It was first seen in our media trip in Bohol, and has been teased as the #mysteryphone for the past few days. Now, the official name and specs of Huawei’s newest smartphone has been revealed. Meet the new Huawei Nova 2 Lite.
The Nova 2 Lite is targeted at those who prioritize camera performance above everything else, thanks to its dual rear cameras composed of a 12MP RGB sensor, coupled with a 2MP sensor for achieving the depth of field effect. The strength of the effect can even be customized to 7 levels, depending on the user’s preference.
With Phase Detection Auto-Focus, taking good quality shots in challenging conditions shouldn’t be a problem. The 8MP front camera has also been coupled with a toning flash to ensure that skin tone is always on point when taking those lovely selfies.
The device features a 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView display with HD+ resolution, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage expandable with a microSD card. It packs a 3,000mAh battery and runs on EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo.
Note: The unit we have isn’t running on the final version of its intended software, and an update is supposedly already in the works.
Huawei Nova 2 Lite Specs
- 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor
- 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage expandable via microSD card
- 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView HD+ display
- 12MP + 2MP rear cameras, wide aperture
- 8MP front camera with toning flash
- EMUI 8.0 on top of Android Oreo
- 3,000mAh battery
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Fingerprint Sensor
Though local pricing is yet to be revealed, the Huawei Nova 2 Lite is expected to be available in stores sometime this March. Stay tuned for our unboxing, first impressions, and full review.