The much-teased Huawei Nova 4 is now official. Huawei announced the smartphone at an event today in China, also a region where it will launch first.

We already know much about the device, especially the highlight which is the new display. Huawei Nova 4 is one of the first smartphones to feature the new punch-hole design. Instead of using a notch, a hole is drilled into the display to house the front-facing camera. Samsung’s Galaxy A8s was the first to introduce this new approach.

Confirmed specifications of Nova 4 are as follows:

  • Display: 6.4″ TFT LCD IPS
  • Resolution: FHD+ 2310 x 1080 pixels (398 PPI)
  • CPU: Huawei Kirin 970 SoC (4 x Cortex-A73 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 1.8GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB storage
  • Rear camera: 20MP (F/1.8 aperture) + 16MP (super wide angle, F/2.2 aperture) + 2MP (depth of field, F/2.4 aperture)
  • Rear camera video: up to 4K with EIS anti-shake
  • Front camera video: 25MP  (F/2.0 aperture, support fixed focal length)
  • Front camera video: 1080p with EIS anti-shake
  • Battery: 3750mAh
  • Charging port: USB Type-C

And, yes – it has a headphone jack.

The phone will go on sale in China for ¥3399.00 which is rougly $492 USD. People living in the United States wanting to try out this beautiful new-design will have to import it. Huawei is facing more than a tough time in the US.

Jawwad Iqbal

Having written on tech for years now, Jawwad Iqbal took his passion for sharing news and opinions with the inception of Hardware Blitz. He holds a firm view that quality content drives long-term success.