Huawei has announced the company’s latest smartphone in the Honor series – Huawei Honor 7i in China at a starting price tag of 1599 Yuan (US $250). It comes in White & Gold colours and it is available for order in China. There is no word on the global rollout yet. It is priced at 1599 Yuan (US$ 250) for the base 2GB RAM with 16GB storage version for China Mobile, 1699 Yuan (US$ 265) for the same version for the China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom and the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version for all Chinese carriers is priced at 1899 Yuan (US$ 297).
On the specifications front, it features 5.2-inch multi-tour display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octa-Core processor which is pared with Adreno 405 GPU. It runs on Android 5.1 with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it. It comes into two variant – it has 2GB RAM & 16GB in-built memory & other one has 3GB of RAM & 32GB in-built memory. On both the variant, you can expand the in-built memory up to 32GB by using microSD Card.
On the imaging front, it features 13-megapixel with dual-tone LED Flash, it can flip to 180-degree to the front so that you can use it as a front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n/, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS.
It has metal frame and it is only 7.8mm thick.
It packs 3100mAh battery.
It also comes with a fingerprint sensor which is present on the side of the smartphone and it can even unlock the phone when your finger is wet & can learn automatically based on your usage. Above all, you can also use the fingerprint sensor button as a camera shutter for capturing selfies easily.