Huawei Honor 7S Review: A Pocket-Friendly Flagship with an 18:9 FullView Display

Huawei Honor 7S Review - The Release Date, Prices & Specifications | Australia

Honor is Huawei’s sub-brand currently working on its budget-friendly flagship devices. Almost a month back, Honor released its flagship Honor 7A Mobile Phone and now a couple of days back introduced its much-anticipated flagship named as Huawei Honor 7S in Australia and in Europe with pretty impressive features as compared to its predecessor. The device lacks a fingerprint scanner, unfortunately, but is loaded with Face Unlock.

Digging down inside, Huawei Honor 7S sports MediaTek MT6739 chipset, PowerVR GE8100 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of onboard memory (expandable) as well as 5.45-inches IPS LCD display for giving users an exquisite visual experience and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. Moreover, Honor 7S is equipped with a 13MP HD rear camera with PDAF, while it lets you capture a gorgeous moment with your near and dear thanks to its 5MP front-facing selfie shooter. To find out more, we come up with Huawei Honor 7S Review including its official release date, price, specifications, and all the prominent features. So, let’s get going.

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Huawei Honor 7S Release Date

Every rumour has been turned out true and now Huawei Honor 7S is landing on shelves in India, China, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the US.

The Honor 7S was announced on May 4, 2018, and started hitting shores on May 8, 2018. The Huawei Honor 7S release date in Australia also the same and available across the country right now.

Huawei Honor 7S Price

Just like its official release date, we also know its official price in Australia, US, and the UK. The Honor 7S comes with $132 price tag in the US, whereas it sets you back around £100 in the UK.

As far as Huawei Honor 7S Price in Australia is concerned, you can buy it by spending almost AU$150 to AU$165 putting it against entry-level smartphone Nokia 1.

Huawei Honor 7S Specifications

We have listed down all Huawei Honor 7S specifications and features. So, let’s have a look!

  • Dimensions: 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm (5.77 x 2.79 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 142 grams
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand By)
  • Display Size: 5.45-inches IPS LCD
  • Display Resolution: 720 x 1440 Pixels (295 PPI)
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6739
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8100
  • RAM: 2GB
  • ROM: 16GB (Expandable Up to 128GB via microSD Card)
  • Rear Camera: 13MP (PDAF + LED Flash)
  • Front Camera: 5MP
  • Camera Features: Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama and more
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, USB and more
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity
  • Battery: 3020mAh Non-Removable
  • Colours: Black, Gold and Blue

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Huawei Honor 7S Design

Starting from its design, Huawei Honor 7S houses a Plastic back with a Metallic frame. The device lacks a fingerprint scanner which is a little disappointing to some extent. The phone has dual sleek antennas at the bottom and the top corners bring the beauty of the phone.

The rear camera is positioned horizontally with an LED flash at the top left corner. The foundation could accommodate even more than one camera, but the company went for just one. On the front side, there is a display with thick bezels surrounding it and the Honor logo at the bottom.

The phone measures 146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm (5.77 x 2.79 x 0.33 in) and weighs only 142 grams (5.01 oz.).

Huawei Honor 7S Display

The Huawei Honor 7S comprises a 5.45-inches HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display which is pretty dazzling for a budget smartphone. The display is well-supported by 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 295 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. In addition to this, the display is crisp, vibrant and paired with exquisite viewing angles ensure a perfect visual experience you never have before.

Huawei Honor 7S Hardware and Software

The brain behind Huawei Honor 7S is MediaTek MT6739 chipset with Quad-Core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. Talking about its performance, the 4-Cores of processor clocks at a standard speed of 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology. The PowerVR GE8100, on the other hand, controls graphics and clocks at 570MHz.

For playing graphics enriched games and for multitasking, there’s 2GB of RAM which handles your heavy load.

As for the storage, 16GB of onboard memory accommodates your files and a wide number of apps with ease. You can upgrade up to 128GB via a microSD card, however.

Huawei Honor 7S runs on Android 8.1 Oreo along with its own Emotion UI 8.1 operating system. Most Interestingly, Android P 9.0 upgrade is guaranteed (Yahoo!).

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Huawei Honor 7S Camera

On paper, Honor 7S boasts a 13MP rear sensor supported by an LED flash for capturing images even in dull conditions. The video calls and selfies are assisted by a 5MP front-facing camera. As you’d expect, captured images are dazzling and beautiful with a lot of details.

Huawei Honor 7S Battery

Inside Huawei Honor 7S, you will see a 3020mAh built-in battery with no fast charging technology. However, it lasts you all day long for a casual use but doesn’t deliver more than that with a heavy usage.

As Honor 7S lacks a fast charging feature, the battery takes almost 2.4 hours to get charged fully from 0% to 100%.

What do you think about Huawei Honor 7S? Does it sound great to you? Let us know your thoughts down in the comments.

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