Huawei nova 8 vs realme 12 5G: Side by Side Specs Comparison

This is a side-by-side smartphone specs comparison of the Huawei nova 8 and realme 12 5G.

The Huawei nova 8 has a 6.57-inch display, Huawei Kirin 820E processor, quad cameras, 4G LTE connectivity, and 3800mAh battery.

Meanwhile, the realme 12 5G has a 6.72-inch display, MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ (6 nm) processor, dual cameras, 5G connectivity, and 5000mAh battery.


Specs Huawei nova 8 realme 12 5G
Picture Huawei nova 8
3.3/5 stars (85 ratings)
× realme 12 5G
3.2/5 stars (12 ratings)
Screen 6.57-inch FHD+ OLED Display (1080 x 2340 Pixels, 392 ppi) with 19.5:9 Aspect Ratio, 90Hz Aspect Ratio, HDR10, and Punch-hole 6.72-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Display (1080 x 2400 Pixels, 392 ppi) with 20:9 Aspect Ratio, 120Hz Refresh Rate, 950nits max brightness, and punch-hole
OS HarmonyOS 2 with EMUI 12 Android 14 with realme UI 5.0
Chipset Huawei Kirin 820E MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ (6 nm)
CPU Hexa Core CPU
3x Cortex-A76 @ 2.22GHz & 3x Cortex-A55 @ 1.84GHz
Octa Core CPU
2x Cortex-A76 @ 2.2GHz & 6x Cortex-A55 @ 2.0GHz
GPU Mali-G57 MP6 Mali-G57 MC2
RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Rear Camera Quad Cameras:
64MP Main Camera (f/1.9 Aperture, PD Autofocus, EIS)
8MP Ultra-wide (f/2.4 Aperture, 120˚ FoV)
2MP Macro (f/2.4 Aperture)
2MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-Up to 4K Video Recording
Dual Cameras:
108MP Main Camera (f/1.8 Aperture, Autofocus)
2MP Depth Sensor
-LED Flash
-Up to 1080p video recording
Front Camera 32 Megapixels (f/2.0 Aperture)
- Up to 4K Video Recording
8 Megapixels (f/2.0 Aperture)
- Up to 1080p video recording
Storage 128GB 256GB
Expansion None 1TB via microSD
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Networks 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks 5G, 4G LTE (with VoLTE), 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (dual band)
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.2
Position GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, and QZSS GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
USB OTG Yes Yes
USB USB Type-C USB Type-C
3.5mm Audio Jack No Yes
Audio Enhancement None Hi-Res Audio, Stereo Speakers
FM Radio No No
Sensors Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Face Recognition & Fingerprint Sensor
Proximity Sensor & Ambient Light Sensor
Compass, Gyroscope & Accelerometer
Battery 3800 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
66W Fast Charging (Huawei SuperCharge, 100% in 35 minutes)
5000 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)
45W Fast Charging (SUPERVOOC, 50% in 30 minutes)
Material Glass Front with Matte Glass-like Back Glass front, Polycarboante back (IP54 dust and splash resistant)
Size 160.12 x 74.1 x 7.64 mm 165.6 x 76.1 x 7.69 mm
Weight 169 g 188 g
Colors Blush Gold Twilight Purple, Woodland Green
Release Date August 12, 2021 April 25, 2024
Price 19,999.00 - Official Price in the Philippines 14,999.00 - Official Price in the Philippines
Buy Online Huawei nova 8 on Lazada
Huawei nova 8 on Shopee
realme 12 5G on Lazada
realme 12 5G on Shopee

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