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Huawei Nova 7 5G with Kirin 985 launched in the Philippines

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On the day Smart Communications’ 5G network has gone live as a commercial service, Huawei Philippines has launched another 5G-ready “Nova Star.”

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The Huawei Nova 7 5G, the more powerful sibling of the Nova 7 SE 5G, is official in the country. And it’s priced at P23,990 (roughly 488 converted) — or P4,000 ($81) more than the SE model.

Buy the smartphone at any time between July 31 and August 2 from Huawei Experience Stores and partner shops, and you’ll get these freebies worth a total of P9,000 ($183):

  • P6,990 ($142) Huawei Watch GT2e
  • Additional 15GB of Huawei Cloud Storage for a year
  • 5 customized dynamic Huawei themes
  • Booky prime membership for 3 months
  • Viu premium subscription for 3 months
  • P150 ($3) Pesoloan cashback
  • P70 ($1.4) GCash voucher
  • P50 ($1) PayMaya voucher

Go online shopping and be one of the first 100 customers to purchase the Huawei Nova 7 5G from the brand’s official stores on Lazada and Shopee during the promo period, and you have a chance to get more freebies, valued at up to P18,390 ($374):

  • P6,990 ($142) Huawei Watch GT2e
  • P8,990 ($183) Huawei FreeBuds 3: Only 5 units per day, for those who’ll order at 12 a.m., 10 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.
  • Tresemme
  • Additional 15GB of Huawei Cloud Storage for a year
  • 5 customized dynamic Huawei themes
  • P597 ($12) Booky voucher
  • Viu premium subscription for 3 months
  • P150 ($3) Pesoloan cashback
  • P70 ($1.4) GCash voucher
  • P50 ($1) PayMaya voucher

The Huawei Nova 7 5G, along with the Pro version, is the first smartphone to use the new HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G chip.

The SoC features one Cortex-A76 prime core and three big (also Cortex-A76) and four small (Cortex-A55) cores and is integrated with Mali-G77 graphics with Kirin Gaming+ 2.0 technology for a blazing-fast graphics performance.

With Kirin 985, it’s possible to get theoretical maximum download and upload speeds of 1.2Gbps and 173Mbps, respectively. It likewise has 5G anti-jamming, 5G low-latency, 5G energy-efficient, and 5G high-speed performance functions.

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Other features of the Huawei Nova 7 5G include a 64-megapixel quad camera, a 32-megapixel selfie shooter housed in a punch hole at the upper-left part of the 6.53-inch OLED display, a 4,000mAh battery with support for 40-watt fast charging, Android 10-based EMUI 10.1, and an under-screen fingerprint sensor.

Launched alongside the Huawei Nova 7 5G is the P5,990 ($122) Huawei FreeBuds 3i and the Midsummer Purple color variant of the P19,990 ($407) Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G. You can read more about them in the press release below.

Huawei Nova 7 5G specs

  • 6.53-inch OLED with punch-hole display, 2,400 x 1,080 resolution (20:9), 60Hz refresh rate
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 985 processor with dual-mode (SA/NSA) 5G
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB storage
  • Quad 64-megapixel, f/1.8 (main), 8-megapixel, f/2.4 (ultra wide), 8-megapixel, f/2.4 (telephoto, up to 20x zoom), 2-megapixel (depth) rear cameras
  • 32-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
  • Fingerprint reader (under-display)
  • 4,000mAh battery with 40-watt fast charging
  • EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10, AppGallery

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Editor-in-chief: Alora Uy Guerrero has 18 years of experience as an editor for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. She took time off journalism to manage OPPO’s digital-marketing campaigns. When not busy with her babies, she’s working on Revü, a passion project — or probably traveling or obsessing over her favorite bands, movies, TV shows, and basketball teams.