Huawei Nova 5z goes official with 48MP quad cameras

Joanna Estrada
October 21, 2019

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is expanding its Nova 5 series and has launched a new smartphone Nova 5z. The Nova 5Z jacks up the number of smartphones under the 5 series to a total of 6 - up from 5 - including the standard Nova 5, Nova 5 Pro, Nova 5T, Nova 5i, and Nova 5i Pro.

The Nova 5z starts at a price of CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs 16,000) for the base variant with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage going all the way to CNY 1,799 (roughly Rs 18,000) for the top-end variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Read on to find out everything on this new Huawei smartphone. The key highlight of the Huawei Nova 5z is its punch-hole display and quad rear cameras with a 48MP main camera. It's also running on the Kirin 980 processor which has 8GB of RAM with 128GB or 256GB of storage. Colors are Black, Aurora, and Emerald Green, which isnt much of a surprise.

It is immediately available for pre-order on Tmall, with the first sale slated for 00:00 AM (local time) on November 1. However, there's still no update on Huawei's plan to launch the device in India.

It features an IPS LCD display of 6.26 inches that carries support for full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The device also features a punch-hole design with a 32-megapixel f/2.0 camera on the top-left corner of the display.

The phone runs EMUI 9.1, based on Android Pie, and has plenty of software and hardware boosters - AI for the camera and performance, GPU Turbo for the gaming enthusiasts. The internal memory can be expanded using Huawei's proprietary nanoSD card.

The smartphone comes equipped with quad rear camera setup with a combination of a 48-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture, an 8-megapixel superwide angle with f/2.4 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro lens with f/2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Some camera features include AI handheld super night scene, portrait mode, wide-angle distortion correction and more. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. The phone also has a fingerprint sensor at the back.

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