Huawei nova 8 5G review: worth buying?

Created date: 12/22/2020, 09:08:55, Updated date: 12/22/2020, 09:21:33

What are the strengths of the Huawei nova 8 5G? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Huawei nova 8 5G is right for you.

Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Huawei nova 8 5G

Huawei nova 8 5G's size

The Huawei nova 8 5G is 2.9 inches (74.1 mm) wide, 6.3 inches (160.1 mm) tall, and 0.3 inches (7.6 mm) thick. I can just barely use it with one hand, so it may feel big to some people. In the case of the Huawei nova 8 5G, it weighs about 169 oz (169 g). It feels a little heavy when held with one hand. It may tire your hand out if you operate it for too long a time.

In giving an overall rating to the Huawei nova 8 5G, while it may be slightly difficult to hold, it shouldn't be much of a problem when considering its general strengths and weaknesses.

The CPU performance of Huawei nova 8 5G

The Huawei nova 8 5G has an extremely high processing power of 2.58GHz+2.4GHz+1.84GHz×8(OctaCore), so it can smoothly run any app out there with ease. Its performance ranks among the top-class of all smartphones released to date. It's well suited to running even the most demanding of 3D games with ease.

The Huawei nova 8 5G has a very high RAM capacity at 8GB. There are few cases where the RAM capacity would be insufficient, so it is also well suited to multitasking. It's unlikely to feel slow even when switching between several different apps.

The Huawei nova 8 5G is an exceptional high-end smartphone. You will be fully content with its performance in all areas. It is a must-have for you if operation performance is important for you.

Huawei nova 8 5G's storage capacity

The Huawei nova 8 5G has 256GB of data storage, which is perfect for people who frequently take photos and videos. It is suited to taking both photos and videos, and is unlikely to feel inconvenient even with lots of apps or games installed.

The Huawei nova 8 5G is not compatible with SD cards, so make sure you check that there's enough storage for your needs.

Huawei nova 8 5G's screen

The Huawei nova 8 5G has a 6.57 inch screen. The smartphone has a large, impressive screen, which allows you to enjoy photos and videos to the fullest. It is also very good for writing business documents and doing other work.

The screen of the Huawei nova 8 5G is extremely clear, and it's able to display everything from images to videos and even video game graphics in perfect clarity.

The camera function of Huawei nova 8 5G

The Huawei nova 8 5G has an ultrahigh performance 64 MP main camera. This allows you to make high-quality photos and will rarely leave you wanting with regard to camera performance. This will make using your camera fun.

In addition, the front camera of the Huawei nova 8 5G has an extremely high resolution with 32 MP. You can take top-notch photos and the camera performance leaves no wishes unfilled. You will enjoy using your smartphone as your camera.

Overall assessment of Huawei nova 8 5G

The Huawei nova 8 5G is a smartphone with no particular weaknesses. Being a high-spec, high-performance phone, it's well suited for use as your main smartphone in a wide variety of settings.

The merits and demerits of Huawei nova 8 5G

The merits of Huawei nova 8 5G

  • With the large display you can comfortably use it to watch videos and play games.
  • Photos and videos are beautiful to look at on the clear screen.
  • It has a high performance CPU, meaning that even 3D games run smoothly.
  • The extremely high-spec rear camera makes the phone great for taking photogenic and scenic shots.
  • Because the smartphone has a very high performance front camera, you can use it to make great shots of photospots and scenery.

The demerits of Huawei nova 8 5G

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Comparing the specifications of Huawei nova 8 5G against similar products

body size

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

53.0-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.1 mm) x 6.3 inches (160.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.6 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 5

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)

body weight

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

62.8-Weight:169 oz (169 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 5

62.0Weight:171 oz (171 g)

screen size

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

91.0-Display size:6.57 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 5

90.7Display size:6.39 inch

screen resolution

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

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 5

75.3

RAM capacity

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

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 5

93.4RAM size:8GB

storage size

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

91.5-Storage size:256GB

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 5

90.0Storage size:128GB

rear-camera resolution

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

100.0-Rear-camera resolution:64 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 5

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

front-camera resolution

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

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 5

97.8Front-camera resolution:32 MP

grip

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

57.9-Color:Black/Blue/Green/White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (74.1 mm) x 6.3 inches (160.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.6 mm), Weight:169 oz (169 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 5

57.6Color: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)

screen cleanliness

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

83.1-Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:392 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 5

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

performance

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

Huawei nova 8 5G

95.3-OS:Android, Chipset:Kirin 985 5G, CPU specs:2.58GHz+2.4GHz+1.84GHz×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 5

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

Specifications of Huawei nova 8 5G

Huawei nova 8 5G
ImageHuawei nova 8 5G
MakerHuawei
Release date1/5, 2021
ColorBlack/Blue/Green/White
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.9 inches (74.1 mm) x 6.3 inches (160.1 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.6 mm)
Weight169 oz (169 g)
Display size6.57 inch
Display typeOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2340
Pixel density392 ppi
ChipsetKirin 985 5G
CPU specs2.58GHz+2.4GHz+1.84GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB
Storage size256GB
Rear-camera resolution64 MP
Front-camera resolution32 MP

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