Honor 7A launched with 18:9 Display and Snapdragon 430


Honor has launched its latest smartphone, the Honor 7A in China. The smartphone features a dual rear camera setup and comes with the face unlock feature. It has been launched in two variants, one with 2GB RAM/32GB ROM priced at 799 Yuan (Rs 8,300 approx), and another with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which costs 999 Yuan (Rs 10,300 approx). The internal memory of the Honor 7A supports expansion via a microSD card and the device will be available in Black Gold and Blue colour options in China.

The specifications of the device are:
  • 5.7-inches TFT LCD HD+ screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 13MP + 2MP dual-rear camera setup
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Rear and Front Flash
  • 2GB or 3GB Ram with 32GB Internal Storage
  • Bluetooth v4.2, and 3.5mm audio jack

The Huawei Honor 7A is built on a metal frame sandwich between curved glass. The glass has a high gloss finish and is available in Magic Night Black, Platinum Gold, Aurora Blue.

The dual camera on the back is has a 13MP main sensor and a 2MP assistant (used for AI-enhanced bokeh effects, of course). The main camera can capture 1080p video. Around the front, there’s an 8MP selfie shooter with a dedicated LED flash. It can be used for face unlock too.

It is not known whether Honor will release this product globally or if it will come to India. However, Honor’s parent company, Huawei recently launched its latest flagship smartphone, the P20 Pro, along with the P20. The handsets have been announced globally and are expected to be made available in India soon as the company has teased the P20 Pro on its official India website.