Huawei launches Nova 7, 7 SE & 7 Pro with 5G connectivity

In the latest development, Huawei has launched Nova 7, 7 SE & 7 Pro with high-end camera specifications, 5G connectivity, and 4000 mAh batteries. Have a look at the price and detailed descriptions here.

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At a virtual launch event two days ago, Huawei unveiled one of its most anticipated series of 2020, i.e. the Nova 7 series. The series comprises of 3 smartphones, namely: Huawei Nova 7 SE, Huawei Nova 7, and Huawei Nova 7 Pro.

It is important to note Huawei recently launched Mate X which is equipped with a Kirin 980 (7nm) processor mounted on an Octa-core CPU. Being the most recent and the most powerful processor introduced for cellular devices, it provides users with maximum speed and lowest response time.

This smartphone runs on Android Pie 9.0 installed as a stock firmware and the EMUI, Huawei’s standard user interface that gives the Mate X better AI handling, performance, and speed.

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All the phones in the Huawei 7 series come with high-end camera specifications, 5G connectivity, and 4000 mAh batteries. The main difference between these Smartphones is their display specifications and chipsets. Let’s take a look.

Design and Display

Design-wise, the smartphones follow the general trend. The Huawei 7 series comes with glossy bodies and a paint job that mimics the effects of falling light. The quad-sensor camera set of each smartphone is housed on a Galaxy S20-like rectangular housing.

The Huawei nova 7 Pro 5G is built around a curved 6.57 OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, dual punch hole, in-display fingerprint reader, and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

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The vanilla Nova 7 boasts a 6.53 OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, a single punch hole, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a built-in fingerprint scanner.

The Huawei 7 series, on the other hand, features a 6.5-inch IPS display with a single punch hole, 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution, and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the right side.

Internals and storage

Under the hood, the Huawei Nova 7 Pro and 7 are driven by Kirin 985 chipset accompanied by 8 GB RAM and 128 GB or 256 GB storage. In contrast, the Nova 7 SE packs the Kirin 820 5G chipset topped with 8 GB RAM and 128 GB or 256 GB storage.

The software front is covered by EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10.


All the smartphones in Huawei 7 series come with almost identical rear-camera setups. The Nova 7 Pro features a 1/1.7 64 MP main shooter joined by an 8 MP ultrawide snapper, an 8 MP periscope lens with OIS as well as 5X optical and up to 50X hybrid zoom and a 2 MP macro shooter. For the vanilla model, the periscope module is replaced by a conventional 8 MP telephoto lens with 3X optical and 5X hybrid zoom.

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As far as the SE model is concerned, it features a 64 MP main camera, 8 MP ultrawide shooter and 2 MP macro lens, and 2 MP depth sensor.

The Pro model comes with a dual-sensor camera for selfies with 32 MP + 8 MP configuration. In contrast, the vanilla and SE models come with 32 MP and 16 MP single sensors, respectively.

Battery and Pricing

Huawei Nova 7 Pro, 7, and 7 SE pack a similar 4000 mAh battery with support for 40W fast charging.

The Huawei 7 series will be available for sale by the 28th April with the following price tags.

Nova 7 Pro

  • 8/128 GB ~$522
  • 8/256 GB ~$580

Nova 7

  • 8/128 GB ~$425
  • 8/256 GB ~$480

Nova 7 SE

  • 8/128 GB ~$340
  • 8/256 GB ~$395