Last year, Huawei had introduced the Nova and Nova Plus mid-range smartphones. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has announced the Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus smartphones. The new models come with redesigned metallic chassis that makes them appear like premium devices. Both the smartphones have similar specs and the only differing factors are display size and battery capacity.
The metallic chassis of Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus measure 6.9 mm in thickness. The Nova 2 has a 5-inch LPTS In-Cell screen that offers a full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The Huawei Nova 2 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen. It also features the same kind of display and offers the same resolution like its smaller version. Both the phones feature 2.5D curved glass.
Both the phones are driven by Kirin 659 chipset and also feature the same dual rear camera. The twin camera system features a 12-megapixel sensor (each measuring 1.25 micro) with f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel sensor for optical zoom. The front-facing camera is of 20-megapixel. The Nova 2 has a 2,950mAh battery whereas a 3,340mAh battery is present inside Nova 2 Plus.
The Nova has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage and it is priced at 2,499 Yuan ($365). The Nova 2 Plus has 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage and it costs 2,899 Yuan ($375). Reservations for both Nova 2 models have started today in China and they will go on sale from 4 PM on June 16. Both phones will be available in color choices like Aurora Blue, Grass Green, Gold, Rose Gold and Obsidian Black