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Huawei Ascend P7 flagship announced

Huawei just announced the successor to its last year’s flagship, the Huawei Ascend P7. It’s sleek and beautifully designed just like before.

This time around, Huawei bumps up the screen estate to the 5-inch mark and puts in a 1080p in-cell display. Aside from that, the camera also got an upgrade from 8MP to 13MP with a f/2.0 aperture. There is still no 4K video-recording though which is already becoming a norm with flagship devices. The front-facing camera is now 8MP with cool features like panoramic selfie or a group selfie — a “groufie” — and a 10 level auto-facial enhancement in beauty mode.


On the processing side, the processor gets a speed bump to 1.8 GHz while the RAM is still at 2GB. The latest Emotion UI 2.3 is also on-board with new fun features that should enhance your experience like power saving modes and customizable lock and home screens.

Huawei Ascend P7 specifications:
5-inch in-cell display @ 1920 x 1080 pixels, 445ppi
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
1.8 Ghz quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 910T
Mali450 GPU
16GB internal storage, expandable up to 32GB microSD
13-megapixel rear-facing AF f/2.0 Sony BSI sensor, w/ LED flash
8-megapixel front-facing camera
LTE Cat 4, up to 150Mbit/s DL
Bluetooth 4.0
WiFi 802.11 b/g/gn
NFC support
Emotion UI 2.3
2,500 Li-Po battery
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Dimensions: 139.8mm x 68.8mm x 6.5mm
Weight: 124g

Huawei Ascend P7 will be retailing at 449 euros (around Php 27,700) and it will be available here in the Philippines and may other countries this May. Accessories include HUAWEI TalkBand B1, colorful protective cases, clamshell protective screen covers, and portable batteries.

This article was contributed by Daniel Morial, a film school graduate and technology enthusiast. He's the geeky encyclopedia and salesman among his friends for anything tech.

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5 Responses

  1. Jeremy says:

    A Huawei device for that price? Yuck.

  2. Rockafella says:

    Seriously HUAWEI???? That’s your next big thing??? I’d better go somewhere else.

  3. Great info. Lucky me I ran across your site by chance (stumbleupon).
    I have bookmarked it for later!

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