What to expect
The Huawei Nova 4 is Huawei's more affordable take on the Mate 20 and comes with an all-new "punched hole" front camera and a triple camera array.
The Huawei Nova 4 provides a lot of the fun toys found on the Mate 20 or P20 Pro at a significantly lower price point.
Chinese phone brand Huawei has produced some exceptional phones in recent memory, heavily pushing its premium P-series and Mate phones as the best you can buy. However, it's also a player in the more affordable mid-range and budget spaces, typically releasing phones under its Nova sub-brand for those with more moderate wallets. The Huawei Nova 4 looks to provide some excellent value for those chasing a mid-range price point.
- Hole punch in front display
- 6.4-inch LCD
- Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
- Triple rear cameras
- 48MP primary sensor
- 25MP front selfie camera
- Kirin 970 processor
- Android 9
- 3750mAh battery
- 18W fast wired charging via USB-C
- Huawei's pushing the quality of mid-range phones well
Pricing and availability
- The Huawei Nova 4 will launch in China first.
- Price conversion suggests a likely Australian price point between $650-$750
Huawei's a Chinese company with a huge market presence there, so it's not surprising that its first launch market for the Huawei Nova 4 would be in China. There, the Huawei Nova 4 will cost 3,399 yuan – about $650 or so at current conversion rates – when it launches.
Huawei hasn't yet confirmed Australian launch plans for the Huawei Nova 4, although it has enjoyed considerable success in the local market, and we've seen numerous Nova-branded phones here in the past. At that price point, it's not out of the question that it could land as a lower-cost plan option with carriers as well as being sold outright, but we'll have to wait and see what happens on that score.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Huawei's flagship camera phone
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro combines the power of Huawei's own Kirin 980 chip, an exceptional battery and a class-leading triple camera array.
- Amazing camera.
- Battery life that easily beats any other handset.
- Kirin 980 processor is top notch.
- Reverse wireless charging.
Huawei P20 Pro
A premium phone for camera lovers
The Huawei P20 Pro features three stunning rear cameras, helping you take your mobile photography to the next level.
Huawei Nova 4 Specifications
- Product Name
- Huawei Nova 4
- Display Size
- 6.4-inch LCD
- 1080 x 2310
- Kirin 970
- 128GB plus microSD
- Operating System
- Android 9
- Front camera
- 25MP f/2.0
- Rear camera
- Triple lens: 48MP f/1.8, 16MP f/2.2, 2MP f/2.4
- 157 x 75.1 x 7.8 mm
- 172 g
- TBC, expected around $650
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