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Huawei Honor 7!

  1. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 22, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 22, 2015 :
    Good day people,

    Since I am losing both hope and interest to get an invite anytime soon, I started to look for a possible alternative because my current phone is not going to last much longer. I stumbled upon an article about Huawei Honor 7 and the device looks sexy and decent too. Seems that it is going to be announced in EU on 27th of August. I wanted to ask if anyone actually had any hand-on experience with this device (Chinese members) and is there anything you could tell about it?

    From what I managed to find online it is the 5'2 version of Huawei Ascend Mate 7.

    http://www.androidauthority.com/huawei-ascend-mate-7-review-545891/

    Thanks!

    More links:

    http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_honor_7-7269.php

    http://www.androidauthority.com/honor-7-official-with-20mp-camera-and-fingerprint-sensor-621363/
     
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  2. PoPkiss
    Honeycomb Aug 22, 2015

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  3. Doylejustinm
    Cupcake Aug 22, 2015

  4. MentalDraco
    Marshmallow Aug 22, 2015

    MentalDraco , Aug 22, 2015 :
    Any info one the quality of its cpu/gpu ? All else seems fine especially that it is smaller
     

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  5. Lif3less
    Gingerbread Aug 22, 2015


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  6. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 22, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 22, 2015 :
    I live in UK so there are no information about EU units yet, but there are a little bit on Chinese version. I added a few links to the first post.
     

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  7. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 22, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 22, 2015 :
    Please, do! I tried tweeting them but with no result! They will anounce everything on 27th of August but no dates are known just yet. I can't wait to long but if it starts rolling in early/mid September, that's what I am buying! Price seems to be pretty much the same as OP2 as well.
     

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  8. dtalktome
    Honeycomb Aug 22, 2015


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  9. Darnell
    Jelly Bean Aug 22, 2015

    Darnell , Aug 22, 2015 :
    Not a fan of the Fingerprint placement. Beautiful phone though :rolleyes:
     

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  10. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 22, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 22, 2015 :
    I think it might actually be even better, the only negative about the placement is that you couldn't activate it when it's lying down on the table or so! But when I take my Xperia which is the same size, that's where my finger exactly is, on the back of the phone!
     

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  11. caoimhin58
    Gingerbread Aug 23, 2015

    caoimhin58 , Aug 23, 2015 :
    Given that I might be waiting until the op3 comes out for an invite for a 2...this might just do the job! Looks a very good phone!
     

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  12. p51d007
    KitKat Aug 23, 2015

    p51d007 , Aug 23, 2015 :

    If it works as well, as my 18 month old Huawei Ascend Mate2, IT WILL BE A KILLER.
    This is a cheap phone. Snapdragon 400, 720p screen (6.1"), 2gb ram, expansion card, JB4.3 and an AWESOME 4,100mAH battery. It has been flawless since day 1.
    Huawei isn't known for being prompt with software updates. They skipped KK and just released LL5.1.1 in sort of a beta. I've got it since late June. Runs well, only bug I've had is if you switch launchers, it reverts back to the default on reboot...no biggie. I've had 3 "bug fix" updates, gets better with each one. Not bad for a $300.00 phone. (it's cheaper now). They've released a new one with a 6.8" screen, but it doesn't have the American LTE bands.
     

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  13. spiff717
    Ice Cream Sandwich Aug 23, 2015

    spiff717 , Aug 23, 2015 :
    not liking the smaller screen good looking phone
     

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  14. Ceasedd
    Marshmallow Aug 23, 2015

    Ceasedd , Aug 23, 2015 :
    Have you tried going to Huawei an opening an account?
     

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  15. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 23, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 23, 2015 :
    It's not on their UK website yet, so no point of opening an account:)
     

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  16. sponge_dork
    Jelly Bean Aug 23, 2015


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  17. hicken
    Honeycomb Aug 23, 2015


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  18. Ceasedd
    Marshmallow Aug 23, 2015

    Ceasedd , Aug 23, 2015 :
    Good luck.
     

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  19. Ceasedd
    Marshmallow Aug 23, 2015


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  20. Ervytis
    Gingerbread Aug 23, 2015

    Ervytis , Aug 23, 2015 :
    Do you think registering would change anything? I don't think they actually sell phones on their website, just redirect to website of carphonewarehouse and other distributors!
     

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