Huawei has announced the Honor 7i smartphone today. The device sports 5.5-inches FHD(1920*1080) IPS Multi-touch display and is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 616Soc clocked at 4x 1.5GHz + 4x 1.2GHz Octa-Core processor with Adreno 405GPU coupled with 2/3GB Ram where the 2GB will have 16GB internal storage and the 3GB Ram version will have 32GB, both these models have MicroSD card slot for memory expansion.
The device runs on Android 5.1 lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it. The Key highlight of the device is the 180 degrees flip rear camera that can also be used as the front camera also. There is a 13-megapixel sony sensor with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens, sapphire crystal protection. Connectivity features include 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS. The smartphone comes with a fingerprint sensor on the side of the device, unlike other Huawei smartphones. This fingerprint sensor can unlock your device even if your hand is wet and can also be used as camera shutter to take instant selfies. There is a 3,100mAh battery to power the device. The base 16GB/2GB variant will cost you around 1599 Yuan (US$ 250 / Rs. 16,375 approx.), whereas the 32GB/3GB will cost you 699 Yuan (US$ 265 / Rs. 17,400 approx.). The device is now available to order in China, but the company hasn’t disclosed any details regarding the global launch.
Huawei Honor 7i specifications:
- 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
- Snapdragon 616 Octa-Core processor
- 2GB Ram 16GB Internal storage-SD card slot
- 3GB Ram 32GB internal storage-SD card slot
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Emotion UI 3.1
- Dual SIM
- 13MP 180-degrees flip camera with Sony Sensor
- 3100 mAh battery
- 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS