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Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3
Huawei Nova 3

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The Huawei Nova 3 currently has an Informr score of 7.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.36 GHz
2.36 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
16+ MP, f/1.8
16+ MP, f/1.8
3750 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian

Huawei Nova 3 comes with the quad-camera setup, which makes it unique in this price category. In daylight conditions, the cameras performed really well. The only issue which we had was in terms of focus, as the device takes a few seconds to properly focus the subject, which often leads to mixed resu...

- Parth Pundir, The Mobile Indian

The Huawei Nova 3 is a premium mid-ranger, with a stunning design and powerful performance. The price maybe a bit steep, but you might find it's actually worth it.

- Johnson Shrestha, Gadgetbyte
Fone Arena
Fone Arena

As a stand-alone device, Huawei Nova 3 is an impressive, affordable, flagship smartphone available right now. The Nova 3 comes with a premium build, excellent battery life, and camera performance.

- Vigneshwar SR, Fone Arena
Deccan Chronicle
Deccan Chronicle

After going through the Nova 3 in detail, it’s hard not to find it irresistible. A flagship grade chipset merged with a pair of capable cameras, wrapped in a glass-metal body that pokes out ‘wow’ every time somebody pays attention to it is surely a tempting smartphone.

- Amritanshu Mukherjee, Deccan Chronicle

If you are not too worried about the specifications or aren’t concerned about major technical aspects of the phone, then Huawei Nova 3 isn’t a bad phone at all. Even more, you can buy the same identical twin Nova 3i for a lower price of Rs 20,990.

- Hitesh Arora, BGR

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Huawei Nova 3 user manual here.

Huawei backs up the Nova 3 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Nova 3 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Huawei support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Huawei's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Huawei Nova 3's screen size is 6.3 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution.

2.36 GHz

There is a HiSilicon Kirin 970 Octa core 2.36 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system (OS).

16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 24+ megapixels resolution.

64/128 GB

Internal memory is 64/128 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


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

Nova 3 Specs

Release Date August 7, 2018
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo

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Processor HiSilicon Kirin 970 Octa core 2.36 GHz
Internal Storage 128 GB
RAM 4/6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Carrying case, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC, aptX, aptX HD
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels, f/1.8
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, Dual camera feature (second 24 MP camera (mono, f/1.8))
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
24+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Aperture f/2.0, Dual camera feature (second 2 MP camera (f/2.0))
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel Density 409 pixels
Size 6.3 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, scratch resistant
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 (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Aluminium
Colors Black, Iris Purple, Airy blue, Primrose Gold, Red
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.7 x 7.37 x 0.73 cm (6.2 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 166 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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