After Huawei has been in news for Nexus and its partnership with Google, the company is once again is back concerning its new devices. The Chinese based industry has launched its new metal-clad Honor 7 smartphone in three different variants. After the launch on Tuesday the media was informed that the device is priced at CNY 1999, i.e 20,500 for 16 GB; CYN 2199, i.e. Rs. 22,600 for the 16GB dual SIM variant and CNY 2499, i.e. Rs. 25,600 for the 64GB version.
The company as for now hasn’t stated the availability of the device outside China but just like the Honor 6 Plus we hope that it makes it to India. It has a 5.2 inch Full HD display with a pixel density of 423 ppi (1920×1080 pixel resolution). The phone is powered by the company’s own 64-bit Octa-Core Kirin 935 processor, four Cortex-A53 cores at 2.2 GHz + four Cortex-A53 at 1.5GHz, processor. Along with this the Chinese Smartphone is backed up with a 3GB RAM and ARM’s Mali-T628 Graphics chip. It runs on EMUI 3.1 on top of Android 5.0 Lollipop and comes with the option of having it’s memory expandable via the microSD card upto 128GB .
Under the camera section the Honor 7 comes with a good 20 megapixel camera where the company claims that the device’s auto focus speed is just 0.1 seconds. The rear camera is a Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6-lens module and with a sapphire glass protection. The front-facing camera is a 8-megapixel front facing wide angle, fixed focus, camera with a f/2.4 aperture. The device along with this also features a fingerprint sensor exactly below the rear camera which enables users to unlock the device with a simple tap.
Other features include NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ A-GPS along with 4G LTE. The device weighs around 157 grams and measures upto 143.2×71.9×8.5mm which is backed up with a 3100mAh battery. The battery apparently has a quick charging feature where the phone can go from zero to full in 1 hour 25 minutes and zero to fifty in 30 minutes.