HUAWEI’s nova lineup of smartphones embodies the meeting place of smart technology, excellent photography, value, and eye-catching design, with the pinacle of the range being the HUAWEI nova 11 Pro. This slim (6.88 mm) and light (168 g) smartphone massively appeals to the fashion conscious of fashion forward buyers as well as the youth and young at heart thanks to its Vegan Leather green back cover that is not just environmentally conscious but also creates a unique visual impact of fashion.
Beyond its eye-catching exterior, the nova 11 Pro also introduces smart technology such as XD Portrait and an upgraded HUAWEI Multi-Vision Photography, allowing users to capture amazing looking portraits. Even the camera which boast these incredible features to make even smartphone photography novusses capture great looking shots, also pulls through the fashionable extetic theme due to its Super Star Orbit Ring design. Ensuring that you do not lose the looks at the first drop of the phone is HUAWEI’s ultra-durable Kunlun Glass.
For instance, the nova 11 Pro’s 6.78″ 120 Hz OLED Curved Display features a 66° golden bending angle that brings a snug grip experience, but should it still hit the ground, you can be asured that it boasts a 10x stronger drop resistance capability thanks to the customised Kunlun Glass screen.
All of this focus on durability and design doesn’t mean smartphone photography fans get short changed. In fact, the HUAWEI nova 11 Pro boast a 50 MP Ultra Vision Camera with a 50 MP RYYB Ultra Vision imaging unit plus an 8 MP Ultra-Wide Macro Camera, resulting in quite a versatile camera setup. There is also the Laser Focus Sensor that supports autofocus, helping to quickly capture the subject. The RYYB Colour Filter Array increases the amount of light entering the camera by 40% compared with the RGGB array, consequenly eminating in a dramatic boost in both image clarity and detail within the dark or challenging lighting conditions.
Selfie lovers aren’t forgotten, as you find a front camera array consisting of a 60 MP Ultra Portrait Dual Camera with a 100-degree ultra-wide-angle, a 1/2.61-inch sensor that supports 4K image quality, and excellent resolution and light sensitivity. Furthermore, there is a 8 MP Close-up Portrait Front Camera supports 2x optical zoom and up to 5x digital zoom, including 0.7x for group photos, 1x for HD selfies, 2x for textured portraits, and 5x for makeup close-ups.
Beyond the shutter bug appeal
Additional features includes a 4500 mAh battery with single-cell and multi-tab technologies, to ensure long-lasting power. The nova 11 Pro supports HUAWEI 100 W SuperCharge Turbo, enabling the device to be charged up to 60% in 10 minutes and fully charged in 20 minutes with the screen off. When the screen is on and used for viewing short videos, charging to 50% takes only 15 minutes, helping users overcome low battery anxiety.
Meanwhile, things are kept brisk while navigating Andriod, multitasking, playing mobile games or using EMUI 13 in general thanks to this smartphone’s optimisation and its Octa-core processor consisting of four Cortex-A78 cores clocked at 2.4 GHz plus four Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. Graphics are handled via Adreno’s 642L. Anyone still infected with a case of the Andriod ban blues can rest assured that some mobile vaccines are on offer in the form of AppGallery, GBox, and Petal Search.
Ultimately, buyers will have to decide what they want to prioritise, and if that is photography tech and capabilities, battery life, and drop dead gorgeous looks that are also somewhat drop proof, then they can’t go wrong with the HUAWEI nova 11 Pro which goes for an RRP of R17 000. Alternatives to check out includes Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Fe, as well as OPPO’s Reno10 5G.