Huawei nova 5 Review

Created date: 06/21/2019, 21:29:21, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 06:01:40

We've conducted a detailed review of the Huawei nova 5, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Huawei nova 5's features, performance, reviews

Huawei nova 5's camera specs

Huawei nova 5 has a 48 MP main camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the quality. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

Also, Huawei nova 5 has an 32 MP front camera, which is an extremely high figure. As this camera can take very high-quality photos, you will rarely feel frustrated with the resolution. You can comfortably rely on this smartphone's camera.

Huawei nova 5's battery performance

The battery performance of the Huawei nova 5 is 3500 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Huawei nova 5 is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Huawei nova 5's size

The Huawei nova 5 has a width of 2.9 inches (74.8 mm), a length of 6.2 inches (157.4 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (7.3 mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the Huawei nova 5 is about 171 oz (171 g). You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Huawei nova 5, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Huawei nova 5's screen

Huawei nova 5 has a 6.39 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Huawei nova 5 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Huawei nova 5's CPU specs

With the 2.27GHz+1.88GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Huawei nova 5 has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With a huge 8GB of RAM, the Huawei nova 5 has an extremely large amount. Cases of insufficient RAM almost never occur, so it is further suited for multitasking as well. Even with frequent switching between multiple apps you are unlikely to feel any sluggishness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Huawei nova 5, it is a really fantastic high-end smartphone, and in terms of performance can be used without stress in all usage scenarios. If choosing a smartphone for performance in operation, it is highly recommended.

Huawei nova 5's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Huawei nova 5 is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

The Huawei nova 5 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Huawei nova 5's general rating

The Huawei nova 5 is a smartphone with no weak points in particular. In addition to its high specifications, it is the main smartphone used in various situations because it has many functions.

Advantages and disadvantages of Huawei nova 5

Advantages of Huawei nova 5

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a relatively long battery life, so you do not need to worry about battery much.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.
  • It has an extremely high-grade rear camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.
  • It has an extremely high-grade front camera, so you can take Instagrammable pictures or landscape photography.

Disadvantages of Huawei nova 5

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Comparing the specifications of Huawei nova 5 against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Huawei nova 5

53.2-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.4 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm)

HUAWEI nova lite 2

57.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72.1 mm) x 5.9 inches (150.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.5 mm)

Huawei nova 3

54.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73.7 mm) x 6.2 inches (157 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm)

Huawei nova 4e

56.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.7 mm) x 6.0 inches (152.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.4 mm)

Huawei nova 4

52.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.1 mm) x 6.2 inches (157 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm)

Huawei nova 3i

52.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.2 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.6 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.6 mm)

Huawei nova 5 Pro

53.2Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.4 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm)

Huawei nova 5i

50.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.9 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.3 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Huawei nova 5

62.0-Weight:171 oz (171 g)

HUAWEI nova lite 2

73.1Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Huawei nova 3

64.0Weight:166 oz (166 g)

Huawei nova 4e

66.8Weight:159 oz (159 g)

Huawei nova 4

61.6Weight:172 oz (172 g)

Huawei nova 3i

62.8Weight:169 oz (169 g)

Huawei nova 5 Pro

62.0Weight:171 oz (171 g)

Huawei nova 5i

59.2Weight:178 oz (178 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Huawei nova 5

90.7-Display size:6.39 inch

HUAWEI nova lite 2

84.4Display size:5.65 inch

Huawei nova 3

90.5Display size:6.3 inch

Huawei nova 4e

90.3Display size:6.15 inch

Huawei nova 4

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

Huawei nova 3i

90.5Display size:6.3 inch

Huawei nova 5 Pro

90.7Display size:6.39 inch

Huawei nova 5i

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Huawei nova 5

75.3-

HUAWEI nova lite 2

72.7

Huawei nova 3

75.3

Huawei nova 4e

74.9

Huawei nova 4

74.9

Huawei nova 3i

75.3

Huawei nova 5 Pro

75.3

Huawei nova 5i

74.9

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Huawei nova 5

93.4-RAM size:8GB

HUAWEI nova lite 2

60.0RAM size:3GB

Huawei nova 3

90.0RAM size:6GB

Huawei nova 4e

93.4RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 4

93.4RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 3i

90.0RAM size:6GB

Huawei nova 5 Pro

93.4RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 5i

93.4RAM size:8GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Huawei nova 5

