Huawei Nova 2 Plus, features, price and opinions

Huawei Nova 2 Plus, features, price and opinions

After a huge expectation and wait, we can now officially know the main aspects of the new generation of Huawei phones. Specifically, we are going to focus on the natural successor to the Huawei Nova Plus. This phone 5.5 inch screen intended to highlight to provide a photographic luxury equipment: d ual rear camera and 20 - megapixel selfie camera .

In addition, it includes really powerful hardware with a Kirin 659 chip and 4 GB of RAM. In the economic part, it will bet on an affordable price of 380 euros. The departure date in China will be July 5 . Let's take a look at this device in more detail:

Design and display

Compared to the 5 inches of the Huawei Nova 2, its Plus version goes up to 5.5 inches. The IPS screen has a Full HD resolution (1,920 x 1080 pixels) , with an image density of 400 dpi.

On the part of the general design, the new Huawei launch is committed to aluminum and a clean finish . It bears a lot of resemblance to the iPhone concept, if we don't take into account the rear fingerprint reader. As for the colors, the variety will be large: green, rose gold, black, gold and blue.

huawei nova 2 front black


The Huawei Nova 2 Plus will have the same internal hardware as its standard version, although it will increase storage. We are talking about our own HiSilicon Kirin 659 eight-core processor at a speed of 2.36 GHz, and 4 GB of RAM . The internal memory, as we have advanced, goes from 64 to 128 GB. Besides, the graphics card is a Mali-T830 MP2.

The operating system, meanwhile, will be Android 7 Nougat with Huawei's latest customization layer, EMUI 5.0 . As we can see, it is a team with leading-edge features, ready to compete with the best mid-range mobiles, and with some even high-end phones.

Huawei Nova 2 Plus datasheet

screen5.5-inch IPS screen with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 400 dpi
Main chamber12 MP with aperture f / 1.8 + 8 MP and telephoto lens
Camera for selfies20 MP sensor
Internal memory128 GB
ExtensionmicroSD up to 128GB
Processor and RAMHiSilicon Kirin 659 Octa-Core 2.36GHz, 4GB
Battery3,340 mAh
Operating systemAndroid 7 Nougat with EMUI 5.0
Connectionsmini jack, USB type C, WiFi, Bluetooth
Designaluminum and glass, in green, rose gold, black, gold and blue colors
Featured FeaturesFast charging, rear fingerprint reader
Release dateJuly 5 (in China)
Price380 euros


We come to the star section of the Huawei Nova 2 Plus, which is the camera. In this case, both the rear and the front offer high-level features. The main camera is double, with two 12 and 8 megapixel lenses respectively.

The main lens is 12 megapixels, and it has an aperture f / 1.8 and is a wide angle . The other sensor is 8 megapixels and is designed for long distances. With this combination of lenses, we will be able to use quality zooms and generate good perspectives. In addition, the two cameras have an optical stabilizer and will offer a portrait mode, like that of the iPhone 7.

The front camera also sets the bar high. It is a goal of no less than 20 megapixels . A leap in quality to take selfies with a resolution until now unknown. Neither in the rear camera nor in the front we have seen Leica optics. However, the Huawei Nova 2 Plus does not suffer: we are facing a team worthy, at least in theory, of a high-end.

Autonomy and connections

The Huawei Nova 2 Plus battery will be 3,340 milliamps , and it will have fast charging. It is a capacity that falls within the standard for current mobiles of a similar size. We cannot yet advance exact hours of autonomy, but compared to mobiles of the same size, we can imagine that it will exceed 15 hours. Fast charging is still not a standard in the mid-range, so it is greatly appreciated.

In the part of connections, the Huawei Nova 2 Plus has a USB type C input and 3.5 mm audio port . Once again, it seems that the doubts regarding the survival of the mini jack are already completely dispelled. In the connectivity part, we find 4G, GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and we assume that NFC, although it has not been confirmed yet. Finally, a rear fingerprint reader, which we hope will maintain the efficiency that Huawei has accustomed us to with previous releases.

huawei nova 2 colors

Availability and price

On July 5, the Huawei Nova 2 and Huawei Nova 2 Plus will go on sale . Of course, in China. The exact dates for the European versions are not yet on the table. They will arrive? Considering that the first Nova did, we see no reason not to happen with this second generation.

Regarding the price, we know that the price will be 2,900 yuan, approximately 380 euros at the exchange rate . If this price is maintained in our country, we would have a very favorable quality-price ratio for the customer.

In conclusion, this Huawei Nova 2 Plus is presented to us as another quality push to the mid-range. With its double rear camera, its 4 GB of RAM and Android 7, it has little to envy other terminals that almost double its price . We hope to have information soon about the foreseeable Spanish editions of this phone. We will keep you informed as soon as we have news.