Review of Huawei Ascend Mate 7 [5 pages]
Bluetooth 27 Jan 2015
If you are looking for a large 6″ smartphone, the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 might be one of your choices. Powered by it’s inhouse Hisilicion Kirin 925 processors (8 cores of 4 x 1.8GHz + 4 x 1.3GHz + 1 x 230MHz), the speed demon has broken a number of benchmark records against those powered by Snapdragon processors.
With a 2.9mm bezel, the 6″ looks smaller in size with it’s 7.9 mm slim body. The 6″ Full HD screen has a 368ppi and 16M colours which delivers vibrant pictures and videos.
This LTE phone supports CAT 6 300MHz and FDD bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28 and UMTS 850/900/190/2100 and GSM 850/900/1800/1900, making it compatible with most of the networks in the world.
As for memory, it has a 2GB RAM and a 16GB ROM. The battery is integrated is a 4100mAh.
A smartphone without a good camera isn’t complete. The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 has a 13 megapixel full HD recording video camera and a 5 mega pixel front camera for SKYPE or other apps. The camera is a SONY 4th generation censor with 5 aspherical lens system. It can do a 1.2s ultra snapshot and performs well even under low light conditions.
The smartphone has a 360 degree fingerprint sensor at the back which can be used for quick snap shots. You could also use that to customise multiple login user environment, one for business and one for games. It can also be used to encrypt files. There is also NFC which you can use it to activate functions or top up your transport cards.
In the following pages, we will take a look at the performance, images, videos taken using the smartphone.