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Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G with Kirin 710A chipset launched in China

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On November 25, Huawei has unveiled a new variant in the existing Nova 8 series – Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G powered by Kirin 710A processor in China. This 4G model comes in only 8GB + 128GB memory configuration at a price of 2099 Yuan.

Last year, Huawei introduced the Nova 8 SE with 5G capabilities in two processor variants Dimensity 720 and Dimensity 800U. Now, the Chinese tech maker has removed the 5G version and released the 4G model.

Price and Availability:

  • Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G (8GB + 128GB) variant priced at 2099 Yuan
  • Pre-sale: November 26, 2021 (00:00 China time)
  • Official sale: December 1, 2021 (00:00 China time)

Let’s have a look at Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G full specifications:

Huawei Nova 8 SE 4G sports a 6.5-inch OLED panel that offers a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, measure 161.6 x 74.8 x 7.5mm, and weigh 180 grams. This phone runs on HarmonyOS 2 operating system and is powered by a Kirin 710A processor.

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In storage configurations, it offers 6GB of RAM, 128GB of inbuilt storage, and packs with a 3,800mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging through a USB-C port. On the rear side, it has  64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture, an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth assist lens.

On the other hand, the from the side has a 16MP camera for selfies. The sensors include Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.

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About Kirin 710A:

The HiSilicon Kirin 710A is an ARM-based mid-range Octa-Core-SoC manufactured in 14nm FinFET and is also the first one for the company to be manufactured by Shanghai-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC).

It was announced mid-2020 and contains 8 processor cores including 4x Cortex-A73 at up to 2 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 at up to 1.7 GHz, BigLITTLE, an ARM Mali G51 MP4, a dual-channel LPDDR4 memory controller, and an LTE radio (600 Mbps down, 150 Mbps up).

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Therefore, the CPU part is similar to the Kirin 960 and 970 (both higher clocked), but the graphics card is a lot slower.

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Meet the world’s first 5G phone case

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Today, Soyealink – a Chinese telecom solutions maker and smart device manufacturer launched a 5G smartphone case for Huawei devices at a price tag of 799 yuan (118USD or 112EUR). This is quite a revolutionary product that will enable 5G network connectivity in 4G Huawei smartphones without native 5G hardware.

Huawei 5G phone case comes is a ready-to-go solution for phone users. However, the case maker has suggested bringing more of these for different smartphones.

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The design of this 5G phone case meets the rear side of the Huawei P50 and P50 Pro and is ready to install instantly. There’s a large camera cutout, a 5G symbol as well as the large cutouts on the side of the case.

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The installation is simple, you need to plugin this case on your Huawei smartphone and connect the USB to the phone’s port. Afterward, you need to set up the eSIM with a 5G service provider and follow the on-screen instructions to set up the network for use cases.

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According to the dimensions, this 5G phone case comes with 52g of weight and 3.2mm of thickness, which is close to a heavy case. To enable 5G, this case uses, an embedded 5G model that brings you better functionality but it’s likely to consume an extra battery of your Huawei device for sure, as it may require power to enable the 5G modem.

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Currently, Huawei has not announced any such case for devices but it could unveil it in June for consumers. If you want to know more about this product, check out the article linked below regarding the case.

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Here’s how to use 5G on your 4G Huawei phone

What is this case for?

New smartphones such as Huawei don’t come with 5G services, as they cannot feature a 5G enabled chipset. Therefore, the company is launching 4G devices but the latest solution will bring them compatibility with 5G network access.

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Here’s how to use 5G on your 4G Huawei phone

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Post Huawei U.S. tensions, the Chinese tech maker is trying to get new network solutions to get over its mobile 5G issue. In the latest edition, Huawei has launched a case that could make 4G phones 5G enabled in seconds.

According to the information, a Chinese network solution maker – Soyealink has launched a new phone case for Huawei phones that comes with an embedded 5G network solution. It’s launched as a go-to solution for Huawei phones such as the P50 series and enables 5G from 4G hardware.

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Let’s explore the design of this case.

The renders show that the case has a pretty close design to conventional rear phone covers but this new 5G phone weighs about 52g and has a large thickness of around 3.2mm. The case comes in gray color with leather materials for a better finishing and solid grip.

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It’s clearly shown that the product has been made for the Huawei P50 series to bring 5G connectivity onboard this 4G lineup. However, the manufacturer has also reportedly planned to adapt this solution for more smartphones in the future.

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How to use:

Before the installation, users must have to enable the eSIM service to get a 5G network experience. After installing the case, users will be prompted with new guidelines and instructions to set up this phone.

Simultaneously, the main card of the phone and the eSIM network of the 5G network case are merged into one card and displayed in the phone’s taskbar.

Looking at the design, the cover has a P50-like camera cutout and there is a slight area cut out from the left and right sides to access function keys.

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Price:

As shown on the store, the official pricing of this cover is 799 yuan (118USD/112EUR) but the product is yet to launch for consumers, which is expected to be around June this year. The company will further put light on the official channels for sale.

Specifications:

Supported Networks:

  • 5G-Sub 6, NSA + SA

Chip:

  • Dual-core CPU@1.35 GHz, support 3GPP R15

USB interface:

  • USB Type-C interface, mobile phone with shell can support USB 2.0 OTG devices, digital headphones, connect PC data transmission and super fast charging

Power supply mode:

  • Power supply via USB connection to mobile phone

Frequency band:

  • SA: N1, N3, N41, N77/78, N79, N28
  • NSA: B3 + N41, B3 + N78, B3 + N79,
  • B1 + N78, B39 + N41, B41 + N79,
  • B39 + N79, B5 + N78, B8 + N78

USIM/SIM:

  • eSIM

(via – ithome)

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PSA: Huawei Nova Y70 Plus has pre-built EMUI 12

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Huawei Nova Y70 Plus packs the newest features at an affordable price tag. The Huawei Nova Y70 Plus phone is currently limited to some markets but it will bring you some of the latest software technologies powered by EMUI 12. Huawei Nova Y70 Plus with EMUI 12 could bring you a new user experience as compared to the past EMUI version.

Talking specifically, Huawei consumers in South Africa can get this phone at 5499 R from Huawei Store or selected MTN, Vodacom, Telkom, and Cell C stores. Consumers can also claim and get an extra R400 off as well as a power bank of 10000mAh valued at R699 but the offer is only available for limited stock.

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Huawei Nova Y70 Plus:

This phone comes in two colors – Crystal Blue and Midnight Black. The phone has dimensions of 168.3mm, 77.7 mm, and 8.98mm and it weighs around 199g including the battery.

The Y70 Plus features a 6.75-inch screen with 16.7 million colors, TFT LCD, and HD+ resolution (1600 x 720p), the phone equips pre-installed EMUI 12 software tagged with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage that could expand up to 512GB via microSD card.

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With Huawei Nova Y70 Plus, you’ll get a high-quality camera system including a 48 MP High-Res lens, f/1.8 aperture, 5 MP 120° Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, f/2.2 aperture, and 2 MP Depth Lens, f/2.4 aperture. On the front side, you’ll get an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture.

If you are a heavy user, then don’t forget that this phone will ramp up the battery capacity up to 6000mAh, and it could recharge the phone at 22.5W.

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