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Huawei nova 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 295 reviews of Huawei nova 2. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the battery and design. The performance and usability also get good feedback.

size, usability, performance, design, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei nova 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Manuel Masiero (

Huawei Nova 2 Smartphone Review


Selfie superstar? Huawei has created an upper-mid-range phone with the 5-inch Nova 2 and given it a special feature with a 20 MP front camera. Our review will reveal whether selfie fans should go for it.

stylish case in iPhone look ; bright display ; dual SIM ; USB Type-C ; Bluetooth 4.2 / aptX ; high storage capacity ; high performance ; long battery life ; quick charging

only hybrid dual SIM ; only USB 2.0 ; moderate Wi-Fi performance ; only average camera

With the Nova 2, Huawei has produced a good smartphone, which rightly belongs to the upper mid-range. The 5-inch Android phone convinces with great build quality, sits comfortably in the hand, and appears high-end regardless of the viewpoint. Together...

Oct, 2017

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Huawei Nova 2 review: a sleek smartphone with a vision


Huawei introduced the Nova series at the IFA in 2016, and now its successor is heading to stores shortly before the 2017 trade show - but it bears little resemblance to the first Nova. The Huawei Nova 2's new features: dual camera, a completely modern...

Good cameras ; Ample storage ; Compact size

The rear can quickly get dirty ; Hard to feel the fingerprint sensor ; Performance is not at a high-end level

The Huawei Nova 2 is a well-made mid-range smartphone that can stand out from the crowd with its cameras. Although its performance is not at the level of a high-end smartphone, that’s not something you can necessarily expect for under $400, either....

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Huawei Nova 2 hands-on review


Twin cameras and subtle styling, without the sky-high price - if you can get hold of one

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Jim Martin (

Hands-on: Huawei Nova 2 review


A hands-on review of Huawei's latest mid-range Android phones, the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus.

Given the limited hands-on time, it's too early to give any buying advice. However, the mid-range price does make both the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus seem good value if you're particularly after a phone for taking all kinds of photos. They're not so hot...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2950

Call Management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y


Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera resolution (numeric):12 / 20
Rear camera resolution (numeric):12 / 20
Rear camera type:Dual camera / Single camera
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:1080p
Zoom capability:Y


Color of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Green / Pink
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar


Display Diagonal:5
Display number of colors:16 million colours / 16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Type:LTPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Pixel density:443
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


Audio formats supported:3GP,AAC,AMR,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,MP4,OGG,WAV
Video formats supported:3GP,MP4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GSM
4G standard:LTE / TD-LTE
Bluetooth profiles:APT-X
Bluetooth version:4.2
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y


Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Coprocessor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.7
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Cortex / Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:2.36
Processor model:Kirin 659


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:7 / 7.0


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:4
USB mass storage:Y


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions