Huawei Honor 7i With 5.2-inch Display, 13 Mega Pixel Rotating Camera Launched: Specifications & Features

Huawei has introduced one more smartphone in its Honor series, called the Huawei Honor 7i in China. It is an upgraded version of company’s flagship smartphone, dubbed the Honor 7. On design front, the device sports metal frame and measures 7.8mm in thickness. It comes with fingerprint sensor on the side and can be unlocked even with wet finger. The fingerprint sensor can also be used as a camera shutter for capturing selfies.

There is 13 mega pixel camera with dual tone LED flash, Sony sensor, f/2.0 aperture, sapphire crystal protection and 28mm wide-angle lens. The camera features 180 degree flip-up set up in which the 13 mega pixel rear camera can be rotated and used as front camera for capturing selfies.

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As for specifications, the Honor 7i is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 616 processor paired with Adreno 405 GPU. Running Android 5.1 Lollipop wrapped under Emotion UI 3.1, it features a 5.2-inch full HD display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. Backed up by a 3100mAh battery, it measures 141.6×71.2×7.8 mm and weighs 160 grams.

Based on RAM and storage, it comes in two variants- one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage while other variant packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Both variants support expandable storage up to 32GB using microSD card.

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Honor 7i vs Honor 7: What’s New?

Device/Features Honor 7i Honor 7
Price CNY 1699 (approx. Rs. 17,600) for 2GB RAM variant / CNY 1999 (approx. Rs. 20,700) for 3GB RAM variant Rs. 22,999
Display 5.2-inch Full HD 5.2-inch Full HD
Resolution 1920×1080 pixels 1920×1080 pixels
SoC Snapdragon 616 HiSilicon Kirin 935
CPU Octa-core 64-bit Octa-core (quad  2.2GHz + quad 1.5GHz)
GPU Adreno 405 Mali-T628 MP4
RAM 2GB/3GB 3GB
Memory 16GB/32GB 16GB
MicroSD Yes – Up to 32GB Yes – Up to 128GB
Battery 3100mAh 3100mAh
Camera 13 mega pixel rotating camera with dual tone LED flash, Sony sensor, f/2.0 aperture, sapphire crystal protection and 28mm wide-angle lens Rear: 20 mega pixel with dual LED flash, phase detection autofocus, Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses, sapphire glass protection

Front: 8 mega pixel with f/2.4 aperture

Connectivity 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and NFC
OS  Android 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 Android 5.0 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1
Dimensions & Weight 141.6×71.2×7.8 mm, 160 grams 143.2×71.9×8.5mm, 157 grams
Fingerprint scanner Yes Yes

Price and Availability

The Honor 7i is priced at CNY 1699 (approximately Rs. 17,600) for 2GB RAM variant and CNY 1999 (approximately Rs. 20,700) for 3GB RAM variant. There is no word on pricing and availability of the smartphone in the Indian market.

Also Read: Huawei Honor 7 Launched

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