consumption.


Chipset and Performance

To power the Huawei Nova 7 5G, Hilisicon chipset is used. It packs Kirin 985 Chipset with Mali G77 GPU. The SoC can perform better than Kirin 980 Chipset but not as great as that of Kirin 990 chipset. Comparing the performance with Qualcomm chipset, its performance is similar to that of Snapdragon 855 chipset. Any high-end gaming titles and graphic-intensive applications can be played without any issues. It also used UFS 3.0 Storage option for providing better performance. There are two variants of Nova 7, one with an 8/128GB option and another with an 8/256GB option. The great thing is it supports 5G connectivity, making it a futuristic device but it does not support external microSD cards for storage expansion. 


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There is a quad rear camera setup at back in a rectangular camera housing. Huawei used a 64MP f/1.8 sensor as a primary lens. Similarly, there is an 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom capability, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a 2MP macro lens. At the front, there is a 32MP f/2.2 selfie shooter embedded in a punch hole. 

The photo and video quality are great. Regarding video recording, it can record up to 4K video at 30 fps. We can also record FHD and HD videos at up to 960 fps. Once this device is launched in Nepal we will let you know in detail the quality of photos and videos.


Specifications of Huawei Nova 7 5G

  • Design: Glass front and back with aluminum frame
  • Display: 6.53-inch OLED panel with 1080x2400 pixels resolution
  • Camera: Total 5 Cameras
    • Rear Camera
    • 64MP f/1.8 lens, PDAF, 
    • 8MP f/2.4 Periscope lens with 3x optical zoom, PDAF,
    • 8 MP Ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture
    • 2MP macro sensor
    • 2160p @60fps, 720p@960fps
    • Front Camera: 32 MP camera f/2.2 aperture
  • Processor: Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G chipset
  • GPU: Mali-G77
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 128/256 GB UFS 3.0
  • OS: Android 10; with EMUI 10.1 on top (no Google Play Services)
  • Battery: 4000 mAh, 40-W SuperCharge, 5W Reverse Charging (0-75% in 30 minutes)
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, etc. 

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Battery and Other Features

To power, the Huawei Nova 7 5G 4000 mAh battery is used which supports 40W fast charging technology. Huawei claims that this battery can be charged from zero to 75% in just 30 minutes of charging time. Additionally, it also supports 5W reverse charging. Regarding connectivity, it supports dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), Bluetooth V5.1, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Type C connector, etc. Not only that there is an under-display optical fingerprint sensor in Nova 7 5G. 


Price and Availability

Huawei Nova 7 5G has been officially released in China. The price of Nova 7 5G is set at CNY 2999 (around $429) for the 8/128GB variant. The higher storage variant with an 8/256GB option is sold at CNY 3399 (around $479). No official information has been released regarding the price and availability of the Nova 7 5G in Nepal but it is highly likely that the device will launch in Nepal once the Lockdown ends. The expected price of Nova 7 5G in Nepal is Rs. 51,990 for 8/128GB variant and Rs. 58,990 for 8/256GB variant. With this pricing, it will compete for market share with OnePlus 8 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro, Vivo Nex 3s, Oppo Find X2 Pro, Motorola Edge Plus, Realme X50 Pro, Redmi K30 Pro, etc. 

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