FutureFive New Zealand - Consumer technology news & reviews from the future
Story image

Huawei launches stylish and feature-packed mid-range phone in NZ

Sat, 6th May 2017
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Huawei has released its newest mid-range smartphone, the Nova Lite.

Like the recently released Huawei P10 series, the Nova Lite offers te reo Maori as a standard language option, available as a full operating language or dual English and Māori keyboard - ka pai!

According to Huawei, the Nova Lite is packed with features like a great camera, robust hardware and next generation technology, making it an ideal option for consumers after a high-quality, fashion-forward and efficient smartphone that won't break the bank.

Powered by 1.7GHz octa-core Kirin 655 processor and 3GB RAM, the Nova Lite packs a punch to allow users a decent operational speed with uninterrupted performance for a non-stop lifestyle.

The display stretches 5.2” with a resolution of 1080p x 1920p, including a fingerprint sensor that allows users to unlock the phone simply and efficiently.

The Nova Lite also has large amount of storage, with 32GB of internal storage that is able to be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

The primary camera packs a substantial 12 megapixels, fast auto function and a large pixel sensor, rivalling some of the top-end smartphones.

According to Huawei, the Nova Lite captures vivid, realistic photos with great detail, delicate colour transitions and rich colour performance. Improved lighting effects are great for low-light situations, whether capturing photos during the day or while out at dimly-lit restaurants and dark clubs during the evening.

Did someone say selfie? The Nova Lite comes with an 8 megapixel front camera with a panorama mode that adjusts to how many people are in the image.

“We are committed to providing consumers with high quality, design led smartphones that complement day-to-day life,“ says Roson Luo, general manager Consumer Business Group Huawei New Zealand.

“The Nova Lite incorporates Huawei's signature imaging capabilities with advanced technology and hardware innovations to result in a smartphone that provides a fantastic user experience.”

Running on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.0, the Nova Lite is powered by by a 3000mAh non-removable battery and accepts Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include a proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and gyroscope.

Available colours include black and gold.

Follow us on: