Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei today has launched its flagship Honor 7 smartphone in India for Rs.22,999. The new handset will be available exclusively via online retailer Flipkart from October 15.
The design comes with a aluminum body and bears a 5.2-inch full-HD display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixel with 423ppi. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 on top, the company says that the software will be updated to Android 6.0 Marshmallow which will be rolled out next year. The device is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Kirin 935 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone also comes with a microSD card which can be further expandable upto 128GB. The user can choose different storage options such as 16GB, 32GB or 64GB, but at present 16GB variant is only will be available in India.
On its photography front, it is equipped with 20MP primary camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus speed of upto 0.1 seconds. Besides that it has a 8MP secondary snapper. It has got a feature called finger print sensor which unlocks the phone when tapped once and a voice recognition.
Single SIM device have connectivity option include NFC, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and 4G LTE. The device weighs a 157 grams with a dimension of 143.2×71.9×8.5mm.
Additionally the device also comes with a panic button integrated with GPS to send SMS to the Selected contacts to alert them in case of any emergency besides IR remote which controls nearly 26,000 devices.
The device draws its juice from 3,100 mAh battery with quick charging facility where 5 min of charging can survive up to 1 hour.
Honor 7 will face a competition from Motorola Moto Play, Asus ZenFone 2 (4GB RAM) and oneplus 2.