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Huawei launches the affordable flagship Nova 5T in the UAE

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Huawei has officially announced the Nova 5T for the UAE, which comes with a striking design and high-end features which include four AI-enabled cameras on the back and a 32MP selfie camera poking through the ‘hole punch’/pinhole. 

Huawei has priced the Nova 5T at AED 1,599 which is 200 Dirhams cheaper than the Nova 4 and it will be available in the UAE in three colors- the stunning new Midsummer Purple and the returning Black and Crush Blue. Pre-orders start on the 22nd of October with the phone hitting retail shelves on the 31st of October.

HUAWEI is also offering a one-year screen damage warranty for an extra AED 69 for a one time replacement as well as a one-year extended warranty for an additional AED 99.

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Although the phone is priced affordable at AED 1599, the Nova 5T packs high-end features such as the Kirin 980 processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. It also comes with four AI-equipped cameras which include the primary 48MP HD lens, 16MP wide-angle lens, 2MP macro lens, and 2MP bokeh lens. The front sports a 32MP selfie camera.

About the only middling feature is the screen which is a 6.4-inch 1080p (2310 x 1080, 398 ppi) LCD screen. However that screen will help in getting good battery life out of the 3,750mAh battery. According to Huawei, the Nova 5T can charge 50% in half an hour.

The Nova 5T will come with Huawei's EMUI 9.1 interface which is based on Android 9 Pie and support all Google services.for gamers, it also comes with the GPU Turbo option.

Abbas Jaffar Ali

Abbas has been living and breathing technology before phones became smart or clouds started storing data. He also has commitment issues towards mobile phones.

Driven by tech and passion, he has successfully negotiated into bringing the largest gaming and tech publications to the Middle East that include IGN, CNET and TechRadar.