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Huawei Nova 12 SE


Huawei Nova 12 SE
Huawei Nova 12 SE (Nova 12 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G 8 x 1.8 - 2.4 GHz, Kryo 265 Gold (Cortex-A73) / Silver (Cortex-A53)
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
6.67 inch 20:9, 2400 x 1080 pixel 395 PPI, Capacitive, OLED, 90 Hz
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.4 x 162.4 x 75.5
4500 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Huawei HarmonyOS
Primary Camera: 108 MPix (f/1.9) + 8MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 32 MPix f/2.5
186 g


Price comparison

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Huawei Nova 12 SE

HUAWEI nova 12 SE Review
Source: Yugatech English EN→zh-CN
Now let’s talk about the price. The HUAWEI nova 12 SE retails for PHP 15,999. And in its own right, it makes an impression with more than capable cameras, sleek design, and superb fast charging. But in a crowded market like this, it just doesn’t do enough to stand out. Compared to the competition, it honestly feels a bit behind the curve. Ultimately, the nova 12 SE’s biggest weakness is its rather old chipset. It almost feels like a missed opportunity for Huawei. A newer chip could have boosted performance across the board, potentially even unlocking better camera capabilities on a whole new level. As it stands, the nova 12 SE is a frustrating case of wasted potential. While it definitely has the makings of a solid mid-ranger, the dated chipset holds it back significantly. If you prioritize better performance for the same price, you’d be wise to look elsewhere. However, if you are enticed with the phone’s sleek profile and design or captivated by its camera prowess, then the nova 12 SE looks to be a convenient alternative.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/23/2024
Huawei Nova 12 SE Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English EN→zh-CN
The Huawei Nova 12 SE is a smartphone that is designed to impress people and it surely does with beautiful craftsmanship and design. You could even say it’s an 8/10 in terms of pure looks, but we can’t say the same about the internals. It has a decently good display but it’s nothing out of the ordinary. Other smartphones in the same price range provide a much higher refresh rate. The same goes for the chipset, battery, and charging capabilities, which are far better in other smartphones. That’s not to say that the ones in this smartphone are bad, it’s just that the competition is a lot better and has better prices. The only main selling points of this smartphone are its design and camera and they are good. For all that it provides, is the pricing of this smartphone justified? No, but if you can find the smartphone at a discount, then it could be worth it.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/22/2024
90% Huawei nova 12 SE İnceleme
Source: Chip Online TR TR→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор Huawei nova 12 SE: младший, но смышленый
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2024
Обзор HUAWEI nova 12 SE: доступный камерофон
Source: CZ→zh-CN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/06/2024


Qualcomm Adreno 610:

基于Adreno 600架构的集成(Snapdragon 665)图形卡。 GPU的性能介于Adreno 510和512/612之间,因此处于较低的中档范围。 支持DirectX11_1,Vulkan 1.0,OpenCL 2.0,OpenGL ES 3.2。


» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 680: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.




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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2024-06-23)