Updated on 1st July 2015
Huawei has launched its Honor 7 smartphone in China. As for specifications, the device comes with an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 935 processor paired with Mali-T628 MP4 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop wrapped under Emotion UI 3.1 and features a 5.2-inch display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. The 20 mega pixel rear camera comes with phase detection auto focus which is claimed to deliver auto focus speeds of 0.1 seconds.
The device is backed up by a 3100mAh battery which entails quick charging feature that fully charges the phone fully in 1 hour 25 minutes and to 50 percent in 30 minutes.
It features fingerprint sensor on the back, metal-clad unibody design and comes with an optional dual SIM variant.
Specifications and Features of Huawei Honor 7
- Processor: Octa-core (quad Cortex-A53 at 2.2GHz + quad Cortex-A53 at 1.5GHz) HiSilicon Kirin 935
- GPU: Mali-T628 MP4
- Operating System: Android 5.0 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1
- Display: 5.2-inch (1920×1080 pixels resolution, 423ppi pixel density)
- RAM: 3GB
- ROM: 16GB/64GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
- Rear Camera: 20 mega pixel with dual LED flash, Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses, sapphire glass protection
- Front Camera: 8 mega pixel with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, BSI Sensor,
- Battery: 3100mAh
- Connectivity: 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC
- Dimensions: 143.2×71.9×8.5mm
- Weight: 157 grams
- Fingerprint scanner
- Dual SIM optional
Price and Availability
The Huawei Honor 7 has been launched in three variants. The single-SIM 16GB variant is priced at CNY 1999 (approximately Rs. 20,500), the dual-SIM 16GB variant is priced at CNY 2199 (approximately Rs. 22,600) and lastly the dual-SIM 64GB variant is priced at CNY 2499 (approximately Rs. 25,600). The device will be available for order in China starting today (July 1) and will go on sale from July 7. There is no word on pricing and availability of the handset in other markets.
Updated on 16th June 2015
Huawei is gearing up for the launch of its upcoming smartphone Huawei Honor 7. The company has shared a teaser image on its Weibo account revealing the launch date of the handset which is June 30, 2015. The image shared by the company shows digit 7 written over a fingerprint in the same style.
While the company has confirmed that the Honor 7 is launching by the end of this month, it has not revealed anything about specs of the handset except hinting that it will feature fingerprint scanner. Leaks have revealed that the device will arrive in two variants- a standard variant and a high-end variant.
Updated on 10th June 2015
While Huawei is said to be working on its Huawei Honor 7 smartphone, which is likely to arrive in two variants- a standard version and a high-end variant, an image revealing specs of the one of the two devices has surfaced online.
As per the leaked image, the handset (with model number PLK-AL10) which is likely to be the Honor 7 will be powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 935 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM. The image further reveals that the handset will come with 64GB of inbuilt storage and display resolution of 1920×1080 pixels (5-inch display size expected). On software front, it is likely to run Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system wrapped under Emotion UI 3.1. Furthermore, the handset is likely to arrive with Fingerprint sensor.
Other variant of the phone is likely to house 3GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage. It will essentially be the low-specced variant. Rumors suggest that there will be a 13 mega pixel primary camera with LED flash and optical image stabilization on both the devices. Both variants will run Android Lollipop and pack a 3280mAh battery.
Stay tuned with us for more developments on this story!