Huawei has launched a new smartphone, Ascend Mate 7, on the event of IFA 2014, along with Ascend G7. The Ascend Mate 7 will be available in Obsidian black, Moonlight silver, and Amber gold colour options.
Huawei has confirmed that the phone will be released in 30 markets during this quarter, starting with countries like China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, and UK. The 16GB variant will be priced at EUR 499 (Roughly Rs 39,000), while 32GB variant will be available in EURO 599 (Roughly Rs 47,000).
Huawei Ascend Mate 7 comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back, and according to the company it supports up to five sets of different fingerprints, in regular and guest modes.
It is a single SIM phablet, and running on Android 4.4 KitKat OS with EMUI 3.0 on top. It features a 6-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS touchscreen display with 368ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The Ascend Mate 7 is powered by an octa-core (1.8GHz A15 + 1.3GHz A7) Kirin 925 SoC with Mali T628 GPU and 2GB / 3G of RAM (16 GB / 32 GB variant). The internal storage is expandable via external microSD card (up to 32GB).
The phablet houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony’s fourth-generation BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is also a 5-megapixel front-facing camera onboard for video calling and selfie.
In terms of connectivity options, the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 includes; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE Cat 6 connectivity. It packs a 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery, measures 157x81x7.9mm and weighs 185 grams.
Key specifications of Huawei Ascend Mate 7 :
- 16GB / 32 GB ROM
- 2GB / 3GB RAM
- fingerprint scanner
- Android 4.4 KitKat OS with EMUI 3.0
- 6-inch full-HD IPS touchscreen display
- 1080×1920 pixels resolution
- 368ppi pixels of density
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- octa-core (1.8GHz A15 + 1.3GHz A7) Kirin 925 SoC
- Mali T628 GPU
- 13-megapixel rear camera with Sony’s fourth-generation BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash
- 5-megapixel front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G
- 4G LTE Cat 6
- 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery
- Dimensions 157x81x7.9mm
- Weight 185 grams