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Huawei nova 9 SE goes official with Snapdragon 680 chips

    Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor, the chipset company officially announces the HUAWEI nova 9 SE. The new handset was announced during the Spring Press Conference, where we saw other devices and gadgets also.

    The Huawei nova 9 SE joins the company’s nova 9 series trend, and similar to the previous generation – the nova 8 series adds nova 8 SE in two modem variants. The nova 9 SE which packs a 4G modem, may later be available in the 5G option also.

    On the front of the nova 9 SE is a 6.78″ FHD + 1080pixels TFT LCD (IPS) with support for 90Hz frame refresh rate, and 270 Hz touch sampling rate. Inside the hole-punch is a 16-megapixels f/2.2 front-facing camera sensor.

    The new Smartphone camera features some colorful images at all times, whether you’re shooting during the day or at night, thanks to a strong multi-frame fusion technology. The nova 9 SE brings a quad-camera, 108-megapixels, 8-megapixels, and dual 2-megapixels lens.

    The primary 108-megapixels 1/1.56-inch is the first of its kind on a HUAWEI smartphone, as it features a high-resolution sensor with an f/1.9 sensor, 8-megapixels f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera, and a dual 2-megapixels sensor for depth/macro sensor.

    HUAWEI nova 9 SE
    HUAWEI nova 9 SE

    It can shoot up to 1080p resolution, and the primary camera employs cutting-edge pixel 9-in-1 technology to increase the pixel size to 2.1 µm. A 1/1.52-inch sensor collects more light, resulting in a greater dynamic range and reduced noise.

    The connectivity includes Dual VoLTE, GPS, Wifi, and Bluetooth 5.0 support. It ditches the 3.5mm audio jack for a USB C audio, features HUAWEI Histen Audio, 7.94mm thick, weighs 191g, and comes in Crystal Blue, Pearl White, and Midnight Black colors options.

    The Huawei nova 9 SE is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC with 4x Cortex-A73 at 2.4GHz and 4x Cortex-A53 that runs at 1.9GHz coupled with Adreno 610 GPU. It packs a sandwich-like graphene heat dissipation system structure that can sense and cool down overheated parts more quickly.

    It comes with 8GB RAM and 128GB / 256GB storage and runs EMUI 12. The nova 9 SE packs a 4000mAh battery with 66W HUAWEI SuperCharge with TÜV Rheinland Certified, that can charge the phone up to 100% in 1-2hours.

    HUAWEI nova 9 SE pricing

    The Huawei nova 9 SE starts at CNY 2,199 ($346) for the 8GB RAM with 128GB storage option, and up to CNY 2,399 ($377) for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage variant. Both memory configurations will start selling from the 24th of March in China.