90.0-Storage size:128GB

HUAWEI nova lite 2

55.5Storage size:32GB

Huawei nova 3

90.0Storage size:128GB

Huawei nova 4e

90.0Storage size:128GB

Huawei nova 4

90.0Storage size:128GB

Huawei nova 3i

90.0Storage size:128GB

Huawei nova 5 Pro

91.5Storage size:256GB

Huawei nova 5i

90.0Storage size:128GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

Huawei nova 5

72.5-Battery capacity:3500 mAh

HUAWEI nova lite 2

65.0Battery capacity:3000 mAh

Huawei nova 3

76.3Battery capacity:3750 mAh

Huawei nova 4e

70.1Battery capacity:3340 mAh

Huawei nova 4

76.3Battery capacity:3750 mAh

Huawei nova 3i

70.1Battery capacity:3340 mAh

Huawei nova 5 Pro

72.5Battery capacity:3500 mAh

Huawei nova 5i

80.0Battery capacity:4000 mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Huawei nova 5

97.8-Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

HUAWEI nova lite 2

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Huawei nova 3

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Huawei nova 4e

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Huawei nova 4

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Huawei nova 3i

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Huawei nova 5 Pro

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Huawei nova 5i

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Huawei nova 5

97.8-Front-camera resolution:32 MP

HUAWEI nova lite 2

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Huawei nova 3

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

Huawei nova 4e

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Huawei nova 4

88.0Front-camera resolution:25 MP

Huawei nova 3i

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

Huawei nova 5 Pro

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

Huawei nova 5i

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Huawei nova 5

57.6-Color:Black/Purple/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.4 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:171 oz (171 g)

HUAWEI nova lite 2

65.2Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8 inches (72.1 mm) x 5.9 inches (150.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.5 mm), Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Huawei nova 3

59.1Color:Iris Purple/Airy blue/Primrose Gold/Red/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (73.7 mm) x 6.2 inches (157 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:166 oz (166 g)

Huawei nova 4e

61.4Color:Peacock Blue/Midnight Black/Pearl White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.7 mm) x 6.0 inches (152.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.4 mm), Weight:159 oz (159 g)

Huawei nova 4

57.1Color:Aurora Blue/Red/White/Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.1 mm) x 6.2 inches (157 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm), Weight:172 oz (172 g)

Huawei nova 3i

57.6Color:Black/Pearl White/Iris Purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.2 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.6 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.6 mm), Weight:169 oz (169 g)

Huawei nova 5 Pro

57.6Color:Black/Purple/Green/Orange, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.4 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:171 oz (171 g)

Huawei nova 5i

55.1Color:Black/Gradient Blue/Red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.9 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.3 mm), Weight:178 oz (178 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Huawei nova 5

84.9-Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403 ppi

HUAWEI nova lite 2

85.6Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:427 ppi

Huawei nova 3

85.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:409 ppi

Huawei nova 4e

85.2Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2312, Pixel density:414 ppi

Huawei nova 4

84.5Display type:LTPS IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2310, Pixel density:398 ppi

Huawei nova 3i

85.1Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:409 ppi

Huawei nova 5 Pro

84.9Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403 ppi

Huawei nova 5i

84.5Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2310, Pixel density:398 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Huawei nova 5

92.9-OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 810, CPU specs:2.27GHz+1.88GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

HUAWEI nova lite 2

79.9OS:Android, Chipset:Huawei Kirin 659, CPU specs:2.36GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Huawei nova 3

90.8OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 970, CPU specs:2.4GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Huawei nova 4e

92.3OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 710, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 4

93.2OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 970, CPU specs:2.4GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 3i

90.0OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 710, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Huawei nova 5 Pro

94.3OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 980, CPU specs:2.6GHz+1.92GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 5i

92.3OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 710F, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Huawei nova 5's specs

Huawei nova 5
ImageHuawei nova 5
MakerHuawei
Release date6, 2019
ColorBlack/Purple/Green
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.9 inches (74.8 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.4 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm)
Weight171 oz (171 g)
Display size6.39 inch
Display typeOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2340
Pixel density403 ppi
Battery capacity3500 mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 810
CPU specs2.27GHz+1.88GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP
Front-camera resolution32 MP

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