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Huawei Nova 10 SE

Specifications

Huawei Nova 10 SE
Huawei Nova 10 SE (Nova Series)
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G 8 x 1.8 - 2.4 GHz, Kryo 265 Gold (Cortex-A73) / Silver (Cortex-A53)
Graphics adapter
Memory
8 GB 
Display
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, OLED, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
Storage
128GB / 256GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.4 x 162.4 x 75.5 ( = 0.29 x 6.39 x 2.97 in)
Battery
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Huawei HarmonyOS
Camera
Primary Camera: 108 MPix Triple: 108MP (f/1.9, 27mm) + 8MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.2
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
Weight
184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 76% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Huawei Nova 10 SE

Huawei Nova 10 SE Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
After logically analyzing each of the aspects of the Huawei Nova 10 SE, the phone does look like an overpriced deal in the $350 range. If the forget the fact that this device arrives with Huawei camera tech and an OLED panel, it’s just yet another mid-ranger phone without many appealing perks. Usually, we find some decent points about phones, but this phone isn’t able to justify value for the users. Unless and until you are getting some discounts or offers, we won’t suggest you purchase this phone in the first place. If you are looking for an alternative smartphone you can check the Infinix Zero 2023 which comes with a better chipset and 5g support in almost the same price range. Finally, if you are thinking to buy this phone, make sure to compare it with alternative options to make the final call.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/31/2022
Huawei Nova 10 SE Specifications, Pros, and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Huawei Nova 10 SE was launched in October 2022 and features a 6.67-inches OLED display panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, 1B colors, and 4G connectivity. Furthermore, the Nova 10 SE is powered by a 6nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 680G 4G chipset with an Adreno 610 GPU. For the battery section, you will get a Li-Po 4500mAh battery with 66W fast charging and support for reverse charging. In terms of internal storage, you are getting 6GB to 8GB of RAM with 128GB to 256GB of internal storage. As for the camera section, you will get a triple rear camera setup with a 108MP main lens along with an 8MP ultrawide and a 2MP macro sensor. For selfies, you will have a 16MP front camera. With this setup, you can record 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. The Nova 10 SE smartphone runs on the EMUI 12 OS and comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The Huawei Nova 10 SE is priced at around $313 (Rs 25,999 in India) approx. It is available in Starry Silver, Mint Green, and Starry Black color options.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/11/2022

Foreign Reviews

Das günstige Huawei Nova 10SE
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/30/2023
72% Recenzja Huawei nova 10 SE. Fajny, ale z taką ceną nie zawojuje rynku
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/08/2022
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% Huawei nova 10 SE İnceleme
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Съёмка на камеру 108 Мпикс: тест-обзор Huawei nova 10 SE
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Great built quality; beautiful display; good cameras; very fast charging; NFC chip. Negative: Missing Google services; no memory card slot; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2023
Обзор Huawei Nova 10 SE: младшего не обидели
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; modern design; big screen; great display; large battery capacity; high performance; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/15/2022
Обзор смартфона HUAWEI nova 10 SE: средний класс для модных
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Attractive design; slim size; bright OLED display; nice main camera; decent autonomy; fast charging. Negative: Low performance; no slot for memory card; no mini-jack; missing Google services; no optical zoom.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/15/2022
Съёмка на камеру 108 Мпикс: тест-обзор Huawei nova 10 SE
Source: Yamobi RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Great display; good built quality; nice cameras; very fast charging; NFC chip. Negative: Missing Google services; no memory card slot; no headphone jack.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2020
Huawei nova 10 SE
Source: Mobility.bg BU→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; great cameras; large battery capacity; quick charging; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2022

Comment

Series:

Huawei's phone business may be embattled due to software problems but it has not stopped making new phones. While most of them have not made it to European shores, the latest Huawei Nova 9 is an exception to this. In terms of its design, this device is still considered thin at 7.8mm and light at 175g. This definitely makes it rather portable while the curved edges keep it comfortable to be held on too. The rear camera module on the back comes in two different circles which houses the main camera and the remaining lenses. However, this model has no Gorilla Glass on the display and there is also no water or dust-resistant IP rating. As far as the display is concerned, the Huawei Nova 9 has been incorporated with a large 6.75-inch Full HD+ OLED display with high colour coverage. This is paired with an impressive 120Hz high refresh rate. In addition, there is also an under-display fingerprint reader, which can be quite fast and reliable. In terms of its performance, this is a firmly mid-range device which uses the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G chipset paired with an 8GB of RAM with either 128GB or 256GB of storage. It is undeniable that this is not the fastest or most powerful phone on the market, but it has got more than enough power for the average user. The performance is rather smooth and fluid even when multi-tasking, and there is enough power to run any modern smartphone game too.

In terms of its battery, the Huawei Nova 9 comes in with a 4300mAh battery which is enough for the phone to last a day’s use fairly comfortably, but definitely not enough to stretch it to two days unless for an exceptionally light usage. Fundamentally that makes the battery life fairly average for the modern market as there are phones with better battery life out there, but this is obviously not the worst though. As for its camera, this smartphone carries a 50MP main camera, 8MP ultrawide camera, 2MP macro camera and a 2MP depth sensor. The main camera being encased in its own circular housing, utilizes Huawei's RYYB pixel arrangement which the company prefers especially for low light performance. However, in this device it is not combined with optical image stabilization (OIS) which is key to really excellent night photography. Overall, in daylight the main camera is exceptional with rich colours and vivid detail in a range of conditions. Though in darker lighting results are good, the lack of OIS does show. Apart from that, the ultrawide does the job in decent lighting, but there is a marked drop in detail compared to the main lens while colours tend to be washed out. There is also a 32MP selfie camera which is quite decent. Overall, it is a great phone to be considered if the absence of Google Mobile services is not an issue.

Qualcomm Adreno 610: Integrated (in the Snapdragon 665) graphics card based on the Adreno 600 architecture. The performance of the GPU is between the Adreno 510 and 512/612 and therefore in the lower mid range. Supports DirectX11_1, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


SD 680: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 265 cores (four fast 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A73 based cores in a cluster and four power saving ARM Cortex-A53 based cores at 1.8 GHz) and a rather slow Adreno 610 GPU. Manufactured in 6 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.67":

It is a small display format for smartphones. You shouldn't be severely defective in vision, and you won't see much detail on the screen and only have a small resolution available. For that, the device should be small and handy, easy to transport.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd. is a Chinese telecommunications company and hardware manufacturer founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen. Huawei is a global leader in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei provides end-to-end solutions for telecommunications networks, devices, and smartphones, as well as storage, servers, networking, and cloud computing enterprise solutions and products.

In 2014, Huawei established the Honor subsidiary brand under which certain smartphone lines are sold. The Huawei name is usually not listed for these products.


76%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-01-25)