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Huawei Honor 7i goes official with a rotating camera that’s quite unlike Oppo’s

If you think you’ve seen it all; you need to have a look at the Huawei Honor 7i. From the front, it looks like an extremely average smartphone, but the fun begins when you look at its sides and its rear surface.

At the back, it carries a rotating camera, which can definitely be compared to that of the Oppo N3’s snapper, but works in a pretty different manner. The Huawei Honor 7i’s shooter flips 180 degrees to act has a front camera when you feel the need for capturing some selfies.

That’s not the only innovation onboard this 4G LTE-supporting Huawei device. It features a fingerprint scanner on its side surface, which by the way grabs an aluminum frame. This phone’s side facing fingerprint reader is one of the smallest in the world, and is also an industry first as the Sony Xperia Z5 range is yet to be launched.

Huawei Honor 7i

The lone camera on the Honor 7i features a 13MP BSI Sony sensor and is accompanied by a 28mm f2.0 lens and a dual LED flash. It holds onto a 5.2-inch 1080p full HD display, and runs on the latest Snapdragon 616 chipset which offers a 64-bit octa core processor onboard.

Here’s a neat look at all the main specs of the new Huawei Honor 7i:

– Display: 5.2-inch, 1080p full HD
– OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1
– CPU: 1.5GHz 64-bit octa core Snapdragon 616
– GPU: Adreno 405
– Memory: 2GB/32GB RAM, 16GB/32GB storage (expandable)
– Camera: 13MP rotating camera
– Battery: 3100mAh
– Dimensions: 141.6 x 71.2 x 7.8mm
– Weight: 160gms

Huawei Honor 7i Scanner

The Huawei Honor 7i will be made available in China in the form of a 16GB model with 2GB of RAM at CNY 1599 (around $250 or Rs 16500), while it will be sold as a 32GB variant with 3GB of RAM at CNY 1899 (around $300 or Rs 19500).