As expected, Honor today launched its latest budget smartphone called Honor 7A today in China. The device is priced at 799 Yuan for 2GB RAM variant and 999 Yuan for the 3GB RAM variant. It will be available in Black, White, and Blue color options starting tomorrow. The device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 out of the box. At this price, the company is also offering stereo speakers on the Honor 7A smartphone.
On the front is a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. It includes 2GB/3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It also comes with triple card slot for adding two SIM cards and one MicroSD card. While the 2GB RAM variant comes with a single 13MP camera, the 3GB RAM variant offers 13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras.
For selfies, there is a single 8MP camera on the front. The smartphone is backed by a 3,000mAh non-removable battery and lacks fast charging support. While we expected the device to come metal body, it actually sports polycarbonate body. It measures 152.4 x 73 x 7.8 mm and weighs 150 grams.
Earlier: (March 26th, 2018) – We have seen quite a few budget smartphones from Honor in 2018. The Honor 9 Lite is the most affordable smartphone to offer quad cameras. All the Honor smartphones launched this year came with the new 18:9 aspect ratio. Earlier this month, the company also launched it’s most affordable 18:9 smartphone called Honor 7C in China. Today, it has officially confirmed to launch yet another budget smartphone. The all-new Honor 7A will be unveiled on April 2nd in Suzhou, China.
As of now, there is not much information available about this device. However, the teaser image hints the smartphone to come with dual cameras and stereo speakers. Earlier this year, the company has confirmed that all their new smartphones will be launching with 18:9 display. Just like the Honor 7X and 7C, the upcoming Honor 7A might also come with the metal unibody design.
It should be running on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 out of the box. While the latest budget smartphone from Huawei and Honor came with Kirin 659 chipset, we expect the company to introduce its successor with the Honor 7A smartphone. The Honor 7A will also come with fingerprint sensor and face unlock. It sports triple card slot for adding two nano SIM card and one MicroSD card.
Since the official launch date is just one week, we might see more leaks about this device in the coming days. The recently launched Honor 7C came with 5.99-inch HD+ display and Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. It offered 13MP + 2MP dual cameras on the rear and a single 8MP camera on the front. As of now, the Honor 7C is only available in China.