Prospective smartphone buyers today are absolutely spoilt for choice with a veritable cornucopia of options for smartphones of all makes, brands and designs from budget bangers with equally dodgy looks and hardware to sleek top of the line phones that look and are as powerful as they are expensive. Few phones manage to achieve that sweet spot for performance and value but Huawei’s recently release nova 4e looks like it hits darned close to the mark with sensationally sleek design and hardware to match for RM1,199.
At this price range, it’s usually a Faustian bargain to find anything that’s remotely good looking without looking the slightest bit like a plastic brick much less having decent specifications that can let you tackle day to day tasks in a competent fashion, let alone a good camera. Huawei’s nova 4e looks to tackle all these concerns head on as it not only sports fashionably good looks, a solid array of hardware to tackle everyday tasks and, more importantly, a well appointed set of front and rear cameras too.
The Huawei nova 4e doesn’t just edge out the competition on account of pure hardware alone. It also incorporates a host of other features that make it an indispensable companion and a darned good selfie snapper too. Here’s why the nova 4e is a solid all-round phone that represents awesome value.
A large Dewdrop display that’s easy on your eyes (and pocket too)
In terms of price to screen real estate, the Huawei nova 4e edges out the competition by quite a comfortable margin. For your money, you’re getting a large 6.15-inch Full HD resolution Dewdrop display that has breathtakingly thin bezels in order to offer a staggeringly huge screen-to-body ratio of 84.2%. All this in a chassis that’s just 7.4mm thin to boot.
Even better, the nova 4e’s display has the enviable honour of having TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification, meaning that it’s certified by one of the world’s leading authorities to reduce eye fatigue by minimising harmful blue light so that it is quite literally easier on the eyes.
Fashionably finished with glass and class
Your smartphone is every much a fashion statement as it is about who you are. The Huawei nova 4e is clad in a beautifully finished 3D glass chassis that has been ergonomically designed for easy one-handed use. The glass sheathed chassis also lends it an elegant tactility and a cool touch befitting a flagship-class phone. Gently rounded corners ensure easy deployment from either your pocket or handbag without snagging.
To ensure that looks fashionably fetching, the chassis is finished in your choice of one of three premium finishes befitting a phone thrice its price tag. The Midnight Black finish is a timeless classic while the pearlescent Pearl White nova 4e is a statement in class with its rare and pure creamy white finish.
The exquisitely appointed nova 4e in Peacock Blue is an artistic delight with an intricate iridescent gradient blue that starts out with a deep aquamarine at the base before graduating to a pale reflective teal near the top.
High performing Kirin 710 processor, GPU Turbo 2.0 tech, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage and 9V/2A fast charging too
The nova 4e boasts of a value-packed array of specifications that put it ahead of the pack. It comes with a Kirin 710 octacore processor running the latest Android 9.0 Pie paired up with their latest EMUI 9.0.1 user interface, a generous 6GB RAM and 128GB of expandable storage.
This setup allows the nova 4e to capably tackle a host of day-to-day tasks in a capable fashion while leaving a ton of storage for movies, pictures, games and more. On that note, the nova 4e wordpress also has Huawei’s GPU Turbo 2.0 tech which enhances performance for a growing selection of popular games, making it a capable gaming phone too.
In terms of endurance, the nova 4e has plenty of endurance for hours of gaming, web browsing or movie watching on the go with a generously sized 3,340mAh battery that comes with 9V/2A fast charging too so you can top it up in a jiffy.
Huge 32-MP selfie camera with AI-Selfie tech
For selfie-loving fashionistas, the Huawei nova 4e packs a large 32-MP selfie camera enhanced with AI-driven selfie tech that intelligently beautifies snaps based on each individual’s unique face shape and type to ensure you look your best every time.
Even better, the powerful AI also recognises up to 8 types of scene categories in real time, adjusting colour, lighting and contrast to ensure fantastic shots every time.
Powerful AI-enhanced rear triple camera (24-MP + 8-MP + 2-MP)
Achieving great shots is a cinch as the nova 4e has a powerful triple camera array which combines a 24-MP primary camera with a wide angle lens, a secondary 8-MP camera with an ultra 120° wide angle lens and a 2-MP camera for depth data.
This is further enhanced with the same powerful AI powering the front camera but with even more scene recognition modes – 22 to be exact – for beautiful shots every time you press the button. With an ultra wide angle lens, the nova 4e lets you take in even more of the scenery in all its glory so you’ll leave nothing out of the shot.
Value Meets Style in the Huawei nova 4e
The Huawei nova 4e brings a lot ot the table with a large dewdrop display, a powerful 32-MP selfie camera, a rear triple camera and posh looking design at a value packed price tag that won’t bust your wallet.
The Huawei nova 4e is available in Malaysia in your choice of Midnight Black, Pearl White and Peacock Blue at RM1,199 at all Huawei Experience stores, the Huawei online store at https://shop.huawei.com/my and all good dealers nationwide.