Couple of leaked photos of the Huawei Nova 2s smartphone had surfaced yesterday. It was speculated that Huawei may announce the smartphone before the end of 2017. Today, Huawei has officially confirmed that the Nova 2s will be launching on Dec. 7.
The Nova 2s was recently spotted at TENAA with model numbers HWI-AL00 and HWI-TL00. Like the Honor V10, the Nova 2s also features a front-mounted fingerprint scanner along with an 18:9 aspect ratio supporting display. Moreover, the smartphone is also equipped with dual front cameras and dual rear cameras. It also resembles the Honor V10 in terms of appearance.
Recent leaks have revealed that the Nova 2s will be arriving with a glass rear. As far as specs of the Nova 2s are concerned, it is rumored to arrive with a 6-inch display that will carry support for Full HD+ resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The frontside of the phone is expected to feature 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel dual selfie snappers whereas its rear side is pegged to house a pair of 20-megapixel snappers.
The Nova 2s is rumored to be powered by Kirin 960 chipset and 4 GB of RAM. It will be running on EMUI 8.0 skinned Android 8.0 Oreo. It is also expected to come with other features like NFC, inbuilt Hi-Fi chip and facial recognition. Rumors have hinted that the Huawei Nova 2s will be carrying a price tag of 2,999 Yuan (~$454).
As it can be seen in the above launch invitation, the smartphone is set to launch on Dec. 7. On the very same day, Xiaomi will be also unveiling the much anticipated Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus smartphones.