Huaweiâ€™s sub-brand Honor has launched its latest model, the Honor 7S in the Indian market. The phone is being sold exclusively through Flipkart starting Friday, September 14.
As per a Mint report, the phone sports moderate specifications. The display size is 5.45 inches and the FullView display has a screen resolution reading 720x1440pixels. The processor is the quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC that has a clocking speed of 1.5GHz. The RAM is also just 2GB and the internal storage 16GB. The Android Oreo version 8.1 is the OS with the EMUI ridging as the skin.
On the optics front, there is a 13MP sensor in the rear that gets support from features like face detection autofocus and LED flash. The front camera for selfies houses a 5MP sensor. A soft flash with 7 different levels of adjustment aids the front camera. The front sensor double as the face recognition tool to unlock the phone as well.
The battery is 3020mAh in capacity and Huawei claims, once fully charged, the Honor 7S can keep working for 10 hours even when connected to a 4G network. You get the complete communications and connectivity suites with 4G LTE functionality fully supported.
Blue Black and Gold are the 2 colour variants in which the Honor 7S will be sold in the country and its price has been indicated as Rs 6,999.
Incidentally, the phone was earlier sold under a different name in countries like Pakistan and Huaweiâ€™s home market China. It was called the Honor Play 7 and it has a 24MP rear camera instead of the 13MP sensor fitted in the Indian model.
Market observers see this phone competing with phones like Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Samsung Galaxy J2 Core, apart from Amazonâ€™s in-house brand 10.or D2.
On a global level, Honor is also set to launch two new Honor phones 8X and 8X Max. The 8X will be a 6.5-inch smartphone, while the 8X Max is huge with a 7.12-inch screen.