The Huawei Y7 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat and packs a 4000mAh battery: Specs & Price

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Huawei has announced the Huawei Y7, a mid-ranger which features in its ‘Y series’ of smartphones. The device was earlier introduced in China as the Enjoy 7 Plus and it offers standard specifications.

The Y7 packs a massive 4000mAh battery along with a 12MP rear and 8MP front camera setup. The device runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat Operating System.

Huawei Y7 Review

Huawei Y7

Software

The Huawei Y7 runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box with Huawei’s EMUI 5.1 layered on top of it.

Design & Display

The device flaunts a 5.5-inch HD display with 1280 * 720 pixels resolution covered in 2.5D curved glass. The smartphone sports a metal body design although with plastic frame.

Memory & Performance

The Huawei Y7 smartphone packs 2GB of RAM with 16GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD. It operates on the Octa-core Snapdragon 435 chipset with a clock speed of 1.4GHz coupled with the Adreno 505 GPU.

Camera

The camera department does not disappoint on this budget smartphone. The rear camera carries a 12MP snapper with 1.25μm pixel sensor and PDAF while the front sports an 8MP selfie camera with face recognition technology and beauty mode.

Battery

The main highlight of the Huawei Y7 is its mammoth 4000mAh battery which promises up to 20hours of video playback and as much as 15hours of surfing the web. The mobile company, Huawei claim that the battery can retain its capacity at a rate of more than 80% even after 500 recharge cycles.

Connectivity & Hardware

The Huawei Y7 supports 4G network connections and provides a Hybrid SIM slot. It also features a fingerprint sensor on the rear.

Huawei Y7 Full Specifications

Huawei Y7 Design

Technology

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
  • 4G: LTE
  • Network Speed: HSDPA, LTE.
  • SIM Type: Nano + Nano/microSD Slot.
  • SIM Count: Hybrid SIM
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat.
  • User Interface: EMUI 5.1

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: 153.6 * 76.4 * 8.35 mm.
  • Weight: 165g.
  • Display size: 5.5 inches.
  • Display Resolution: 1280 * 720 pixels (HD).
  • Pixel resolution: ~267 ppi pixel density
  • Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
  • Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
  • Build: Metal Unibody Design.
  • Protection: n/a
  • Colours: Grey, Prestige Gold and Silver.

Hardware

  • Processor Name/Technology: Snapdragon 435 .
  • Processor Speed: 1.4GHz.
  • Number of Processor Cores: Octa-core.
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 505.
  • RAM: 2GB.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint Sensor.

Camera

Rear

  • Lens: 12MP.
  • LED Flash: Yes
  • Video recording: Yes, 1080p.
  • Properties: f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, 1.25μm pixel sensor.

Front

  • Lens: 8MP.
  • LED Flash: No
  • Video recording: Yes.
  • Properties: f/2.0 aperture.

Multimedia

  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
  • Loudspeaker: Yes.
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
  • FM Radio: ­­Yes

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth: v4.1.
  • Bluetooth Profiles: LE.
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • GPS: Yes, with GLONASS
  • USB: micro-USB v2.0.
  • USB OTG: Yes
  • NFC: No.
  • 5mm audio jack: Yes.

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 4000mAh.
  • Battery Technology: Li-ion.
  • Removable?
  • Fast Charging: No.

Miscellaneous

  • Launch Date: May 2017.
  • Availability: N/A.

How much is Huawei Y7 in India?

The price details of the Huawei Y7 have not been announced yet. The smartphone comes in Grey, Prestige Gold and Silver colour variants.