Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has officially introduced the Honor 7A smartphone. The budget phone comes with a full screen design, dual rear cameras and a starting price of 999 Yuan.
Honor 7A Specifications and Features
The Honor 7A has a compact body as it measures 152.4 x 73 x 7.8mm and it weighs 150 grams. It has a plastic and metal combination rear panel and it also features a metallic frame. The dual rear cameras and fingerprint reader reside on the rear panel of the Honor 7A. It can be availed in three colors like Aurora Blue, Midnight Black and Platinum Gold.
The Honor 7A is fitted with an IPS LCD screen of 5.7 inches that offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The screen delivers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The screen is place under a layer of 2.5D curved glass.
The base model that does not feature a fingerprint scanner includes of 2 GB of RAM and an internal storage of 32 GB. On the other side, the higher comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. It features a dedicated slot for adding a microSD card.
Both the variants of the Honor 7A are driven by Snapdragon 430 chipset. It is fueled by 3,000mAh battery with intelligent power management feature.
The backside of the Honor 7A features 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual camera setup. However, the base model only features a single rear camera of 13-megapixel. The Honor 7A offers photography modes such as bokeh effect, beauty mode, aperture mode, watermark mode, smile capture and AR stickers. The frontside of the Honor 7A features f/2.0 aperture 8-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash. The front camera is also enabled with support for face detection that unlock the phone by identifying 1,024 facial features.
Honor 7A is built to deliver impressive audio performance as it is equipped with an extra-large speaker and smart power amplifier chip that can produce an audio output of 88 decibels. The other audio features of the Honor 7A include Histen 3D audio by Huawei and Party Mode that allow multiple users of 7A phones to connect via NFC to play the same music. The other features of the Honor 7A include 3.5mm audio jack, microUSB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, GPS and GLONASS. The handset is running on EMU 8.0, a customized version of Android 8.0 Oreo.
Honor 7A Pricing and Availability
The Honor 7A standard edition featuring 2 GB RAM + 32 GB of storage is priced at 799 Yuan (~$127). The higher variant with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage carries a pricing of 999 (~$159) Yuan. The official sales of the Honor 7A will begin at 10:08 AM in China through various channels like Huawei Mall, Lynx, Jingdong, Suning, Vipshop and Gome.