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8.3/10
Informr score
The Huawei Nova 5T currently has an Informr score of 8.3 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Android
Processor
2.6 GHz
Screen Size
6.26"
Camera
48+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


Pocketnow

It’s really difficult to categorize this phone, as it offers features that place it above mid-range devices, but at the same time it sits below the flagships. Considering that it’s rocking previous generation flagship internals, a good camera system, large display, all of it packed in a nice and sma...

- Anton D. Nagy, Pocketnow
Digital Camera World

Irrespective, with Huawei guaranteeing sustained security updates, it's still a great camera phone given its price. The 5T combines impressive imaging with plenty of power and a bright screen. While there's no telephoto camera, highlights like a through the roof ISO and 960fps slow-motion video capt...

- Basil Kronfli, Digital Camera World
Notebookcheck

The Huawei Nova 5T is a powerful smartphone with a lot of storage and a very elegant case. The fact that the camera is surpassed by the current elite of the cameras can be tolerated, considering the suggested retail price of 429 Euros (~$478). Also, wide-angle images and macro photography are additi...

- Inge Schwabe, Notebookcheck
AndroidPIT

So after eliminating the trade war and Google difficulties as well as the overpricing, we should actually correct our verdict on the Honor 20 - um, excuse me - on the Huawei Nova 5T. If only it weren't for its twin brother, now available for around £330 and thus offers the same hardware. Then there...

- Eric Ferrari-Herrmann, AndroidPIT
Expert Reviews

If the Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro wasn’t on the scene, I’d be singing the praises of the Nova 5T from the rooftops. The difference between the two phones is subtle, but in our tests, the Huawei was always slightly behind in almost every area. The most significant shortfalls are that the screen is an IPS model...

- Expert Reviews


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Screen Size
6.26"

The Huawei Nova 5T's screen size is 6.26 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.6 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.6 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 9.0 Pie operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 32+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
128 GB

Internal memory is 128 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.

Battery
3750mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 3750 mAh battery.

Nova 5T Specs

Overview
Release date September 6, 2019
Regions available United Kingdom
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Networks
LTE:
700/800/850/900 /1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2500/2600 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1700/1900 /2100 MHz
GSM:
850/1800/1900 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 9.0 Pie

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) Octa-core 2.6 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 6 GB
ROM No
GPS Type A-GPS
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.84 W/kg
Body: 1.29 W/kg
Languages English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 3750 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Glass
Colors Midsummer Purple, Black, Crush Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.425 x 7.397 x 0.787 cm (6.1 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 174 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density 412 pixels
Size 6.26 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer Unknown
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD, LDAC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
Resolution
48+ megapixels
Multi-camera
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, 2nd camera feature (16 MP, F2.2, ultrawide), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, wide, Depth assistant), 4th camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, wide, macro camera)
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution
32+ megapixels
Zoom
Yes
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.0
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack No
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer Yes
Weather Yes
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps
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