Huawei has unveiled its metal-crafted Honor 7 smartphone under three variants in China today. As per the report by GizChina, all the three variants have been priced at CNY 1999 for the 16GB variant(approx. INR 20,500), CNY 2199 for the 16GB dual-SIM variant (approx. INR 22,600), and CNY 2499 for the 64GB variant (approx. INR 25,600). As of now, Huawei has not disclosed any information regrading the availability of these devices outside China.
The Huawei Honor 7 features a 5.2-inch full-HD display in an aluminum alloy design with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixel and is powered by a Huawei’s in-house 64-bit octa-core Kirin 935 SoC (four 2.2GHz Cortex-A53 cores and four 1.5GHz Cortex-A53) paired with a 3GB of RAM. There is a microSD slot on-board which has the expandability of up to 128GB. The device runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with Huawei’s own EMUI 3.1 on top.
It sports a 20-megapixel rear camera with Autofocus face detection which is touted by the company to provide autofocus at the speed of 0.1 seconds. There is an 8-megapixel wide-angle fixed focus front camera too. Following the Huawei Ascend Mate 7, the Honor 7 also comes with a fingerprint sensor placed below the lens of rear camera, which unlocks the phone with a single tap.
In the connectivity department, the Honor 7 supports options such as 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, and GPS. It measures 143.2×71.9×8.5mm and weighs 157 grams. The Honor 7 is backed by a 3100mAh battery enabled with quick charging technology.