The Huawei Nova 3e, also known as the P20 Lite, was only recently launched in the international market. The smartphone which was available in China for a while is now available in Nepal for the price of Rs. 35,900.
The Huawei Nova 3e comes with a 5.84-inch 19:9 LTPS IPS LCD FHD+ display along with a notch. The processor inside is the same reliable HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor with Mali-T830 MP2 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage with an optional China exclusive 128GB of storage option. The Nova 3e supports expandable storage of up to 256GB, although you will have to sacrifice the dual SIM functionality.
Camera wise, there is a 16MP f/2.2 and a 2MP dual camera setup at the back. The rear camera setup supports up to 1080p video recording at 30fps. The star of the show here is certainly the 16 MP f/2.0 Sony IMX576 front camera.
Rest of the features of Huawei Nova 3e include a fingerprint sensor at the back, USB C connectivity support, and a headphone jack. The phone comes with EMUI 8.0 on top of Android Oreo 8.0 which the Huawei Nova 2i recently received here in Nepal. Finally, powering all of the features is a 3000mAh battery, in a 148.6 x 71.2 x 7.4 mm body.
Colour options include Black, Blue, Gold and Rose Gold. The device has launched in the price segment where smartphones like Oppo F7 and Vivo V9 are trying to leave a mark. For the price of Rs. 35,900, will the device pack a punch or not? Well, we will answer that in our full review.
Huawei Nova 3e Specifications:
- Display: 5.84-inch FullHD+ IPS (1080*2160), 19:9 aspect ratio
- SIM: Hybrid Dual Nano (SIM+SIM or SIM +microSD)
- OS: EMUI 8.0 on top of Android 8.0 Oreo
- Fingerprint Sensor: Rear Mounted
- Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 659
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.36 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali-T830 MP2
- RAM: 4GB
- Storage: 64GB, Expandable with microSD up to 256GB
- Rear Camera: 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera, Phase Detection Autofocus, Bokeh mode, Motion Photos, 1080p @30fps
- Front Camera: 16MP, f/2.0 aperture, Stickers, Beauty Mode, 1080p @30fps
- Connectivity: Dual Hybrid SIM (4G) Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type C
- Battery: 3000mAh
- Weight: 145grams
- Height: 148.6mm; Width: 71.2; Depth: 7.4mm