The Chinese manufacturers’ latest flagship smartphone Huawei Honor 7 arrived into India market along with its smart-wearable device Honor Band Z1. The smartphone from Huawei enters into the e-commerce sales page of Flipkart at a more reasonable price-tag in Mystery Gray and Fantasy Silver color variants.
The Huawei Honor 7 is a smartphone that is built in metal unibody design and integrated with a fingerprint sensor at the back. Sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1920x1080p) display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by a 2.2GHz Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 935 processor with Mali-T628 GPU and paired with 3GB of RAM. It also includes a 16GB of internal storage which is further expandable up to 128GB via microSD slot.
It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Huawei’s Emotion UI 3.1 on top. The Huawei Honor 7 camera on its back packs a 20MP Sony sensor and dual-LED flash and flaunts an 8MP BSI sensor with LED flash front-facing shooter for better selfies. In terms of connectivity, the Honor 7 has a single-SIM supports 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS and the phone is backed by a 3100mAh battery package with fast charging capabilities that lets you charge the hardware up to 50% in just 30 minutes and 100% in 1 hour and 25 mins. It also has Smart Sense with a dedicated Smart Key on the left side of the smartphone that lets you access your most used apps
The Emotion UI comes with voice command too. Like ‘Hey Siri’, ‘Ok Google’, ‘Hi Cortana’, for activating the voice command in Honor 7, users will have to say ‘Honey Bear’. The hardware integrated SOS feature can trigger an SMS to preferred contacts, can sound a loud siren to alert nearby people for help and claims to provide accurate location by considering GPS as well as cell tower location.
The Huawei Honor 7 is priced at Rs 22,999 in India and will be available starting October 15th exclusively on Flipkart.
The Honor Band Z1 is a IP68 water resistant smart band which offer steps and calorie count and tracks sleeping pattern. It looks like a smartwatch, but has a 1.06-inch (128x128px) OLED display and is brushed metal bezel around the dial which doesn’t have any physical buttons.
Specifications In Brief:
- 1.06 inch (128 x 128 pixels) POLED display
- Cortex M4 STM32F411 chip
- Bluetooth 4.1, Compatible with Android and iOS
- Pedometer, Sleep tracker, Exercise tracker, Sedentary reminder
- Call and Message notification, Incoming call mute function
- Water and dust proof (IP68)
- 70mAh battery with up to 4 days of usage time and up to 14 days standby
The new smart-band, Huawei Band Z1 works on both Android and iOS devices, which has the capability to show notifications, messages and incoming call alerts. Using the wearable you can even mute the incoming calls, which it has pedometer and tracks your steps, calories burnt and other Health related activities. One most important note is that this Band Z1 also tracks your sleep and has silent alarm to wake you up from sleep.
The Huawei Honor Band Z1 has a textured rubber strap and will be available in Black, Beige, White color bands. Priced at Rs 5499, will be on sale by the end of this month in India.