First Huawei Nova 2 is the phone released on May 26, 2017, which aims at entertainment and fashion. It sells at 2,499 yuan, $400, and Huawei Nova 2 Plus at 2,899 yuan,$483. But Xiaomi MI5X was released on July 26, aiming at photographing, selling at 1,499 yuan, $250.
Huawei Nova 2 and Xiaomi MI5X are both metal body, the latter one has three colors, matte black, rose golden, and golden. And Huawei Nova 2 has black, golden, rose golden, blue, and green color, they both have fingerprint scanner on the back.
They both use USB Type C port, Xiaomi MI5X is built in 3080mAh battery, while Huawei Nova 2 has 2,950mAh battery, but MI5X doesn’t support quick charge, Huawei nova 2 supports 18W quick charge. They are similar at the bottom.
They both adopt dual rear camera, Huawei Nova 2 has 12MP+8MP dual rear camera, but Xiaomi MI5X has 12MP dual rear camera, according to our previous review, Huawei Nova 2 photo sample has a little strong daub feeling on the edge, but MI 5X samples look more natural and soft.
On the top, Huawei Nova 2 only has one microphone, but MI 5X has infrared remote control function, in this feature, Xiaomi MI5X is better than Huawei Nova 2.