Huawei have officially launched their 2014 flagship device – Huawei Ascend P7. This device is a major upgrade from the last years flagship – Ascend P6. Ascend P7 features a 5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and 441 ppi pixel density. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
The Ascend P7 is powered by a 1.8GHz quad-core processor (HiSilicon Kirin 910T) along with 2GB of RAM. It also comes with 16GB of built-in storage which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD. It have the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS.
Coming to the camera, Huawei Ascend P7 will have a 13 MP primary camera with a Sony BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture along with LED flash. One of the talking points of this device is the 8 MP secondary camera. The secondary camera also has a BSI sensor and 5-pieces lens coupled with IMAGESmart 2.0 software which is said to deliver 10 level auto-facial enhancement and wide-angle photo function. There’s a special shooting mode for capturing panoramic group selfies – which Huawei calls ‘groufie’.
Huawei Ascend P7 supports the regular connectivity features like EDGE, 3G, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and microUSB. It is powered by a 2,500 mAh battery, which is rated to deliver 22 hours of talktime on 2G and up to 14 hours on 3G.
Overall, the Ascend P7 is a marked improvement from its predecessor and it will compete with other top devices like the Galaxy S5, HTC One and Xperia Z2. It will be available for only some select European countries and Asian countries from June. Its expected price is 449 euros.