Huawei has announced the Honor 7i, a 7.8mm thick smartphone with metal frame around the sides. The handset has a flip camera and fingerprint sensor too.
The Honor 7i offers a 13-megapixel rotatable camera with f/2.0 and dual-tone LED flash that can extend up to 180 degrees, meaning it can be used for both rear and front capture. Another high-point is the fingerprint scanner on the left side panel, which makes use of a second-generation fingerprint identification chip for faster processing.
The 5.2-inch (1080x1920pixels, 423ppi) Honor 7i packs a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 616 SoC (four at 1.5GHz and the other four at 1.2GHz) with Adreno 405, 2GB of RAM, and a 3,100mAh battery. The handset offers a 16GB of internal storage with microSD card supported. There’s also a variant with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage on offer.
The LTE-compatible Honor 7i is priced at 1,699 Yuan ($265) for the 16GB storage and 2GB RAM setup, while the 32GB storage and 3GB RAM model will you 1,899 Yuan ($297). Both the variants are now up for pre-orders in China via China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom. Huawei hasn’t disclosed any plans on the international launch of the Honor 7i as of yet.