Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

Huawei introduced in China a new extremely budgetary device Honor 7C. The device received a number of interesting features, which we will consider today. Well, the most interesting thing here, of course, is the price. The smartphone is estimated at about 142 dollars and is the main competitor of Xiaomi Redmi 5.

Honor 7C received a 5.99-inch display with a resolution of 1440 √ó 720 pixels, a front camera for 8 megapixels and a dual rear camera having 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. From the means of identifying the owner, there are a fingerprint scanner and face recognition technology.

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Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detectionHonor 7C: Design

Inexpensive Honor smartphones do not differ much in appearance from each other. Honor 7C was no exception. In the appearance of the device, there were no revelations.

Novelty has a metal body with sloping sides behind and rounded corners, as well as plastic inserts on the ends, like a smartphone Xiaomi Redmi 5.

Almost the entire front surface is occupied by a 5.99-inch screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. From above it is protected from mechanical influences by curved glass 2.5D. The screen is framed by narrow frames. At the top of the front panel are sensors, camera and speaker, and below – the brand logo. Management is performed by virtual keys.

Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

On the reverse side, too, everything is typical for Huawei / Honor. In the upper left corner, there is a dual main camera with a flash. All elements are on the same platform, which slightly protrudes above the plane of the rear panel. At the usual place, in the center of the back cover, is a fingerprint scanner.

Honor 7C’s competitive advantage will be the availability of a separate slot for installing a microSD memory card. In case of lack of free space, you can expand the internal storage with a memory card up to 256 GB without sacrificing any of the SIM-cards.

Dimensions Honor 7C make the length 158.3 mm, width 76.7 mm and thickness of only 7.8 mm. The weight of the device is 164 grams.

The novelty will be available in four color options: black, red, gold and blue.

Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

Honor 7C: Specifications

Huawei manufactures its own processors, which are called HiSilicon Kirin, and installs them into their devices. But sometimes smartphones from the leading manufacturer from China get Qualcomm chipsets, and Honor 7C has become one of such rare cases.

Honor 7C is equipped with a platform Snapdragon 450. The chip is based on a 14-nanometer process technology, and its configuration includes eight cores with a maximum clock speed of 1.8 GHz and an Adreno 506 graphics accelerator. Note that the company representatives decided not to disclose the name of the processor, but due to its characteristics and the availability of the Adreno graphics chip, it is not difficult to guess that this is Snapdragon 450.

The novelty will be sold in two configurations, differing from each other solely by the amount of memory. The basic package includes 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, and the top-of-the-range version includes 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. Note that Redmi 5 is available in versions 2/16 GB, 3/32 GB, and 4/32 GB, but the modification from 64 GB ROM was not released.

Out of the box, the smartphone will run Android Oreo with the proprietary Emotion UI version 8.0.

For autonomy, the phone is answered by a non-lithium polymer battery with a capacity of 3000 mAh.

Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

Honor 7C: Camera

Almost all the latest models of the Honor brand receive a dual main camera, where the second module has a resolution of 2 megapixels and is responsible for obtaining the bokeh effect. The Honor 7C is equipped with 13 Mp and 2 Mp sensors. The main camera has a good aperture (f/2.2) and the presence of a very useful LED flash.

A front is equipped with one front camera with 8-megapixel resolution. It has a diaphragm F/2.0 and uses an LED flash. The main feature of the self-camera is the support of the face recognition function. Let’s add that the presentation presented a few pictures taken on the front camera Honor 7C. And it should be noted that their quality is really impressive.

Honor 7C first review: 5.99-inch budget smartphone with face detection

Honor 7C: Price and Availability

The launch of the smartphone Honor 7C is scheduled for March 13. The cost of the novelty will be 142 dollars (899 yuan), which is only a few dollars more expensive than Redmi 5 in the configuration of 3/32 GB. For Honor 7C with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM on board will have to pay 205 dollars (1299 yuan).

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Price: from 200 $ to 595 $

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Price: from 200 $ to 595 $

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