Huawei Nova 2 lite Unboxing and First Impressions

Huawei’s new Nova 2 lite ^( is the corporate’s maximum reasonably priced smartphone with the trendy 18:9 display side ratio and twin cameras but.
Huawei Nova 2 lite Unboxing and First Impressions
Meet Huawei Nova 2 lite!
Even at simply PHP 9,990, Huawei used to be ready to suit a large 5.99-inch HD+ 18:9 display with minimum bezels and a promising 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.0 twin digicam setup with bokeh mode for portrait pictures on the Nova 2 lite.
It additionally has a pleasant form of 8MP f/2.0 entrance digicam Good Selfie Firming Flash” which permits the telephone to routinely and intelligently modify the lights for herbal having a look selfies even at midnight.

As well as, it has respectable general specifications for the fee and the up to date Android 8.0 Oreo OS w/ Huawei’s homebrewed EMUI 8.0 pores and skin.

Huawei Nova 2 lite Specifications

Show: 5.99-inch HD+ 1440 x 720 answer w/ 2.5D curved glass at 269 ppi
CPU: 1.4GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 505
ROM: 32GB expandable by means of microSD card slot as much as 128GB (devoted)
Primary Digital camera: 13MP f/2.2 + 2MP f/2.0 w/ PDAF and LED flash
Selfie Digital camera: 8MP f/2.0 w/ softlight LED flash
Battery: 3,000mAh
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo w/ EMUI 8.0
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, 4G LTE w/ VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, twin SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, mild, orientation, proximity, sound, magnetic
Others: Fingerprint sensor, face liberate, Colours: black, gold, blue
Dimensions: 158.3 x 76.7 x 7.8 mm
Weight: 155 g
Value: PHP 9,990

Disclaimer: Huawei seeded us with a unit of the Nova 2 lite for our optimistic take.

Unboxing / Equipment

The Huawei Nova 2 lite will include the standard USB wall charger, USB to micro USB cable, earphones with microphone, SIM ejector instrument, and the product guide. We additionally spotted that Huawei hooked up a pre-installed display protector within. It has no case integrated within even though.

Construct High quality / Design

Dual cam, mic, and fingerprint scanner behind
Twin cam, mic, and fingerprint scanner at the back of

Hauwei Nova 2 lite’s building is respectable, however it’s a ways from Huawei’s same old steel clad usual discovered within the PHP 10Ok and above ticket. In contrast to the Y7 Top ^(, GR5 2018 ^(, and Nova 2i ^(, the frame of the Nova 2 lite is constituted of polycarbonate subject matter that is often referred to as plastic.
Sexy glossy blue finish
Horny shiny blue end

The frame will include two forms of end. The again and gold colour variant may have the standard matte-like again quilt texture whilst the blue model will include a 
shiny end that appears somewhat extra top class than the matte-like end.

Polycarbonate building as an alternative of the standard steel construct.

In entrance, the massive 5.99-inch FHD+ 18:9 show has a layer of 2.5D curved curved glass. Huawei added a pre-installed display protector on most sensible to forestall it from having undesirable scratches. On the other hand, Huawei failed to say if it has Gorilla Glass coverage.
Nothing on top
Not anything on most sensible
3.5 mm headphone jack, micro USB, microphone, and single speaker below
3.5 mm headphone jack, micro USB, microphone, and unmarried speaker beneath
Dual SIM and microSD card slot at left
Twin SIM and microSD card slot at left
Power button and volume rocker at right
Energy button and quantity rocker at proper
Design-wise, the black and gold variants of the Nova 2 lite seems like your conventional minimalist smartphone. It’s nice for individuals who wishes a telephone with just right but now not that catchy design.

Then again, the shiny blue model is surprising and flaunt-worthy for the fee!

The telephone additionally appears moderately small for a telephone with large 5.99-inch show because of its small most sensible, backside, and aspect bezels. The ones bezels are patently slimmer 

It additionally has just right curves on the again and at the aspects and corners. The backplate is somewhat at risk of fingerprint smudges.

The telephone could also be moderately just right to carry and has no sharp edges round. The entire buttons and ports are simple to achieve too. The fingerprint scanner placement is in a strategic and right kind within the heart placement on the again.

Preliminary findings

AnTuTu score of the Nova 2 lite
AnTuTu ranking of the Nova 2 lite

1. The construct is respectable, however it’s not as difficult as their different steel clad choices within the PHP 10Ok and above worth fluctuate sooner than. The design is superb, we adore its minimum bezels and the tall 18:9 display ratio. The shiny blue variant is solely beautiful. The display is moderately just right having a look too in spite of the lower-res HD+ answer coming from the FHD+ of the Nova 2i.
2. Total specifications are respectable. It runs with the fast sufficient 64-bit Snapdragon 430 chip with Adreno 505 GPU paired with sufficient 3GB RAM and 32GB garage. It additionally has 3,000mAh of battery that is unusually environment friendly to this point. We’d have appreciated it higher even though if Huawei integrated a more moderen chip just like the Snapdragon 435 (just like the Y7 Top) or a one thing that is somewhat upper than that.
3. Curiously, this it probably the most reasonably priced Huawei smartphone provided with the brand new Oreo based totally EMUI 8.0 pores and skin! It’s truly easy, function wealthy, and has minimum bloats. It even has an choice the place you’ll be able to select the usual (no app drawer) or the drawer (with app drawer) modes. Huawei even added a “Karaoke mode” function which may be helpful for some.
4. On the again, it is going with a 13MP f/2.2 number one sensor + 2MP f/2.0 intensity sensor. It’s one of the easier shooters at this worth level to this point. The bokeh mode for portrait pictures appears cleaner than ever as neatly. On the other hand, it has no professional mode anymore. The entire different mid-range Huawei gadgets prior to now has professional mode. For selfies, the 8MP f/2.0 selfie of the Nova 2 lite is one of the most efficient for the fee. It additionally has an clever form of softlight LED flash for herbal having a look selfies at midnight.
5. It has an LED mild indicator at the higher left a part of the telephone, USB OTG fortify, and fingerprint scanner + face liberate mixed. Each the fingerprint scanner and face liberate are fast and dependable to this point. On the other hand, it has no gyroscope sensor.

Comparable: Huawei Nova 2 lite: First Digital camera Samples ^(

As of the instant

The Huawei Nova 2 lite is an engaging sub PHP 10Ok contender. We adore that it has a contemporary 5.99-inch 18:9 large display, respectable specifications, just right cameras, and fingerprint scanner + face liberate generation.

Word: Those that will pre-order ^( the Nova 2 lite from March 14 till March 23, 2018 gets a FREE JBL E40BT headphone price PHP 4,500.

Keep tuned for our complete assessment!

Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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