The Huawei Honor 7 has been officially unveiled at a press event. It’s a 5.2-inch handset with a Kirin 935 chipset. It’s clad in an all-metal alloy chassis, to boot.
As have been with previous iterations in the series, the Huawei Honor 7 is an upper midrange handset with delectable specs and price. Of its many upgrades, the superior main camera steals the spotlight with its 20-megapixel resolution, Sony IMX230 sensor, 0.1-second auto focus and F/2.0 aperture. The front camera is not bad itself: 8 megapixels and F/2.4 aperture.
Huawei Honor 7 Specs
- Android 5.0 Lollipop (Emotion UI 3.1)
- 5.2-inch capacitive touchscreen (1080×1920 Full HD), ~424ppi
- 2.2GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 935 processor
- Mali-T628 MP4 GPU
- 3GB RAM
- 16/64GB internal storage
- microSD support up to 128GB
- 20-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
- 8-megapixel front camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- 3G HSPA+, 4G LTE
- Bluetooth 4.1
- Dimensions: 143.2 x 71.9 x 8.5mm
- Weight: 157g
- 3100mAh battery
Notice that square below the main camera? It’s a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the phone using a single tap. It can also be used for verifying one’s identity when, for instance, making mobile banking transactions.
The Huawei Honor 7 runs Emotion UI 3.1, based on Android 5 Lollipop, out of the box.
Three models are available for the Huawei Honor 7: a single 4G LTE SIM model with 16GB storage for 1999CNY (approx. Php14,520), a dual 4G LTE SIM model with 16GB storage for 2199CNY (Php15,980) and a 64GB model for 2499CNY (Php18,150). Philippine availability is unknown at the moment.