Huawei announced the Honor 7 in China couple of weeks ago and it went on pre-order on July 1. Yesterday, we saw Huawei has received 9 million pre-orders for Honor 7 in China in one week. The company has no plans to bring it to the rest of the world but you can now pre-order it on Gearbest, which is offering free shipping worldwide.
The Huawei Honor 7 (unlocked) 16GB variant is available in Black and White colour variant on Gearbest.com. It is priced at $499.84 but on applying a coupon code (Honor7GB), it can be pre-ordered at $417.99. There is no expiry date for the coupon yet. Shipping starts from August 1, 2015.
- Coupon Code: Honor7GB
The e-commerce giant from China delivers in most countries (over 100) with free shipping. However, you could also expedite the shipping by paying nominal charges and get it within 3-7 business days. Lets have a look at the specifications and features.
Huawei Honor 7 Specifications
The Huawei Honor 7 features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD multi-touch in-cell display. It is powered by Octa-core Huawei Kirin 935 processor (4 x A53 2.2 GHz + 4 x A53 1.5 GHz) along with Mali-T628 MP4 GPU. It has 3 GB of RAM and comes in 16 and 64 GB storage variants, which can be further expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it.
The Honor 7 comes with a 20 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 6P lenses, Sony IMX230 sensor. On the front, it has a 8 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, BSI sensor and LED flash for selfies and video calling. It has dual SIM (nano) support, comes with 3.5 mm audio jack and IR LED blaster. Also, there is a highly sensitive fingerprint sensor, present at the back of the phone. It has uni-body with metal finish.
The Honor 7 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual band), Bluetooth 4.1 LE, GPS and NFC as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,100 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging. The phone charges up to 50% in just 30 minutes and 100% in around 1 hour and 25 minutes.
The Huawei Honor 7 16GB dual SIM variant will cost 2199 CNY (US $355 / INR Rs 22,550 approximately) in China but you need to pay around $63 more to purchase it outside China and it is worth it. You can pre-order Huawei’s best selling smartphone from Gearbest.com and get it for US $417.99 (Coupon code: Honor7GB). It is an unlocked smartphone for worldwide usage.