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Huawei Nova 3e

Specifications

Huawei Nova 3e
Huawei Nova 3e (Nova Series)
Processor
HiSilicon Kirin 659 8 x 2.4 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
5.84 inch, 2280 x 1280 pixel 448 PPI, Capcitive, IPS
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, Sensors: Hall sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor, Gyroscope, microUSB
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM, WCDMA, LTE FDD, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.4 x 148.6 x 71.2 ( = 0.29 x 5.85 x 2.8 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix Dula-camera 16MP + 2MP, f/2.2
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
145 g ( = 5.11 oz / 0.32 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
260 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Huawei Nova 3e

Huawei nova 3e / P20 Lite LCD Display Replacement (Refreshed Video)
Source: Ricks Tech English
Support, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/19/2021
80% Huawei Nova 3e: P20 in a pinch
Source: Good Gear Guide English Archive.org version
Huawei have packed a ton of value into the Nova 3e. However, they’re not the only brand packing a lot of value into that $200-$400 space anymore - and that leaves the Nova 3e outgunned on a few choice fronts.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Huawei Nova 3e premium without the price (Australian Review)
Source: Gadgetguy English Archive.org version
It looks like a million dollars. Yet it is a mass-market device that delivers more mid-market specifications. It is good value and a good buy
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 80% performance: 70% workmanship: 80%
Huawei Nova 3e — Australian Review
Source: Ausdroid English Archive.org version
Overall, I love this phone. It is beautifully designed and has an attention to detail that for a mid-tier/range device really surprising and a new welcomed design change for the normal plastic on metal or full plastic.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2018
Huawei Nova 3e review - Selfie focused mid-range smartphone
Source: Tech Nave English Archive.org version
The Huawei Nova 3e which is priced at RM1320(0% GST) is a great camera centric phone that offers high resolution selfie picture and colour popping images through its 24MP front facing selfie camera as well as the 16MP + 2MP rear camera. It comes with a whopping 128GB internal storage and 9v/2A fast charging which we rarely see on other phones of it's price range. I would say that Huawei definitely put a lot of focus into the camera sensors and image processors of this device, and it is on par with or even better compare to the two of the popular selfie focused phones of same price range which is the Oppo F7 and the Vivo V9.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/02/2018
Huawei Nova 3e Review: Meet Huawei’s New Mid-Range Contender
Source: Igeekphone English Archive.org version
Huawei Nova 3e maintains the consistent high-value level of the Nova series beautifully uses a full-screen design, as well as the dazzling performance of front and rear cameras, are all excellent, and these characteristics also cater to the current young people’s ideas and the trend. In short, the Huawei Nova 3e is a great option for those looking for a smartphone with a large screen in a small body, adequate performance, a more than competent camera and software with many features.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/09/2018

Foreign Reviews

83% Đánh giá chi tiết Nova 3e sau 1 tháng: Đáng mua! Màu hồng cam sữa đẹp lạ!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
Huawei Nova 3e – Smartphone thiết kế tinh tế, trải nghiệm ngon, giá chỉ hơn 3 triệu
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; elegant design; nice performance; long battery life; nice dual cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/22/2019
3 lý do Huawei nova 3e hút khách tầm trung
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; decent hardware; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/06/2018
Một ngày với Huawei Nova 3e ở Quy Nhơn: không thể không đến nếu bạn là người yêu biển
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Nice design; long battery life; good price; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/15/2018
Cận cảnh Huawei Nova 3e phiên bản màu hồng
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive color; stylish design; decent hardware; quick charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/18/2018
Đánh Giá Huawei Nova 3E: Thiết Kế Ghi Điểm Cao, Camera Và Hiệu Năng Chưa Ấn Tượng
Source: VNReview VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive design; nice display; decent selfie camera; long battery life. Negative: Poor main camera; low performance; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/15/2018
Chi tiết Huawei Nova 3e: Thiết kế tốt, có camera kép và 'tai thỏ'
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Elegant design; nice dual cameras; good price; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/01/2018
Huawei ra nova 3e ở VN: Camera kép, màn hình tai thỏ, giá từ 6,9 triệu
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Nice dual cameras; impressive design; good price; compact size.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2018
Trên tay Huawei Nova 3e màu xanh tại Việt Nam: Đẹp tựa viên pha lê
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Beautiful design; impressive color; good hardware; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/24/2018
Trên tay và đánh giá nhanh Nova 3e: iPhone X phiên bản Huawei
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good price; nice dual cameras; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2018

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.

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting 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.


Kirin 659: ARM-based octa-core SoC (4x Cortex-A53 max. 2.36 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 max 1.7 GHz) with an integrated LTE modem (Cat. 13) and a ARM Mali-T830 MP2. In our benchmarks around 4% faster as the older Kirin 658.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.84":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

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


0.145 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).


80.33%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

 

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Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei Mate SE
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei Y9
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Samsung Galaxy A6 2018
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 G611F
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa
Huawei P20 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Huawei P smart
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659
Honor 9 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 659

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Samsung Galaxy A2 Core
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Huawei Nova 10 Pro
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Huawei Nova Y70
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Huawei Nova Y70 Plus
unknown, unknown, 6.75", 0.199 kg
Huawei P50E
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Huawei Mate Xs 2
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Huawei nova 9 SE
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Huawei P50 Pocket
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Huawei Nova 9
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Huawei Nova 9 Pro
Adreno 642L, unknown, 6.72", 0.186 kg
Huawei Nova Y60
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Huawei Nova 8 SE Youth
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Huawei P50
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 6.50", 0.181 kg
Huawei P50 Pro
Adreno 660, Snapdragon SD 888 4G, 6.60", 0.195 kg
Huawei Nova 8i
Adreno 610, Snapdragon SD 662, 6.67", 0.19 kg
Huawei MatePad T 10 Kids Edition
Mali-G51 MP4, Kirin 710A, 9.70", 0.798 kg
Huawei Mate X2
Mali-G78 MP24, Kirin 9000, 8.00", 0.295 kg
Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2018-04-12)