Huawei Nova Y70, we tested this affordable mobile with a large battery

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The huawei Nova Y70 it is attractive entry-level mobile phone for tight budgets. A terminal that does not stop offering because it is cheap good benefitsand that the manufacturer offers, giving away the great wireless headphones with the device Freebuds SE (recently tested in writing). The brand has temporarily assigned us said smartphone Nova Y70so we can write to you about their qualities Y performance. We thank the company for such courtesy, and we invite you to discover, through our experience, what this new mobile phone offers. Huawei.

Unboxing and aesthetics of the Huawei Nova Y70

The model Nova Y70of the company Huaweiis a proposal smartphone modern and affordable that covers so remarkable key elements that every user requires in an intelligent terminal.

The phone is delivered in the characteristic box rectangular of White color Y minimalist design of the company. No image of the device is shown on the packaging, just the logo, product name, and manufacturer in gold ink. A sticker on one side briefly details the specifications of the terminal.

Huawei Nova Y70

minimalist box

Inside the box, the phone appears first on a cardboard platform. He is accompanied by documentation; eject tool from the tray SIM; protective casing; power adapter Y USB Cable.

Huawei Nova Y70

Accessories included with the terminal

Huawei phone design

The manufacturer has dealt with this smartphone to combine esthetic Y glamor. It has a recognizable design, reasonable size and good ergonomics, without becoming heavy in hand. The elegance of the device is enhanced with some curved sides.

Huawei Nova Y70

Power button with integrated fingerprint reader

The appearance of the product is sparklythanks to the outside of 2.5D glass. For the test they have given us the color model midnight black, really seductive. The phone is also distributed with a finish blue crystalline. The Huawei Nova Y70 gives a feeling of robustness, weighing 199 gramsand has dimensions of 168.3 x 77.7 x 8.98mm.

Huawei Nova Y70

Huawei Nova Y70 in Midnight Black

The terminal has a button switched onwhich is in turn fingerprint readerY volume controls. The connectors are located on the base: port USB-C and connector Jack. Finally, on the left side, we find the compartment for SIM and memory.

Huawei Nova Y70

USB-C port and audio jack connector

Technical details of the Huawei Nova Y70

The mobile Nova Y70 With its competitive price, it stands out for its battery capacity and storagethe attractiveness of his screen Y cameraBesides the fast charge. We see these points and remains of relevant details of the device below.


The mobile offers us a display Really immersive. The display features an excellent screen-to-body ratio of the 90.26% with which to enjoy viewing content.

Huawei Nova Y70

6.75-inch FullView display

It has a size of 6.75 inchesand a quality HD+ of 1600 x 720 pixels with 16.7 million colors. Also, thanks to the smart ambient light settings We will not lose detail at any time.


The phone has a hardware according to its range and price. The arranged configuration will allow us to enjoy smooth performance in the most common uses of an intelligent terminal. The mobile has a processor HUAWEI Kirin 710 of eight coresa Mali G51 GPU Y 4GB by heart RAM. We have verified the extent of their capacities with the application antutu. The image shows the results.

Huawei Nova Y70

Performance according to device category


The Huawei Nova Y70 comes with a layout triple rear camerareinforced with AI. Combines a prime lens of 48MP with a wide angle of 5MPand another of depth of 2MP.

Huawei Nova Y70

For selfiesand video calls, has a frontal camera of 8MP. Therefore, it offers us a great versatility with options to always capture the images we want in the best way.

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Battery, operating system and connectivity

The Huawei Nova Y70 includes a fantastic battery of 6,000mAh capacity. With standard use, we will usually only have to recharge the device a couple of times a week. And it is that with just 5% battery we can stretch the autonomy of the device practically 12 hours. In addition, it has the advantageous fast charging of the HUAWEI SuperCharge of 22.5Wwhich, for example, with only 10 minutes plugged in gives us up to 3 hours of video playback.

Huawei Nova Y70

Android based EMUI 12 system

The terminal does not have Google services in your system. We have the software developed by the brand, EMUI 12whose interface is based on Android. It is easy and intuitive to use, and gives us fluidity in all processes, usually responding quickly. The terminal avoids the saturation of apps initial, it only has pre-installed the just ones for the most current and frequent tasks. Of course, we have hundreds of apps available in the app store Huawei.

Huawei Nova Y70

A simple and intuitive interface

Huawei Nova Y70

General fluidity and no saturation of pre-installed apps

The connectivity of the terminal adequately responds to the cost of the product. It is an efficient effective system Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/nY Bluetooth 5.1.

Technical specifications of the mobile Huawei Nova Y70

In the following table we detail all the characteristics of the smartphone:

Huawei Nova Y70
Dimensions 168.3 x 77.7 x 8.98mm
Weight 199g approx (including battery)
  • Crystal Blue
  • Black (Midnight Black)
screen technology TFT-LCD
Dimension 6.75 inches
Resolution 1,600 x 720 pixels HD+
Color 16.7 million
CPU Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710 (8 cores, 2GHz)
GPUs ARM Mali G51
Ability 128GB
micro SD card up to 512GB
  • 4G:
    • TDD-LTE: B38
    • FDD-LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B13/B28/B66/B26
  • 3G:
    • WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
  • 2 G:
    • GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
SIM type nanoSIM (Dual SIM)
Operating system
Version HUAWEI EMUI 12
  • 48 MP high resolution, f/1.8 aperture
  • 5 MP ultra wide angle (120°), f/2.2 aperture
  • 2 MP depth, f/2.4 aperture
Frontal 8MP, f/2.0 aperture
Ability 6,000 mAh (typical value)
Burden HUAWEI SuperCharge (maximum 22.5W)
connection ports
loading port USB
connector USB-C
Headphones 3.5mm
Wifi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz
bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1
Navigation GPS, AGPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS
nfc Nope
Other features
  • On / Off / Fingerprint reader
  • Volume control
Audio HUAWEI Histen
  • ambient light
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Fingerprints
Box contents
  • Nova Y70 (built-in battery)
  • Type-C charger and charging cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • eject tool
  • Protective film for TP
  • Warranty card

Conclusions about the smartphone Huawei Nova Y70

Huawei Nova Y70

Huawei Nova Y70 with fast charging, huge battery, lots of storage space and 48 MP camera

The Nova Y70 of Huawei It has been a really interesting product for its cost. The device not only performs wellas expected from a current product, but maintains that high level of quality to which the Asian manufacturer has accustomed us. The only obstacle will be found by some users in the well-known absence of services and applications Google. However, adaptation is easy to the environment created by Huawei, and also includes a super complete application store with lots of resources. So for the great relationship price, quality Y performancethe Nova Y70 gets a comeuppance Gizlogic Gold Award.

Giz Awards 2018

  • large capacity battery.
  • Ample storage space.
  • Adequate performance at its cost.
  • Elegant design.

  • No access to the Google Play Store.

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