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Huawei Nova 9 goes official in the Chinese market

Huawei has officially introduced two new smartphones in the Chinese market. In this post, we will dig into the specs, key features, availability, and the expected price of the Huawei Nova 9 in Nepal.

Huawei Nova 9 Overview

Display and Design

Starting from the design, the new Nova lineup from Huawei flaunts a 6.57-inch OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate and 1 Billion colors. It has a pixel resolution of 1080×2340 while the screen-to-body ratio is 89.9%. The PPI density is measure 392 and the aspect ratio at 19.5:9.

Huawei Nova 9 display and design

The model weighs 175 grams while embeds the dimension of 160×73.7×7.8mm. There are four different color variations available to choose from – Black, Blue, green, and Violet.

Performance and Memory

Powering the Nova 9 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G based on a 6nm manufacturing process. It has an octa-core CPU with Kryo 670 cores divided in such a way that for of them are clocked at the speed of 2.4GHz while the remaining are at 1.8GHz. Likewise, the graphics factor is handled by Adreno 642L.

Huawei Nova 9 features

On the software front, the device runs on HarmonyOS 2.0. There are two memory configurations available on the model – 8/128GB and 8/256GB. The internal storage can’t be expanded as it lacks a microSD card slot.


Under the hood, there is a quad-camera setup in the Huawei Nova 9. It has a 50MP primary sensor of f/1.9 aperture and an 8MP ultra-wide lens of f/2.2 aperture. Rest are two 2MP cameras for macro and portrait shots respectively. The camera can shoot 4K videos at the rate of 30 frames per second with gyro-EIS. The camera module also holds a LED flash.

Huawei Nova 9 front camera

Upfront, there is a 32MP selfie shooter of f/2.0 aperture which can shoot HDR photos and can shoot the same 4K videos at 30 frames per second. Even the front camera supports the gyro-EIS.

Battery and Extras

Fueling the device is a medium Li-Po 4,300mAh battery with 66W fast charging. Huawei claims full juice up in just 38 minutes. It also supports reverse charging. For biometrics, there is an under-display fingerprint sensor on the screen. Other sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

Moving on, there is Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (A-GPS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC), an NFC, and a USB Type-C 2.0 for connectivity options.

Huawei Nova 9 Specifications

  • Body: 160×73.7×7.8mm, 175 grams
  • Display: 6.57-inch, OLED, 120Hz
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
  • CPU: octa-core (4×1.8GHz Kryo 670 + 4×2.4GHz Kryo 670)
  • GPU: Adreno 642L
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Memory: 128, 256GB
  • Rear Camera: quad (50MP main + 8MP ultra-wide + 2MP macro + 2MP depth)
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • Biometrics: optical under-display fingerprint sensor
  • Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS (A-GPS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC), an NFC, and a USB Type-C 2.0
  • Battery: Li-Po 4,300mAh, 66W charging
  • Color: Black, Blue, green, and Violet
Huawei Nova 9 color option

Huawei Nova 9 Price in Nepal

The official price of Huawei Nova 9 in the Chinese market starts from CNY 2,699 for the 8/128GB memory variant. If it ever makes its way to Nepal in future days, we estimate the Huawei Nova 9 price to start from NPR 55,000.

ModelHuawei Nova 9 Price in ChinaHuawei Nova 9 Price in Nepal (expected)
Huawei Nova 9 (8/128GB)CNY 2,699NPR 55,000
Huawei Nova 9 (8/256GB)CNY 2,999NPR 60,000

Also Read: Huawei HarmonyOS reached 30 million unique users in 30 days: Is it the turning point for Huawei?

Pragya Sapkota
Pragya Sapkota
I am a tech content writer at Youtech Nepal who loves travelling and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Just looking for the light in life!!!

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