Huawei Nova 12 announced in China with 4G Kirin 8000

Huawei Nova 12 announced in China with 4G Kirin 8000

Huawei’s Nova 12 series has finally been unveiled in China after several weeks of leaks and teasers. We have already written about the launch of Nova 12 Ultra and Nova 12 Pro, so let’s take a look at the base model of the new line.

Huawei Nova 12: technical specifications

Huawei Nova 12 features a tall 6.7-inch flat OLED display with Full HD+ (2412 x 1080) resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Under the hood of the mid-range smartphone is the Kirin 8000 SoC, although this version of the chip only supports 4G connectivity. It is paired with up to 512 GB of internal storage. A large 4600 mAh battery powers this device, which supports an impressive 100W wired fast charging.

The rear panel features a triple camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a macro sensor. The base model does not have a variable aperture, as in the Pro and Ultra versions, and comes with a fixed f/1.9 aperture. On the other hand, there is a lone 60-megapixel ultra-wide-angle selfie camera on the front. Other notable features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, face unlock, NFC, dual SIM, laser autofocus, Bluetooth 5.2, gesture navigation, and more.

Huawei Nova 12: price and availability

The Chinese tech giant has released the base version of the Nova 12 in several color options, including blue, gray, and black. It is also available in two storage options, namely 256 GB and 512 GB. The Nova 12 is priced at 2,999 yuan (approximately $420) for the 256GB model, while the 512GB version is priced at 3,399 yuan (approximately $560). Pre-orders for the device are already being accepted, and the first sales will begin on January 5, 2024.


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