The TENAA listing of the Huawei Nova 3 with model numbers PAR-TL00 and PAR-AL00 reveals most of the phone’s specifications. The phone will be powered by a 2.36GHz octa-core processor, likely to be the HiSilicon Kirin 970. This is HiSilicon’s current flagship SoC, and it consists of four Arm Cortex-A73 cores paired with four Arm Cortex-A53 cores, along with the Mali-G72MP12 GPU. The Kirin 970 also has a Neural Processing Unit (NPU) and an i7 co-processor. The Nova 3 will likely have support for GPU Turbo as well.
The phone will have 6GB of RAM paired with 64GB/128GB of storage. It will have also a microSD card that supports up to 256GB expandable storage.
The Nova 3 will have a 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2340×1080) 19.5:9 LCD with a display notch and 2.5D curved glass. It will have dual rear cameras, consisting of a 16MP primary (RGB) camera paired with a 24MP (likely to be monochrome) camera with f/2.4 aperture. It will have dual cameras on the front as well, with a 24MP front-facing camera paired with a secondary 2MP camera.
The Huawei Nova 3’s fingerprint sensor will be placed on the back. It will have a hybrid dual SIM slot (nano SIM + nano SIM/microSD). In terms of connectivity, it will have dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. It will be powered by a 3650mAh battery with fast charging support, and it will run EMUI 8 on top of Android 8.1 Oreo. Its dimensions are 157.0 x 73.7 x 7.3 mm, and it weighs 165 grams.
The Nova 3 is expected to be announced on July 18th, and it will be made available in Black and Blue colors. Its pricing is rumored to start from CNY 2699 ($404).