Honor, the e-brand of Chinese smartphone maker Huawei, launched two new smartphones in India last month. The company had launched Honor 7A and Honor 7C budget smartphones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors. The Honor 7A was exclusive to Flipkart while the Honor 7C was exclusive to Amazon India.
The company held a flash sale for the Honor 7C on Amazon India on June 25. Today, it’s the turn of the Honor 7A. The budget smartphone will be available for purchase on June 26 exclusively on Flipkart at 12PM. The smartphones competes with the likes of Xiaomi’s Redmi 5, Oppo Realme 1 and Infinix Hot S3. The Honor 7A is the successor to last year’s Honor 6A Pro, which was sold only in select markets. Honor has emerged as the fifth largest smartphone brand and these new smartphones in the budget segment can be seen as an effort to better compete with Xiaomi, the leader in the smartphone segment.
Honor 7A Price and Offers
Honor 7A is priced at Rs 8,999 and is cheaper than Honor 7C priced at Rs 9,999. It is available in only one storage variant and can be purchased with no cost EMI using HDFC Bank Credit cards. Honor 7A buyers can avail Rs 2,200 cashback over a period of 44 months and 50GB additional 4G data from Reliance Jio.
Honor 7A Specifications and Features
Honor 7A, like most other smartphones in this price segment features an aluminum unibody design. It comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and support for taller 18:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage.
The highlight of this device is the dual rear camera setup. The Honor 7A is equipped with a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel dual cameras, same as the one found on Honor 7C. Both the sensors have f/2.2 aperture and phase detection autofocus but the secondary 2-megapixel sensor is being used only for depth-sensing. At the front, the Honor 7C gets an 8-megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash.
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In terms of connectivity, the Honor 7A supports WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and 4G LTE. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and runs EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. The smartphone will be available in black, gold and blue color variants and is backed by a 3,000mAh battery.