Huawei nova 3 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Reasonable Smartphone !!

Huawei nova 3 high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Huawei nova 3 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Huawei nova 3

Best Price: Rs.34,999(India), $699(USA)

Huawei nova 3 Advantages (Pros):

  • Huawei nova 3 comes with latest Android OS, v8.1(Oreo).
  • It offers an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 84.2%.
    • Its display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution(~409 ppi ) and comes with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Multitouch in it.
    • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Huawei nova 3 comes with EMUI 8.2 user interface which offers great features.
  • It is built with glass front/rear and surrounded by the aluminum frame.
  • The device is lightweight to carry with just 166g and 7.3 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Huawei nova 3 has equipped with powerful Hisilicon Kirin 970 Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Mali-G72 MP12.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses SIM-2 slot).
  • It offers dual 16 MP(27mm, f/1.8, PDAF) +  24 MP (B/W, 27mm, f/1.8, PDAF) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, HDR, panorama.
  • It offers dual 24 MP(f/2.0, 26mm) +  2 MP(depth sensor) front-facing camera with additional features like HDR.
  • Supports HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps (gyro-EIS).
  • It has the battery capacity of 3750 mAh which is good for heavy usage and supports fast battery charging 9V / 2A 18W.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Infrared face recognition, Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
  • It offers great loudspeakers.
  • It is available in Iris Purple, Airy blue, Primrose Gold, Red, Black.
  • Huawei nova 3 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic,  aptX HD for high-quality audio.

Huawei nova 3 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • No wireless charging support.
  • Come with old Bluetooth 4.2 version. The latest is Bluetooth 5.0.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
  • No water or dust resistance.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.


Check out Huawei nova 3 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Huawei
Model Name Nova 3
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Operating System Android 8.1
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 970
Processor Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP12
Colors Iris Purple, Airy blue, Primrose Gold, Red, Black
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~84.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density))
Dimensions 157 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm (6.18 x 2.90 x 0.29 in))
Weight 166 g (5.54 oz)
Build Front/rear glass, aluminum frame
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, EMUI 8.2
Camera Features
Main Camera 16 MP( 27mm, f/1.8, PDAF) + 24 MP (B/W, 27mm, f/1.8, PDAF)
Other Main Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Selfie Camera 24 MP(f/2.0, 26mm) + 2 MP(depth sensor)
Other Selfie Features HDR
Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
RAM and Storage
RAM 4/6 GB
Internal Memory 64/128 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM2 slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3750 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (PAR-LX1 model only)
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging 9V / 2A 18W

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Check out Asus Zenfone 5Z features which is a competitor to Nova 3

8.8 Total Score
Reasonable Smartphone !!

Huawei nova 3 smartphone comes with good features & performance for its price. It excels in all the departments but there are some cons, we suggest grabbing this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship mobile around 30k.

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