Apr 4, 2018

HUAWEI Honor 7A unveiled: Specs, Pricing, and Availability

HUAWEI officially took the wraps off its latest mid-range device, the Honor 7A, in its home country. The newly-launched smartphone sports a 5.7-inch 18:9 display, Snapdragon 430 chipset, and Android 8.0 Oreo. Prices start at CNY800 (about PHP7,000).

HUAWEI recently introduced its latest addition to its mid-range smartphone portfolio, dubbed as the Honor 7A. Design-wise, it resembles its close relative, the Honor 8 Pro, by also having a metal rear panel and an aluminum frame. However, the Honor 7A features a tall 18:9 display, opposed to the Honor 8 Pro's 16:9 screen. The device also boasts slim top and bottom bezels as well as almost non-existent side bezels. On the back lies a dual-camera setup along with a rear fingerprint scanner at the middle. Its compact body only measures 152.4 x 73 x 7.8mm and weighs 150g.

The Honor 7A sports a 5.7-inch touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 720pixels. Under the hood is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 430 chipset coupled with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB of internal memory storage which is expandable via microSD card. On the camera department, the Honor 7A boasts of its dual-camera setup, comprised of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary lens for depth information at back. Up front, the device is packed with an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper with f/2.0 aperture and dedicated LED flash to capture the best selfies. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, GPS, and GLONASS. The Honor 7A will run on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box powered by a 3000mAh battery.

Regarding the pricing and availability, the Honor 7A is priced at CNY800 (about PHP7,000) for the 2GB RAM/32GB storage model whereas the beefed-up version with 3GB RAM and 32GB memory will set you back at CNY1,000 (about PHP8,000). There will be three available color variants to choose from, namely Aurora Blue, Magic Night Black, and Platinum Gold.

The Honor 7A is currently available for purchase at the HUWAEI Mall, Tmall, and JD.com in China. Availability outside of country is yet to be confirmed.

HUAWEI Honor 7A Key Specs

Display : 5.77-inch, 1440 x 72 pixel, aspect ratio 18:9
OS : EMUI 8.0 (Android 8.0 Oreo)
CPU : Qualcomm Snapdragon 430, octa-core 1.4GHz
RAM : 2GB,3GB
ROM : 32GB (expandable up to 256GB via microSD)
Camera (Rear) : 13MP + 2MP
Camera (Front) : 8MP with dedicated LED flash
SIM : dual-SIM, nano SIM
Battery : 3000mAh
Colors : Magic Night Black, Platinum Gold, Aurora Blue
Dimension : 152.4 x 73 x 7.8mm
Weight : 150g

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