Wednesday , August 22 2018

NovaPlus

It was just Thursday morning that I wrote up that Huawei were bringing the mid-range NovaPlus to Australia “very soon”. It seems they weren’t messing around with that “very soon” with apparently it available from now at Harvey Norman and Officeworks.

Around 24 hours after sending out the “very soon” tweet Huawei have sent one out yesterday evening announcing that the NovaPlus is available now from Officeworks and Harvey Norman. Neither of the websites have it listed, but if you are interested hit your local store to check it out. It may pay to give them a call first as it is very new. At this stage we are unable to find out the pricing but will update this as soon as we know.

Key Specifications:Huawei Nova Plus
Release dateSeptember 2016
Screen size5.5-inch
Screen technologyIPS LCD
Resolution1,920 x 1,080
PPI401
Rear camera16MP
Front camera8MP
ChipsetSnapdragon 625
Core config8x 2 GHz
RAM3GB
Storage32GB
MicroSDYes, up to 128GB
Battery3,340 mAh
Battery removable
ConnectorUSB C
Headphone PortYes
Headphone LocationTop
Speaker ConfigurationBottom
Android OSAndroid 6.0
Vendor skinEMUI
Dimensions151.8 x 75.7 x 7.3 mm
Weight160g
Colours
  • Titanium Grey
  • Mystic Silver
  • Prestige Gold

We did get a bit of response to this phone and if you check out the specs you can see why
The specs for the good looking device are fairly impressive. We are hoping to get one to review soon so keep your eye out here for more information on this great mid-ranger. More information can be found on Huawei’s international website

Scott Plowman   Associate Editor

Scott is our modding guru - he has his finger on the pulse of all things ‘moddable’, pointing us towards all the cutting edge mods hacks that are available. When he’s not gymming it up, or scanning the heck out of Nexus devices, you'll find him on the Ausdroid Podcast.

Outside of Ausdroid, Scott's a health care professional and lecturer at a well known Victorian university.

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Tia Porter
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Just got off the phone with Huawei. Offical launch is 8th November, RRP is $499.

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GrKTcB

That’s a decent price is accurate. I was hopping it’d be between $500-$600

It’d be the best $499 5.5 inch phone locally if that price is right.

Tia Porter
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I hope it is right. I rang Huawei and that’s what I was told, so here’s hoping!

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GrKTcB

It’s now up on the Officeworks website for $499 if you search for it 😉

Tia Porter
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Neither store has them on the website yet. Harvey Norman at Broadway said yesterday that nothing is on their system yet, either. The “Now” in Huawei’s facebook post isn’t quite right (I saw it yesterday and started making phone calls). It looks to be a great mid-range phone, and I can’t wait to see it.

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