Huawei Honor 7 gets official, comes with fingerprint scanner

After about one and a half month of launch of Ascend P8 series, Huawei has now updated its high-end Honor series. Huawei has now unveiled the latest Honor 7 smartphone. The biggest highlight of the handset is its fingerprint s canner which is placed right below back camera. Most of Huawei Honor 7 specs are similar to Ascend P8 but, it excels in providing better camera and battery capacity.

Huawei Honor 7 comes with HD IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution. Lying underneath is Huawei’s own Kirin chipset. It is interesting to see that Huawei is using its own chipset and processor rather than Qualcomm. We have recently seen Kirin chipsets excelling in performance and stability against Qualcomm in few benchmark tests. Other reason behind using Kirin is less cost. Huawei definitely will be required to pay more if it purchases chips from Qualcomm. Moving back to Huawei Honor 7; the device is powered by Kirin 935 chipset. The chipset comprises of two quad-core Cortex A-53 processors, clocked at 1.5 GHz and 2.2 GHz. Other specs include 3 GB RAM and 32/64 GB internal memory with external SDcard support.

The dimensions of the handset are 143.2 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm. It weighs 157g only. Huawei Honor 7 features a 20 MP camera with dual-ton flash and sapphire protective glass. The front camera is a wide-angle 8 MP, best for selfies. The battery capacity is 3,100 mAh. It supports fast-charging.

Here is the list of complete specifications of Huawei Honor 7 handset:

  • 5.2-inches IPS LCD display (having 1080p resolution, 424ppi)
  • HiSilicon 935 chipset
  • Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex A-53 and Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A-53
  • Mali-T628 GPU
  • 3 GB RAM
  • 20 MP back camera (4992 х 3744 pixels, AutoFocus and dual-LED flash)
  • 8 MP front camera
  • 16/64 GB internal storage (external SDcard upto 128 GB)
  • 2G, 3G and LTE supported
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 4.0 / USB 2.0 / GPS / NFC
  • 3,100 mAh Li-Pro battery (Non-Removable)
  • Runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop

The handset will be available in three colors i.e. black, white and gold. As per pricing, the 16 GB variant will cost $320 while the 64 GB variant will cost $400. Huawei Honor 7 will have dual-SIM variant too. It will cost $35 more. The handset will be launched in China on July 7, 2015. We can expect its official release in Pakistan in a month or two.

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  • Ali Nawab Cheema

    How much more wait for it? 3rd month is now going off… Why so much late entry in Pakistan when we are neighbors of China.