The wait is over and the new Honor 7 from Huawei is officially announced. The Huawei Honor 7 was made public alongside the Honor Bracelet Zero Smartband and Honor Whistle Bluetooth headset at an event in China’s Beijing. The Honor 7 smartphone is with high-end hardware and is available to purchase starting today, 1st July.
The Honor 7 features a metal body design with a fingerprint sensor positioned at back under the rear camera. The device boasts a 5.2-inch Full-HD IPS display with 1290 x 1080 pixels resolution. It is powered by Huawei’s Hisilicon Kirin 935 eight-core 64-bit 2.2GHz processor paired with 3GB of RAM and is packed with 16GB / 64 of internal storage and supports storage expansion via microSD up to 128GB.
The device is equipped with generous 20-Megapixel main camera with 3rd Gen Sony IMX230 sensor, dual color LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4x digital zoom, Sapphire protection 6P lens and supports PDAF fast Autofocus. At the front, there is an 8-Megapixel front-facing shooter with soft flash and f/2.4 aperture. Both cameras are capable of capturing 1080p full HD videos and support slow motion and time-lapse photography. The cameras have voice-activate feature, meaning they can be activated by voice command.
There is a 3100mAh non-removable Li-Polymer battery promises to last up to 416 hours of 4G standby time, 441 hours 3G standby time and up to 16 hours of 3G talk time. The honor 7 is 4G/LTE enabled and supports dual-SIM network connectivity. It has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz), GPS, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, Micro-USB and also supports OTG and Infra-red remote control.
The Huawei Honor 7 comes in a nice packaging. It is available in China through JD.com and VMALL.com with starting retail price of CNY ¥1999 (approx $320- £200 – €290) for the 16GB model and CNY ¥ 2499 (approx $400 – £255 – €360) for the 64GB version. The device is expected to be available globally soon.