Huawei launches new nova series of smartphones

Huawei surprised everyone at IFA by not announcing new Mate 9. Instead, they launched the nova and nova plus smartphones.

@LanaJelic
Published Thu, Sep 1 2016 9:52 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:58 AM CST

IFA 2016 - Huawei surprised everyone today at their press event at IFA by not announcing the new Mate 9 phone, as expected. Instead, they had something old, something new and something blue.

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We'll start with the new part, as the Chinese giant introduced two new Android phones - the nova and nova plus. Both devices come with a Snapdragon 625 processor, 3GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, expandable with microSD card. Users can choose between three colors - Prestige Gold, Mystic Silver and Titanium Grey.

The nova has 5-inch display, a 12 MP rear camera and a 3020 mAh battery. The nova plus is a bit bigger, with 5.5-inch display, a 16 MP main camera and 3340 mAh battery.

Both devices should hit stores in October and the retail price is expected to be $450 for the nova and $480 for the nova plus.

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After the global launch of the P9 device earlier this year, today Huawei introduced two new colors for its flagship phone - blue and red. The specifications of the phone remain the same but you can now choose between more colors.

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