Talking about Huawei phones is inseparable from the company’s innovations so that their smartphones are different from other brands.
This can be seen from the appearance of the Nova 9. If you pay attention, this Huawei phone has a modern design with a thin and light body when held.
The phone body made of glass–front and back–adds a premium feel to this Huawei Nova 9.
Not only that, the company also polished the back of the smartphone with a gradient color so that it can change color from blue to purple when exposed to light.
Because it comes with a matte finish, you don’t have to worry if your fingerprints will stick when using this phone.
Still discussing the back of the phone, you will find a vertical oval-shaped module as a camera holder.
As for each phone lens, including 50MP (wide), 8MP (ultrawide), 2MP (depth), and 2MP (macro).
On the front, you will find a 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and supports HDR10.
For other parts of the phone, you will find the volume and power buttons on the right side. While the left side looks plain, while below there is a dual SIM slot, USB-C port, and speakers.
Huawei includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor with Adreno 642L GPU in this Huawei Nova 9. Armed with the above hardware capabilities, the performance of the Huawei Nova 9 is very capable for everyday use.
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Whether it’s used to take pictures, record videos, or play games, we are satisfied with the performance of this new Huawei phone.
Even when playing games such as Call of Duty, Genshin Impact, Mobile Legends, to Free Fire, the phone is able to operate properly.
Even though it only carries a 4,300mAh capacity battery, this phone is able to last a full day of use.
Armed with the 66w SuperCharge feature, Huawei claims the phone’s battery can be fully charged in less than 40 minutes — a charge condition of about 8 percent.
In addition, the phone in our hands has received an operating system update from EMUI 12 to HarmonyOS 2.0.1.
For those of you who are familiar with Huawei devices, HarmonyOS 2.0 appears smoother. Apart from that, the company is also providing a new set of icons and a more accessible UI.
Now, you only need to swipe the right side of the screen from top to bottom which will bring up access to the Control Panel. While the left side swipe down will bring up the notification menu.
HarmonyOS 2.0 feels similar to iOS 15 with a format when users want to access notifications or settings.
In addition, Huawei has also brought several new features into the new OS. One of them is Super Device. What’s that?
With this feature, users can work or access files on various Huawei devices — with HarmonyOS — seamlessly, whether it’s using tablets, PCs, Bluetooth devices, to smartwatches.
At its simplest, this feature is not much different from Airshare on Apple’s devices.
Because of this, you cannot enjoy Google-based services, such as Gmail, Maps, Play Store, YouTube, to Google News.
Users only rely on AppGallery to download the desired series of applications.
If it’s not in the AppGallery, then you can use Petal Search to find and install the app.
Currently, a number of ride-hailing applications to mobile banking are available on the Huawei AppGallery. However, you have to look for applications like Netflix, Spotify, etc. via Petal Search.
For those of you who are used to using Android and GMS, using this Huawei phone will take a little bit of adjustment.
Huawei Nova 9 has four cameras. where the main sensor is capable of 50MP with RYYB color filter–which is also installed in the P series.
While the other three lenses, including 8MP (ultrawide), 2MP (macro), and 2MP (bokeh).
For everyday use in general when shooting, the Huawei Nova 9 camera is able to present photos with contrast and detailed colors.
The ability of this camera is more than enough when you want to post photos to social media.
It’s just that, to take photos at night using the night mode feature, you need an assist device such as a tripod to make it look good.
Huawei Nova 9 offers a series of powerful features for smartphone users who are looking for a device with flagship performance at an affordable price.
Armed with Snapdragon 778G and 120Hz AMOLED screen, of course, it can satisfy the desires of casual users to gamers.
Not only that, the camera on the cellphone is also able to provide decent performance for those of you who like to take pictures.
However, without the presence of Google or GMS, it should be a consideration for those of you who still depend heavily on these services.