Honor, has announced two new smartphones, first Honor 7A, the most affordable camera phone with facial unlock technology and party-perfect smart recognition speakers. Providing a 5.7 inch FullView visual experience and 13 MegaPixel Camera, the Honor 7A will be available for £139.99 (three.co.uk, hihonor.com/uk and others in May)

The Honor 7A features high volume self-adaptive smart recognition which prevents distortion whilst boasting 88 decibels for clearer and better-quality sound. The device can also connect eight phones together to create a surround sound stereo effect – brilliant for parties.

An additional feature that makes the Honor 7A the ultimate party must have is the optimised audio monitor with less than 20ms delay – perfect for karaoke. With the 4.0 sound effects, users can hear their own voice whilst using the Karaoke App or Living Show Apps, creating virtual bass.

The Honor 7A features facial recognition to unlock the phone at an impressive speed of less than one second creating optimum privacy.

The fingerprint unlock option allows for safe online payment and is controlled by finger gestures.

“Honor is a pioneering online smartphone brand for contemporaries, and we have launched the sleek Honor 7A device to offer digital trendsetters cutting-edge technology with features including smart recognition speakers, facial unlock and a 13 MegaPixel camera,” said Michael Pan, President of Honor WEU. “Our aim is to provide the most affordable camera phone with innovative features to create a device for all life’s most important moments.” Wilkin Lee, Honor UK Sales and Marketing Director added “The 7A will be a great introduction to the UK market. We’re excited to bring this brand new handset to our Honor customers”.

Honor 7A
Honor 7A settings
Honor 7A

Key features include:

  • 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus and 8-megapixel front-facing camera
  • 5.7 inch 1440p x 720p + display with 16,700,000 colors, 283 PPI
  • 18:9 wide screen
  • EMUI 8.0 OS

Full Specs

Display

  • 5.7 inch 1440p x 720p + display with 16,700,000 colors, 283 PPI
  • 18:9 widescreen
  • Multiple-point touch-sensitive screen

Size and Weight

AUM-L29:

  • 152.4 mm (L) x73 mm (W) x 7.8 mm (T)
  • Approximately 150g (including the battery)

AUM-L41:

  • 152.4 mm (L) x73 mm (W) x 8.05 mm (T)
  • Approximately 150g (including the battery)

Operating System

  • Huawei EMUI 8.0

Processor

  • Qualcomm MSM8937, Octa-Core (4 x 1.4 GHz+4 x 1.1 GHz)

Battery

  • Typical value: 3000 mAh battery
  • Charging duration: approximately 180 minutes from supplied charger
  • Airtime: GSM: 31 hours, WCDMA: 18 hours.
  • Standby time: GSM: 898 hours, WCDMA: 921 hours, LTE TDD: 811 hours, LTE FDD: 826 hours, Dual-card: 349 hours.

Memory

AUM-L29

o   ROM: 16 GB

o   RAM: 2 GB

o   Expandable storage: microSD card (up to 256 GB)

AUM-L41

o   ROM: 32 GB

o   RAM: 3 GB

o   Expandable storage: microSD card (up to 256 GB)

Camera

AUM-L29

  • 13-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus

o   Photo resolution: up to 4160 x 3120

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080 (1080P)

  • 8-megapixel front-facing camera

o   Photo resolution: up to 3264 x 2448

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080 (1080P)

  • Mode: Panorama, HDR, watermark, timer function, and time-lapse mode

AUM-L41

  • 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual rear-facing camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF)

o   Photo resolution: up to 4160 x 3120

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080 (1080P)

  • 8-megapixel front-facing camera

o   Photo resolution: up to 3264 x 2448

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080 (1080P)

  • Mode: Panorama, HDR, watermark, timer function, and time-lapse mode

Audio/Video

  • 1080P full HD video recording and video playback
  • Audio file format: *.mp3, *.mp4, *.4gp, *.ogg, *.amr, *.aac, *.flac, *.wav, *.midi
  • Video file format: *.3gp, *.mp4, *.wmv, *.asf
  • Image format: *.png, *.gif , *.jpg, *.bmp, *.webp, *.wbmp
  • 3.5 mm headset jack

SIM card

  • Dual nano-SIM cards (thats two sims and a Micro SD card all at the same time)

Other Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz , support Wi-Fi direct
  • Bluetooth BT4.2
  • USB 2.0/HS20
  • GPS/AGPS/Glonass

Colours

Blue/Black

The second smartphone announced today is the Honor 7C, which features a stylish ID design, with Face ID and a FullView visual experience. The Honor 7C will be available at the extremely competitive price point of £169.99 making it the most affordable dual-lens camera phone with face unlock technology.

The Honor 7C features dual-lens 13MP and 2MP cameras on the back of the smartphone and an 8MP dual-lens camera on the front as well as a LED softlight feature to capture stunning imagery anytime, anywhere.

