Huawei Y7 (2017) preview – 5.5-inch display, 2GB RAM and 4000 mAh battery

It is time to take a close look at another affordable smartphone and this time it is manufactured by the Chinese tech giant Huawei – we are talking about Huawei Y7 (2017). You can find more information about its price as well as purchase options HERE.

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5.5-inch display and Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS

The smartphone screen has a diagonal of 5.5 inches providing you with large enough working space. Moreover, it comes with an IPS matrix, while its resolution is HD (1280 x 720 pixels) providing you with image detail of around 267 ppi.

Additionally, the battery comes with the impressive capacity of 4000 mAh which should provide you with a relatively long battery life between charges. In addition, the operating system here is Android 7.0 (Nougat). As for the connectivity options, you get Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS.

2GB RAM and 12MP main camera

Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 takes care of the smartphone’s performance. It features eight Cortex-A53 cores running at clock speeds of up to 1.40GHz. The available GPU here is Adreno 505. What’s more, you get 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage but if needed, you can use the available microSD slot with support of up to 256GB.

Now, let’s move on to the camera specs. The main sensor is 12MP and features f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and LED flash. You can record 1080p videos at 30fps. The front camera is 8MP with f/2.0 aperture for amazing selfies.

Specs sheet

OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 (8-core, 1.40GHz, Cortex-A53)
Internal storage16 GB
GPUAdreno 505
Display5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive multitouch display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
ConnectivityBluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS
Cameras12MP with autofocus and LED flash (rear), 8MP (front)
  • dual SIM capabilities (Hybrid Dual SIM)
  • microSD card slot, supports up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • loudspeaker
  • audio jack
  • camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • accelerometer
  • proximity sensor
Battery4000 mAh
Dimensions76.4 x 153.6 x 8.4 mm
Weight165 grams

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