Huawei Honor 7 preview – 5.2″ display, 8-core Kirin 935, 3GB RAM and 20MP camera

Recently we received another attractive Huawei model – Honor 7. It is part of the upper mid-range and we would like to present to your attention a short preview of its capabilities. If you want to check this smartphone’s price and availability, you can use this link:

5.2-inch Full HD display and feature-rich UI

ffwHonor 7 comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD display (1920 x 1080 p). This means high image detail and pixel density of 424 ppi. Also present is an IPS-NEO panel which ensures bright and accurate colors as well as good viewing angles. Additionally, Gorilla Glass 3 protects your screen against scratches and bumps.

This smartphone comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop but you will be able to upgrade to Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Apart from the OS, you get the Emotion UI by Huawei – it brings additional software features and operational modes.

8-core Kirin 935 CPU and 3100mAh battery

huawei-honor-7-front-rearThe mobile CPU Honor 7 boasts is Kirin 935. It features four Cortex-A53 cores, ticking at up to 2.2 GHz, and another four Cortex-A53, ticking at up to 1.5 GHz. In addition, you get the Mali-T628 GPU and 3 GB of RAM. All this guarantees high performance and snappy operation. As far as storage goes, the phone offers 16 GB but you can expand with a microSD card as big as 256 GB.

Honor 7 comes with a 3100 mAh battery which sounds great despite the powerful hardware. According to the manufacturer, a single charge should provide up to 350 hours of standby. Furthermore, you will be able to make use of a power saving mode.

20MP camera, metal design, and fingerprint scanner

huawei-honor-7-585The main camera on this big boy is 20MP and has autofocus, dual LED flash, and maximum aperture of f/2.0 for better low-light shots. What’s more, you are presented with a menu rich with options and camera modes as well as Full HD video recording capabilities. On the front you can find a f/2.4 8MP camera with an LED flash.

A promising specs sheet like this one definitely goes together great with a stylish construction. Honor 7 offers a metal design language that has a premium feel to it, and the profile thickness is 8.5 mm. Furthermore, the manufacturer has included another fascinating feature just below the rear camera – a fingerprint scanner.

Specs sheet

OSAndroid v5.0 (Lollipop), to receive an upgrade to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
CPUHiSilicon Kirin 935 (4 cores, 2.20GHz, Cortex-A53 & 4 cores, 1.50GHz, Cortex-A53)
Internal storage16GB
GPUMali-T628 MP4
Display5.2-inch IPS-NEO LCD capacitive multitouch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 (1920 x 1080 p)
ConnectivityBluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, A-GPS
Cameras20.7-MP autofocus camera with a dual LED flash (rear), 8MP (front)
  • two SIM cards (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • microSD card slot, which supports up to 256GB (uses the SIM 2 slot)
  • microUSB v2.0 port
  • integrated loudspeaker
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • stereo FM radio
  • camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face recognition, HDR, panorama
  • fingerprint scanner
  • accelerometer
  • gyroscope
  • proximity sensor
  • compass
Battery3100 mAh
Dimensions71.9 x 143.2 x 8.5 mm
Weight157 gr

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7 years ago

Wouldn’t be better to review honor 8 since it’s already launched?