It also features a 5.99-inch FullView Display with a high screen-to-body ratio, providing 1440×720 resolution in an 18:9 aspect ratio for the optimum screen usage experience.

“With the new Honor 7C device, Honor has provided the only dual-lens camera phone with a face unlock feature on the market at under £170” said Michael Pan, President of Honor WEU. “Offering a wide range of additional features such as the dual Bluetooth support and a three-card slot, the Honor 7C is the perfect phone for young professionals and bargain hunters always on the go.”

The Honor 7C will be available from 16th April onwards on www.Hihonor.com/uk.

Wilkin Lee, Honor UK Sales and Marketing Director said “We’re excited to introduce the Honor 7C and 7A to the UK market. Both handsets offer great specs at an affordable price leading the way in the entry-level smartphone market”.

The new Honor 7C is the latest in a line of impressive smartphones which offer sought-after high-tech solutions superior features and seamless performance at a budget-friendly price. Key features include:

  • Dual-lens 13MP + 2MP rear and 8MP front cameras
  • Metal body with 5.99-inch FullView Display
  • Fingerprint and face unlock
  • Three card slot for dual-sim + SD card
  • Dual Bluetooth support
  • Android 8.0 + EMUI 8.0 system
  • Snapdragon 450 CPU

FaceI ID and dual-lens cameras

  • With Face ID and fingerprint unlock, users are able to take advantage of multiple unlock methods that remove all the fuss of having to enter those pesky security codes, whilst ensuring that you are the only one who gets access to your phone.
  • Photography fans can benefit from the dual-lens 13MP and 2MP cameras on the back of the smartphone, and an 8MP dual-lens camera on the front, which allow capture of unique and professional-style photography, whilst the softlight selfie feature helps improve the quality of those important snaps!

Exquisite Design and FullView Display

  • The stylish ID design incorporates a metal unibody with 2.5D TP glass to provide better feel in your hand and the 5.99-inch FullView Display with a high screen-to-body ratio to delight your eyes

Seamless User Experience

  • With three card slots to allow for dual-sim use and a third SD card slot, there is no holding you back whether using the phone for business and personal use, or simply running two sims from different countries for those of us who work and travel on the continent.
  • The Snapdragon 450 CPU with Octa-core 1.8Ghz frequency is designed to take advantage of the 3000mAh battery to run efficiently and without draining battery life.
  • What’s more, with dual Bluetooth support, you can now connect to two devices at once.

Full Specs of the Honor 7C

Display

  • 5.99 inch 1440p x 720p + display with 16,700,000 colors, 268 PPI
  • 18:9 widescreen
  • Multiple-point touch-sensitive screen

Size and Weight

  • 158.3 mm (L) x76.7 mm (W) x 7.8 mm (T)
  • Approximately 164g (including the battery)

Operating System

  • Huawei EMUI 8.0

Processor

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, Octa-Core (8 x 1.8 GHz)

Battery

  • Typical value: 3000 mAh battery
  • Charging duration: approximately 180 minutes from supplied charger
  • Airtime: GSM: 38 hours, WCDMA: 24 hours.
  • Standby time: GSM: 622 hours, WCDMA: 721 hours, LTE FDD: 541 hours, LTE TDD: 548 hours, Dual-card: 379 hours.

Memory

LND-L29

o   ROM: 32 GB

o   RAM: 3 GB

o   Expandable storage: microSD card (up to 256 GB)

LND-AL30

o   ROM: 32 GB

o   RAM: 3 GB

o   Expandable storage: microSD card (up to 256 GB)

LND-AL40

o   ROM: 64 GB

o   RAM: 4 GB

o   Expandable storage: microSD card (up to 256 GB)

Camera

  • 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual rear-facing camera with a wide aperture range from F/1-F/7

o   Photo resolution: up to 4160 x 3120

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080, 30fps (1080P)

  • 8-megapixel front-facing camera

o   Photo resolution: up to 3264 x 2448

o   Video resolution: up to 1920 x 1080, 30fps (1080P)

  • Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF)
  • Mode: wide aperture, panorama, HDR, watermark, timer function, document scan and beauty food mode

Audio/Video

  • 1080P full HD video recording and video playback
  • Audio file format: *.mp3, *.mp4, *.4gp, *.ogg, *.amr, *.aac, *.flac, *.wav, *.midi
  • Video file format: *.3gp, *.mp4, *.wmv, *.asf
  • Image format: *.png, *.gif , *.jpg, *.bmp, *.webp, *.wbmp
  • 3.5 mm headset jack

SIM card

  • Dual nano-SIM cards

Other Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 GHz , support Wi-Fi direct
  • Bluetooth BT4.2
  • USB 2.0/HS20
  • GPS/AGPS/Glonass

Sensors

  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Compass
  • Fingerprint sensor

Colours

Blue/Black