Huawei nova 8 Pro vs Lenovo Legion Phone Duel – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei nova 8 Pro mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei nova 8 Pro Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.72 in (inches) 6.65 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus
Operating System EMUI 11 EMUI 11
Resolution 1236 x 2676 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2/2 MP 64/16 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 20 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei nova 8 Pro runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.58 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2580 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Large-core NPU and micro-core NPU,Large Area VC Liquid Cooling,3D Graphene Cooling Film and Link Turbo. Running on EMUI 11 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 985 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus.

Meanwhile, the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.09 GHz Kryo 485, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 and 4 cores of 1.80 GHz Kryo 485. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3090 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on EMUI 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 MP8,8 cores gpu in the interior and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has the Qualcomm Adreno 650 graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei nova 8 Pro battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 2x 2500 mAh batteries, 65W or 90W fast charging (market dependent) and 65W – 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 15V/3A; 20V/3.25A.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1236 x 2676 pixels and a screen size of 6.72 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.65 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is a 1% bigger than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
120 Hz refresh rate 144 Hz refresh rate
300 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
3D curved glass screen HDR10+
80-degree curve Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
Chip-on-Pi (COP) display packaging
DCI-P3
Multi-touch

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei nova 8 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is coming with a 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Huawei nova 8 Pro gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei nova 8 Pro is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% smaller than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 16 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei nova 8 Pro gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Lenovo Legion Phone Duel.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Huawei nova 8 Pro is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel with 512 gigabytes

Lenovo Legion Phone Duel gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei nova 8 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.4 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 64/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length equivalent:25 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 respectively.

Huawei nova 8 Pro Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
10x digital zoom 3-axis electronic image stabilization
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Angle of view – 120° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2)
Dual View Recording 2.0 Geotagging
Exposure compensation HDR
Face detection ISO settings
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Panorama
Geotagging Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
ISO settings Scene mode
Macro mode Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Panorama Self-timer
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Touch focus
Scene mode White balance settings
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei nova 8 Pro comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei nova 8 Pro Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
32 MP 20 MP
AIS video stabilization Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture size – f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Aperture:f/2.0.4 HDR
Face unlock Led flash
HDR Side-mounted pop-up mechanism
Secondary front camera – 16 MP (portrait)
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei nova 8 Pro Lenovo Legion Phone Duel
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+ LTE Cat 20
LTE TD-
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei nova 8 Pro price is $650-700 and the Lenovo Legion Phone Duel price tag is $500 (8 GB+128 GB) or $600 (12 GB + 256 GB) or $857 (16 GB + 512 GB)

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