Huawei Nova 4: Features | Pricing | Specifications

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.


Huawei Nova 4 at a glance
When will the Huawei Nova 4 come out? Australian availability still to be confirmed
What’s new about the Huawei Nova 4? Triple rear camera, punched-hole front display, Kirin 970 processor
How much will the Huawei Nova 4 cost? Expected around $650-$750

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.

Design

  • Hole punch in front display
  • 6.4-inch LCD
  • Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Camera

  • Triple rear cameras
  • 48MP primary sensor
  • 25MP front selfie camera

Performance

  • Kirin 970 processor
  • Android 9

Battery life

  • 3750mAh battery
  • 18W fast wired charging via USB-C

Early outlook

  • 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.

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Huawei Nova 4 Specifications

Product Name
Huawei Nova 4
Display Size
6.4-inch LCD
Resolution
1080 x 2310
PPI
398
Processor
Kirin 970
RAM
8GB
Storage
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
Battery
3750mAh
Dimensions
157 x 75.1 x 7.8 mm
Weight
172 g
Price
TBC, expected around $650
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Updated January 17th, 2019
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage More info
Kirin 980
6.53
2244 x 1080
128GB
Kirin 980
6.39
3120 x 1440
128GB
Huawei Mate 20 X
Huawei Mate 20 X
Kirin 980
7.2
2244 x 1080
128GB
Huawei Mate 20 Lite
Huawei Mate 20 Lite
Kirin 710
6.3
2340 x 1080
64GB
Kirin 710
6.3
2340 x 1080
128GB
Kirin 659
5.8
2280 x 1080
64GB
Kirin 970
6.1
2240 x 1080
128GB
Kirin 970
6
2160 x 1080
128GB
Kirin 970
5.9
2560 x 1440
64GB
Kirin 659
5.9
2160 x 1080
64GB
Kirin 960
5.1
1920 x 1080
64GB
Kirin 960
5.9
1920 x 1080
64GB

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Alex Kidman

Alex Kidman is a multi-award-winning consumer technology journalist and the Tech & Telco Editor at finder.com.au. He's been writing about consumer technology topics for more than two decades, and enjoys breaking down complex topics into their component parts. He has written for just about every major Australian technology publication, and is a former editor of Gizmodo Australia, PC Mag Australia, and CNET.com.au.

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