Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Which One Should You Buy?

Looking for a premium and affordable smartphone to buy? Huawer's Nova 4 is perfect for you. With it's impressive body design and powerful processor this seems to be the best Huawei has released. A step up from the dual camera it features sharp triple cameras and a hole. 

As for the OnePlus 6T, an advance on the OnePlus 6, It's equally impressive cameras, premium body design and teardrop notch places it at loggerheads with the Nova 4. 

Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Design Comparison

Regarding their designs, there is no argument that both phones are impressive and equally unique. And though both are built with aluminum Alloy and glass, their difference is is really very clear. With a typical teardrop notch with curved edges, the OnePlus 6T weighs 172 and measures 175.1 mm x 157.0 mm x 7.8 mm. 

Taking a step further than the notch, the Huawei's Nova 4 offers a flattering hole and a bezel-less display. Heavier than the OnePlus 6T at 183 grams, it's body dimensions are 74.59 mm x 157.6 mm x 7.9 mm. Both also have fingerprint scanners, Nova 4's being mounted on it's rear and OnePlus 6T's onscreen, are available in a variety of colors.

Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Display Comparison

Huawei Nova 4's screen size of 6.4-inches FHD+ under IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of depth 2310 x 1080 Pixels and 398 PPI density, is not much different from the OnePlus 6T, sporting a bigger screen size of 6.41 inches FHD+ under Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 2280 x 1080 Pixels and 395 PPI density. Both phones feature display protection as well a similar screen to body ratio.

Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Camera Comparison

Camera wise, the OnePlus 6T's rear dual cameras of 16 Megapixels + 20 Megapixels with dual LED and a front facing camera of 16 Megapixels with f2.0 Aperture, size – 1/3″, Sensor Sony IMX371, and Pixel size 1.0 μm, has nothing on the Huawei Nova 4 's impressive triple rear cameras of 48 Megapixel + 16 Megapixel (Ultra-wide angle) + 2 Megapixel with an LED flash and a front facing camera of 25 Megapixels f/2.0 Aperture, and CMOS BSI Sensor. 

In theory, the Huawei Nova 4 wins this round but until it is tried and tested we can’t confirm if the camera will match the OnePlus 6T in terms of brightness and video shooting.

Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Performance Comparison

Equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.8 GHz ,The OnePlus 6T performance surpasses that of the Huawei Nova 4 packing a HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 2.4GHz. However, both phones have similar storage capacities, a huge 8GB RAM with inbuilt storage of 128GB. Though the OnePlus 6T has a model with 6GB RAM and a variant with a huge 256GB. And also, both phones run on Android 9.0 Pie operating system.

Huawei Nova 4 VS OnePlus 6T: Battery & Price Comparison

Although, both smartphones have nonremovable batteries that "flash charge", their capacities differ. Nova 4's at 3750 mAh, and OnePlus 6T's at 3700 mAh. The OnePlus 6T is selling at a price of $550, while the Huawei Nova 4 will cost around $450 according.


As many reviewers have agreed, the OnePlus 6T is more efficient, in terms of performance, but as far as camera and design goes, its Nova 4 all the way. 

The Huawei Nova 4 is among the new phone to feature a hole which houses the front camera and also serves as a notch as well. So we can call the Nova 4 an innovative and affordable smartphone while the OnePlus 6T is a flagship device that packs the normal teardrop notch on most phones in the market. The Nova 4 is more affordable and it will make a wise budget buy.