Huawei Nova 4 – Latest Android OS, Triple Rear Cameras and Punch-Hole Screen Design

After getting the massive success of Huawei Nova 3 back in July 2018, now Huawei is going ahead and releasing its successor named Huawei Nova 4 in Australia as discussed Nova 4 in News – however, it’s already on shelves across China. It’s only been a couple of weeks since we have got so many new amazing Huawei’s smartphones with the latest innovation and fully-baked features.

The Huawei P20 Pro comes with 3 rear cameras and even there is a handset with 30W Fast Charging Technology named Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Keeping a Technological Enhancement in mind, Huawei is trying out to redesign the handset and include more innovative features. With that motivation, Huawei has introduced another Nova series smartphone and interestingly, that’s claimed to Huawei Nova 4. Let’s discuss more in our Huawei Nova 4 review below!

Huawei Nova 4 colors

Release Date and Price

The handset was scheduled to be released all over China and nearest regions on December 17, 2018. However, details about official Huawei Nova 4 release date in Australia are pretty blurred as it’s yet to be announced by Huawei itself when (or if) Nova 4 arrives on shores. Keeping Huawei’s previously released smartphones in mind, Nova 4 is most likely to be landed somewhere in January 2019 or a little late.

As for Huawei Nova 4 Price in Australia, a predecessor Huawei Nova 3 and Nova 3i set users back around AU$600 and AU$453 respectively. Therefore, chances are Nova 4 could be almost similar and could be approx. AU$643. With a powerful processor, 5G support and a whopping RAM, we should expect a little hike in price.


It’s comprising an impressive 6.4-inches IPS LCD screen, Android 9.0 operating system, HiSilicon Kirin 970 Chipset and huge 128GB of onboard memory. Other Huawei Nova 4 specifications include:

  • Colors: Aurora Blue, Red, White and Black
  • Battery: 3900mAh non-removable (Fast Charging 9V/2A 18W)
  • Sensors: Compass, rear-mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Proximity and Accelerometer
  • Dimensions: 157 x 75.1 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 172 grams
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 Reversible
  • Headphone Jack: Yes 3.5mm
  • Rear Camera: 48MP + 16MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 25MP
  • Video Recording: 2160p@30fps and 1080p@30fps
  • Display Size: 6.4-inches IPS LCD Touchscreen
  • Display Resolution: 1080 x 2310 Pixels (398 PPI)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • RAM: 8GB
  • ROM: 128GB (Expandable Up to 512GB via microSD)
  • Chipset: HiSilicon Kirin 970 (10 nanometers)
  • CPU: Octa-core 4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Mali-G72 MP12
  • Others: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email and IM

Read Also: Huawei Nova 4 – Full Phone Specifications in Australia


After Samsung announced Galaxy A8s, Huawei is the first smartphone brand who announced an all-screen smartphone with a circular cutout for selfie snapper. The overall design feature is all about maximizing display real estate and Huawei’s Nova 4 offers up to 6.4-inches screen with a maximum resolution of 2310 x 1080 pixels. There is only one thing getting in the way of a true all-screen configuration is a punch-hole for 25MP front-facing camera at the top left side of the handset.


It’s powered by HiSilicon Kirin 970 Chipset which is partnered with a hefty 8GB of RAM – already on par with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and so many other flagships. The GPU is Mali-G72 MP12 for immersive graphics, though. Based on online sources, you will have no qualms dipping in and out of several apps simultaneously and browsing the web on Chrome will be fluid and glitch-free. It doesn’t really feel as smooth as Huawei’s devices with Kirin 980, one would not get a sign of lag while playing graphics enriched games or working on multitasking.


The handset comes with triple-rear camera configuration – 48MP + 16MP + 2MP. All these sensors demonstrate superb detailing of images and naturalness of their color reproduction in the daytime while maintaining a satisfactory quality of images in low-light. A solid and quality-oriented 25MP front-facing camera is delighted for selfie lovers as well as making video calls with their loved ones.

Camera features include LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, Geo-Tagging and more and one would be able to record 2160p videos at 30fps or 1080p videos at 30fps.

Storage and OS

The Nova 4 comes loaded with an internal memory of 128GB which means you can now have a pleasure of saving oodles amount of data in your handset without getting worried any further. Most important of all, the onboard storage supports microSD card in case you want to take the storage on the next level. In terms of software, it’s running on Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box.


The handset comes with an abundant performance duty 3900mAh non-removable battery which would somehow enable to have maximum battery time. That means you wouldn’t be needed to charge it that often. With a light use throughout an entire day, you won’t run out of the battery. However, a heavy user would be required to get it charged at least once before the day ends. It’s having a capability to be energized via its USB Port approx. 30% in a couple of minutes.

Hands-on reviews of Huawei Nova 4 are yet to be lived on the Internet but according to current details, it’s a flagship smartphone which provides some excellent features. Offering an exquisite and superb camera alongside huge storage which will definitely be admired by the audience. A high-quality and extra vibrant display with super-smooth performance is promised. Except for a Hybrid SIM slot, it’s showing no sign of a drawback.

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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