The Chinese giant Huawei is one of the popular manufacturing companies that has been in the Indian market for some years. It has become very popular since the last one year by launching smartphones at regular intervals. Huawei has announced a new phone called Honor 7, which is an upgrade to the last generation Honor 6 Plus. Huawei launched Honor 7 today, i.e., on September 8, 2015, at an event in New Delhi. The Phone was initially launched in China in the month of August and now, the new handset is set to enter the Indian markets. Huawei Honor 7 comes in two storage variants. Here are the specifications, price and availability of Honor 7 in India.
Specifications of Huawei Honor 7
Huawei launched its new flagship device, Honor 7 in India. Huawei, the Chinese manufacturing firm has upgraded its last generation Honor 6 Plus to Honor 7 with new elegant design and a quite crisp look. We are providing the complete specifications of the new flagship device, Honor 7. Have a look!
The device has been manufactured in a great manner that comes with a sophisticated and elegant design. Huawei has employed an all-metal unibody design for the Honor 7 which is different from the carbon fiber material which was seen on the Honor 6 Plus.
The device has a non-removable metallic rear cover that gives a glossy look. Honor phone weighs around 157 grams and coming to the thickness, it measures 8.5mm.
Huawei Honor 7 sports a 5.2-inch full HD display with a pretty crisp look. When the device is exposed to sunlight, legibility of the device is still quite good. The phone comes with an IPS panel and the full HD display renders vivid colors and the device also ensures great viewing angles. The text on the device looks sharp and the colors seem to have a vibrant look. The device is very smooth to navigate on the screen.
Honor 7 is powered by a 64-bit octa-core processor with one quad-core Cortex A53 that houses a 2.2Ghz HiSilicon Kirin 935 SoC. The device is supported by Mali T628 MP4 graphics solution.
RAM & Storage
Huawei Honor 7 is paired with 3GB of RAM and the device comes in two storage variants such as 16GB and 64GB. You have an additional option to expand the storage up to 128 GB through a microSD card.
The new flagship device runs Android 5.0.2 [Lollipop] operating system that comes with an Emotion UI 3.1 user interface. As it looks quite similar to the Emotion UI 3.0, Huawei has added some refinements for the new device that include an SOS app, good power management features and many more. The phone is presumed to get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update by February 2016.
Usually, the high-end phones of Honor will have good cameras. The Honor 7 phone sports a single 20MP camera sensor on the rear side, that comes with a dual-tone LED flash unit. The device comes with an 8MP front camera for the selfie-adorers which had an additional front-flash provision that let you capture photos even in low-light conditions.
Honor 7 also supports phase detect autofocus that helps to take daylight shots with quick focusing. The Honor 7 possesses many features like wide angled selfies, light painting, time lapse and a slew of other filters that are used to enhance the pictures.
The Honor 7 is powered by a non-removable 3,100mAh Li-polymer battery that supports quick charging and reverse charging as it is designed with a fast charging technology. The company claims that if the device is charged for five minutes, it can offer up to an hour of battery life. Once it is fully charged, then it offers three days battery life.
One of the unique features of the new flagship device, Honor 7 is that it comes with a fingerprint scanner on the rear side which is located just below the camera. The 360-degree fingerprint sensor is capable of reading fingerprints at almost every possible angle and it can also be used by developers to enable fingerprint security for their apps, especially for making payments.
Price and Availability
The price of the new flagship device of Huawei, the Honor 7 handset starts from Rs 22,999 for the 16GB variant which is relatively a good pricing to stand in the huge competition. The device will be made available in two variant colors such as Mystery Grey and Fantasy Silver Color. It goes on for sale in India exclusively on Flipkart from October 15.
These are the key specifications of Huawei Honor 7 with a quite tempting deal. However, it has not unveiled the exact price of the device that comes in two storage variants of 16GB and 32GB.