Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner and Dual Camera

Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner

Yesterday, the sub-brand Huawei Honor expanded its line of smartphones, releasing Honor 7A. The novelty was presented in China, having sounded its technical characteristics, features, the price, available for a purchase of modification, a set of colors, and also the date of the beginning of sales. One of the main features of the new budget phone is the Face Unlock scanner, which works by software algorithms.

With the Honor 7A, the manufacturer wants to plow the entry-level segment. This should be with a well-equipped smartphone at a low price.

Huawei Honor 7A 4G Phablet

Price: from $169.99

5.7 inch 1440 x 720 pixel IPS screen, RAM 2GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.0, Snapdragon 430 Octa Core 1.4GHz

Huawei Honor 7A 4G Phablet

Price: from $169.99

5.7 inch 1440 x 720 pixel IPS screen, RAM 2GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.0, Snapdragon 430 Octa Core 1.4GHz

Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner

Honor 7A: Design

Honor 7A has a striking external resemblance to Honor 8 Pro – it has the same all-metal body. Almost the whole front surface is occupied by 5.7-inch IPS-screen with a fashionable aspect ratio of the display – 18: 9, streamlined frames on the top and bottom of the front panel look elegant and harmonious. From scratches and damage, the display is protected by a curved glass of 2.5D.

Above the display is an 8-megapixel front camera with support for Face Detection Unlock technology, which can scan up to 1,024 facial parameters. The camera has a beauty mode and is equipped with a soft LED flash that can be adjusted depending on the lighting conditions.

On the back of the phone, you can see the vertically placed lenses of the dual main camera, which consists of a 13-megapixel primary sensor connected to a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The latter can be used to obtain and process information on the depth of the image in portrait photography. The fingerprint reader is located below the main camera module.

The overall dimensions of the phone are 152.4 mm long, 73 mm wide and 7.8 mm thick. The weight of the device is 150 grams. The phone can be purchased in 3 colors: Black, Gold, Blue.

Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner

Honor 7A: Specifications

The phone classifies itself in a high-end entry-level segment. This supports the device, especially the processor. The smartphone is based on the Snapdragon 430 processor. Depending on the version, the chip is surrounded by 2 or 3 GB of RAM. For such files as photos, applications or music users, there is 32 GB of internal memory. In the data warehouse, you can add a micro SD card without robbing one of the two SIM-cards in the space. Since the smartphone should be used in dual SIM mode.

Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner

Honor 7A works through a 5.7-inch display in 18: 9 format, which allows 720 x 1,440 pixels as HD+. Before the screen lights up, the device can be unlocked with a fingerprint. The responsible sensor is located on the back of the smartphone. Also on the back, there is a dual camera. Honor builds behind the optics and diaphragm two sensors, which lead to a resolution of 13 and 2 megapixels. When recording video, users do not go beyond the full HD-quality. On the front panel, there is another camera (8 megapixels), which can be used for self-portraits. If you do not use pictures for egoists, you can unlock the smartphone with Face Recognition with their support.

Other features include a 3.5 mm jack, FM radio and a 3000 mAh battery.

Directly out of the box on Huawei Honor 7A is the operating system Android 8.0 Oreo with the proprietary graphical environment EMUI 8.0. Apparently, the novelty can boast of support for the function Project Treble, which allows you to instantly receive the latest software from Google.

Honor 7A first review: 5.7-inch smartphone with Face Scanner

Honor 7A: Price and release date

The smartphone is available in China from April 3 to order online sites. The price of Huawei Honor 7A is 799 yuan ($ 126) for a version with 2 GB of RAM, while you can buy Honor 7A with 3 GB for 999 yuan ($ 158).

Huawei Honor 7A 4G Phablet

Price: from $169.99

5.7 inch 1440 x 720 pixel IPS screen, RAM 2GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.0, Snapdragon 430 Octa Core 1.4GHz

Huawei Honor 7A 4G Phablet

Price: from $169.99

5.7 inch 1440 x 720 pixel IPS screen, RAM 2GB, ROM 32GB, Android 8.0, Snapdragon 430 Octa Core 1.4GHz

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