By launching the Nova 5T the Huawei brand gives a tough competition in the mid-range market. Some reviewers said that the mobile is the recreation of Honor 20. As the Nova 5T has an almost similar design to the Honor 20. The quality of the Nova 5T is really excellent, and you should consider it seriously.

Features of Nova 5T

Design and display

The Nove 5T has a 2.5D glass-clad back that is eye-catching reflective design. There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on the right below the power button. In the bottom, there is a USB-C port and no headphone jack. The phone is not water resistant too.

In the front, you will find a 6.26 inches display of high resolution with 2340 x 1080 pixels. The phone has an IPS LED display panel that ensures most viewing angles. There is a selfie camera punch hole at the right corner of the screen, which can easily be avoided.


On the back, the Nova 5T has a quad camera setup – the main 48 MP camera, 16 MP full sensor, 2 MP depth sensor, and 2 MP macro camera. The 48 MP camera sensor takes light contrast photos even in low light conditions with the light fusion feature. Overall all the camera sensors work very well. It takes vivid photos and videos.

For the selfie camera, Nova uses a 32 MP camera sensor, which takes high-resolution pictures. This camera is attracted by potential buyers. There are also AI beautification features included.


The phone has a 3,750mAh battery that works well for a day. A day means heavy social media, web browsing, gaming, and music streaming. After a full day of use, the phone ended with 18-22% left charge. The wireless charger is not included with the phone. It comes with a 22.5 W super-fast charger that charges so quickly. The battery charges up to 50% in 30 minutes.

Other specifications

The Nova 5T runs on Android 9 Pie and its own EMUI which has some unique features like the faster file system and GPU Turbo. As usual no Google service, there is Huawei’s own app store.

The phone features the Kirin 980 chipset, which is the powerhouse of the phone. Though it is not as powerful as Snapdragon, it offers better performance and allows it to do heavy tasks smoothly. The internal storage of the phone is 128 GB and has 8GB of RAM. There is no SD card slot.


  • Big and full HD+ display.
  • Fast side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
  • Compact and attractive design.
  • Quad camera setups.
  • It offers a premium feel.


  • No wireless charger.
  • No Google service.
  • The LCD panel doesn’t match the OLED screen.

Final Verdict:

Nonetheless, the Nova 5T doesn’t have an OLED panel, no wireless charger, and an extremely fast processor, but I will if it is a complete phone that is loaded with features of the flagship mobile. The phone is a flagship phone in distinguish. The phone truly has a value for the price. Even you can get more features and quality cameras with the phone.

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