13 December 2019
UPDATE (December 2nd, 2019):
The upcoming Huawei Nova 6 5G has now surfaced in a few real-life hands-on photos. These images show the upcoming flagship in Blue color variant and from different angles. The front panel design confirms previous leaks of minimum bezels and a pill-shaped punch-hole for housing dual selfie cameras. It has volume and power button on the right side.
Lastly, the back panel image shows a vertically aligned quad-camera setup. It is on the top left corner and the phone also has Huawei branding at the bottom left corner. There is no fingerprint scanner suggesting we might see an in-display fingerprint scanner on the phone.
Original (November 28th, 2019)
Huawei is currently busy preparing for next week's launch event where it will announce a new Nova series smartphone. It will be the Nova 6 that will also have a 5G variant named Nova 6 5G. The two variants are reported to bear model numbers WLZ-AL10 and WLZ-AN00 respectively. And now, a smartphone with the latter model number has been spotted on popular smartphone benchmark website Geekbench.
The Geekbench listing shows Huawei WLZ-AN00 aka Nova 6 5G with high-end specifications. It has an octa-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz which is most likely to be Kirin 990 chipset with an integrated 5G modem. The particular variant in the listing is shown with 8GB of RAM and running Android 10 in terms of software.
The Huawei Nova 6 5G is an upcoming smartphone that will sport a punch-hole display with slim bezels. It is a pill-shaped punch-hole on the top left corner that houses dual selfie cameras. These are said to be a 32-megapixel main front camera and an 8-megapixel wide-angle sensor with a 105-degree field of view. It is expected to offer improved low-light camera capabilities as well.
There is said to be a 60-megapixel quad-camera setup on the back panel along with a 16-megapixel, a 12-megapixel, and a 2-megapixel sensor. The whole package is reported to be powered by a 4,000mAh battery with 40W fast charging support.