Huawei Launches the Honor 7, Priced at Rs. 22,999
Huawei has just launched the Honor 7 at an event held in New Delhi today at Rs.22,999. The phone has previously been revealed in China and came in the mid-range section of smartphones.
Having said that, let us have a look at its features. The first thing about its display that was revealed, is that, it will come with a multi-purpose fingerprint scanner, which can be used to check notifications and take selfies.
The Honor 7 comes with a 5.2 inch display with an aluminum body, thermal design and an aluminum frame. On the camera front, it comes with a 20MP rear camera with PDAF, fast focus (0.1s), and Sapphire lens cover. The front camera is 8MP along with 26mm wide angle lens, and front faced soft light feature. The camera on this handset has a couple of special features, such as, the fact that the front camera has a Time lapse option and the camera features a ‘Good food mode’ filter.
Another feature of the Honor 7, is its Knuckle screenshot. Basically, you just have to double tap to capture the entire screen and just draw on it to crop the screenshot. A function feature called the Honor Smart Key allows you to access functions with a single, double or long press accordingly. Finally, a Voice Wake up feature that allows you to wake up using voice recognition.
On the storage front it will arrive with a 16GB of ROM space and a 3GB of RAM. It has also been said that the Android Lollipop version upgrade will be available for the Honor 7 by the end of 2015. It will also come with a 3,100mAh battery with energy intensity of 600 Wh/L, Smart Power 3.0, a Fast charging option and will support reverse charging too.
Here are its specifications :
|Resolution||full HD display (423ppi).|
|Body||aluminum body, thermal design and an aluminum frame|
|Processor||64-bit octa-core Kirin 935|
|OS||Android with EM UI 3.1 on top|
|Rear Camera||20MP, PDAF, fast focus (0.1s), and Sapphire lens cover|
|Front Camera||8MP, 26mm wide angle lens, and front faced soft light feature|
|Battery||3,100mAh, 600 Wh/L, Smart Power 3.0, Fast charging option and reverse charging too.|
|Other Features||fingerprint reader, NFC, LTE, Timelapse, Knuckle screenshot, Voice Wake Up, Honor Smart Key|
|Colour Variants||Mystery Gray and Fantasy Silver|
Apart from the Honor 7, Huawei also showcased the Honor Band Z1 which will be priced at Rs.5,499. The band is Huawei’s smartwatch which comes with a circular design with a metal bezel around the corners and display at the center. The Band Z1 is also dust proof, water proof and comes with an entourage of features such as, MyFitnessPal app, call reminding, SMS notification, calorie consumption tracker, calendar function and a three day battery life. This smartwatch will be available for purchase by the end of October, 2015. Let us know what you think about these devices.