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Huawei Nova 7 series launch set for April 23rd, Nova 7 to feature Kirin 985 and 50x digital zoom

On: April 16, 2020

Huawei is all set to launch the successor to its Nova 6 series from last year, which comprised of the nova 6, nova 6 5G, and nova 6 SE. The next-generation line-up is said to include the Nova 7, Nova 7 Pro and Nova 7 SE.  The Nova 7 and 7 Pro were spotted on the Chinese regulatory website called TENAA just last month. Before that, the key specifications of the Huawei Nova 7 SE’s were revealed on China’s microblogging platform, WeiboNow, the brand has gone ahead and posted several posters on the same platform confirming the launch date and few specifications of the Huawei Nova 7. Here’s everything we know about the upcoming Huawei Nova 7 so far.

Huawei Nova 7 specifications and features

The Huawei Nova series will comprise of Nova 7, Nova 7 SE and Nova 7 Pro

The Huawei Nova series will comprise of Nova 7, Nova 7 SE and Nova 7 Pro

Huawei has teased the launch of Nova 7 through a teaser post as you can see above. The images revealed the design and few key specifications of the smartphone. We can see that the smartphone will flaunt a taller display with dual punch-hole cutout and curved sides. The rear panel is housing a longer rectangular camera island with four lenses aligned vertically and an LED flash. The poster also confirms that the smartphone will feature the newest HiSilicon Kirin 985 SoC, which debuted on the Honor 30 launched yesterday. Notably, the chipset comes with an integrated Balong 5000 modem, which means the smartphone will also feature 5G connectivity. Earlier leaks have suggested that the Nova 7 SE and Nova 7 Pro will feature the Kirin 820 and 990 5G chipsets, respectively.

The Huawei Nova 7, Nova 7 SE and Nova 7 Pro will launch in China on April 23rd

The Huawei Nova 7, Nova 7 SE and Nova 7 Pro will launch in China on April 23rd

Moving on to the quad-camera setup on the back, the fourth lens appears to be a rectangular periscope-styled lens offering up to 50x digital zoom and 5x optical zoom. We can see the power button and volume rockers on the left side with no sign of fingerprint scanner, which means we can expect the handset to feature an in-display module. This is all that is officially known at this moment.

Huawei Nova 7 series launch date

In yet another teaser poster shared by the brand on Weibo, the launch date has been revealed to April 23rd, 2020. This is in line with the past rumours. We should know more details of the upcoming smartphones in the coming weeks, so stay tuned.

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