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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    Name Product Display Display Rear camera Battery size Overall rating More info More info
    Huawei Mate Xs
    6.6
    inches

    1148 x 2480

    • Display

      6.6 inches

      1148 x 2480

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,500 mAh
    40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    4,500
    mAh
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    Huawei Nova 7i
    6.4
    inches

    2310 x 1080

    • Display

      6.4 inches

      2310 x 1080

    • Rear camera

      48MP + 8MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      4,200 mAh
    48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP
    4,200
    mAh
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    Huawei nova 5T
    Huawei nova 5T
    6.26
    inches

    1080 x 2340

    • Display

      6.26 inches

      1080 x 2340

    • Rear camera

      48MP + 16MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      3,750 mAh
    48MP + 16MP + 2MP + 2MP
    3,750
    mAh
    Not yet rated
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    Huawei Mate 30 Pro
    6.53
    inches

    1176 x 2400

    • Display

      6.53 inches

      1176 x 2400

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 40MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,500 mAh
    40MP + 40MP + 8MP
    4,500
    mAh
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    Huawei P30 Lite
    6.15
    inches

    2312x1080

    • Display

      6.15 inches

      2312x1080

    • Rear camera

      24MP + 8MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      3,340 mAh
    24MP + 8MP + 2MP
    3,340
    mAh
    Not yet rated
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    Huawei Mate X
    8
    inches

    2200 x 2480

    • Display

      8 inches

      2200 x 2480

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,500 mAh
    40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    4,500
    mAh
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    Huawei Y9 Prime 2019
    6.59
    inches

    2340 x 1080

    • Display

      6.59 inches

      2340 x 1080

    • Rear camera

      16MP + 8MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      4,000 mAh
    16MP + 8MP + 2MP
    4,000
    mAh
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    Huawei Y5 2019
    5.71
    inches

    720 x 1520

    • Display

      5.71 inches

      720 x 1520

    • Rear camera

      13MP
    • Battery size

      3,020 mAh
    13MP
    3,020
    mAh
    Not yet rated
    View details
    Huawei P30 Pro
    6.47
    inches

    1080 x 2340

    • Display

      6.47 inches

      1080 x 2340

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,200 mAh
    40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    4,200
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei P30
    6.1
    inches
    • Display

      6.1 inches

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      3,650 mAh
    40MP + 16MP + 8MP
    3,650
    mAh
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    Huawei Y7 Pro 2019
    6.26
    inches

    720 x 1520

    • Display

      6.26 inches

      720 x 1520

    • Rear camera

      13MP
    • Battery size

      4,000 mAh
    13MP
    4,000
    mAh
    Not yet rated
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    Huawei Mate 20
    6.53
    inches

    1080 x 2244

    • Display

      6.53 inches

      1080 x 2244

    • Rear camera

      12MP + 16MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,000 mAh
    12MP + 16MP + 8MP
    4,000
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei Mate 20 Pro
    6.39
    inches

    1140 x 3120

    • Display

      6.39 inches

      1140 x 3120

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,200 mAh
    40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    4,200
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei Mate 20 X
    Huawei Mate 20 X
    7.2
    inches

    1080 x 2244

    • Display

      7.2 inches

      1080 x 2244

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      5,000 mAh
    40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    5,000
    mAh
    Not yet rated
    View details
    Huawei Mate 20 Lite
    Huawei Mate 20 Lite
    6.3
    inches

    1080 x 2340

    • Display

      6.3 inches

      1080 x 2340

    • Rear camera

      20MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      3,750 mAh
    20MP + 2MP
    3,750
    mAh
    Not yet rated
    View details
    Huawei Nova 3i
    6.3
    inches

    1080 x 2340

    • Display

      6.3 inches

      1080 x 2340

    • Rear camera

      16MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      3,340 mAh
    16MP + 2MP
    3,340
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei Nova 3e
    5.8
    inches

    1080 x 2280

    • Display

      5.8 inches

      1080 x 2280

    • Rear camera

      16MP + 2MP
    • Battery size

      3,000 mAh
    16MP + 2MP
    3,000
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei P20 Pro
    6.1
    inches
    • Display

      6.1 inches

    • Rear camera

      40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    • Battery size

      4,000 mAh
    40MP + 20MP + 8MP
    4,000
    mAh
    View details
    Huawei Y6 2018
    5.7
    inches

    720 x 1440

    • Display

      5.7 inches

      720 x 1440

    • Rear camera

      13MP
    • Battery size

      3,000 mAh
    13MP
    3,000
    mAh
    Not yet rated
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    Huawei Mate 10 Pro
    6
    inches

    1080 x 2160

    • Display

      6 inches

      1080 x 2160

    • Rear camera

      12MP + 12MP
    • Battery size

      4,000 mAh
    12MP + 12MP
    4,000
    mAh
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