The Huawei Honor 7 will be unveiled for Indian markets at a launch event in New Delhi on October 7. The company has started sending out press invites for the occasion, where it’ll probably announce the release date and price information for the handset.
UPDATE: The 16GB Huawei Honor 7 has been officially announced for Rs 22999. Flipkart will be shipping it from October 15 onward. The Chinese brand has also rolled out its Honor Band Z1 fitness and sleep tracker for Rs 5499.
Multiple variants of the Huawei Honor 7 were released in China back in June. The single-SIM 16GB version retails for CNY 1999 (approximately Rs 20500), while its dual-SIM counterpart costs CNY 2199 (about Rs 22600). The dual-SIM 64GB model is valued at CNY 2499 (roughly Rs 25600).
Moving on to its specs, the Honor 7 sports a 5.2-inch 1080p display with a pixel resolution of 423ppi. The device houses a 20MP primary camera with phase detection autofocus, an aperture of f/2.0, sapphire glass protection and a Sony IMX230 sensor. Selfies can be taken through its 8MP fixed-focus front snapper with an aperture of f/2.4 and wide-angle lens.
Huawei has equipped the 4G-enabled device with its own octa-core 64-bit Kirin 935 processor, which has 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.2GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 ones at 1.5GHz. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop-based Emotion UI 3.1 and is backed by a 3100mAh battery. The latter comes with quick charging technology that enables it to become fully powered up within 1 hour 25 mins.
In terms of memory, the Honor 7 has 3GB of RAM and storage expansion capabilities up to 128GB via a microSD card slot. The smartphone has a fingerprint scanner underneath the rear camera. The unit allows people to unlock the smartphone by tapping it once. Connectivity options of the phone consist of dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, Bluetooth 4.1 and A-GPS.
Specifications of the Huawei Honor 7 at a glance:
– Display: 5.2-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels
– CPU: octa-core 64-bit Kirin 935
– OS: Android 5.0 Lollipop-based EMUI 3.1
– Camera: 20MP rear, 8MP front
– Storage: 16GB/64GB, expandable till 128GB
– RAM: 3GB
– Battery: 3100mAh
– Size: 143.2 x 71.9 x 8.5mm
– Weight: 157g
– Connectivity: 4G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fiac, NFC, Bluetooth, A-GPS
We’ll keep you updated when the cost and availability details of the Huawei Honor 7 are announced on October 7.