The Chinese Smartphone Manufacturer Huawei has announced the new ‘Honor 7i‘ with unique camera design. Earlier this month, the company sent out the invite with a the tag ‘You Can Change The Vision Together’ along with the image. The Huawei Honor 7i will come in two variants with 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage priced at CNY 1,599 ($250). And the 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage priced at CNY 1,899 ($297).
There are also rumors that Huawei is going to launch a mini variant of Mate 7 with a screen size of 4.7-inch called as ‘Huawei Mate 7 Mini‘, but the company hasn’t launched it. Coming to its specifications, Honor 7i comes with an aluminum frame on the side with a glass at the back. It features a 5.2-inch full HD 1080p IPS display offering 423ppi as pixel density. It packs a Snapdragon 616 64-bit octa-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz quad-core + 1.2 GHz quad-core with Adreno 405 GPU.
The biggest feature of the Honor 7i is its rotatable camera. It sports a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash that can be flipped 180 degrees for selfie-shooting. The camera features Sony BSI sensor with 28mm f2.0 lens. Huawei claims that the rotating camera module will last for two years even if used 132 times a day that is quite a lot. The rotatable camera is previously featured in Oppo N1 and was later introduced by Gionee in their Gionee E7 mini device.
The other highlight of this device is the “FingerPrint Sensor” that is on left side of the phone. The makers claim, It is the smallest sensor on any phone and can be used to unlock the device and take camera clicks using it with your thumb.
The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop-based on Emoticon UI 3.1. It has dual-sim functionality and connectivity includes 3G, 4G-LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/A-GPS and micro-USB 2.0. Both variants have a microSD card slot that supports storage expansion upto 32GB.
It comes with a 3100mAh Li-Po Non-removable battery. The dimensions of the device measures 141.6×71.2×7.8mm weighing around 160grams. It comes in three colors Black, White, Gold.