Huawei G7 Plus gets the review treatment, first hands-on images and camera samples now available

Huawei G7 Plus gets the review treatment, first hands-on images and camera samples now available
Announced just a little over a week ago, the upper mid-range Huawei G7 Plus packs quite the hardware for a $330 equivalent, and has them looks nailed. The metal-clad phone is built using aviation-grade aluminum and is just 7.5mm thick — impressive when you consider the Chinese giant has managed to cram a 3,000 mAh battery and a sapphire lens-protected camera with optical stabilization. The news? This bad boy has already received the review treatment and we can glean more about it.

A phablet by all means, the 5.5-inch G7 Plus packs a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 and 3 gigs of RAM, with Android 5.1 Lollipop behind the wheel. One of them excellent, touch-type fingerprints that Huawei has been using lately is also available at the back, offering quick access to the phone without even having to power on the screen first. Overall, a solid upgrade from last year's Huawei Ascend G6

Now, our Thai is a little rusty, so it's unclear if there were any overarching issues with the G7 Plus, though we're free to make sense of the hands-on images of the phone and the camera samples available. Since we weren't physically there, we won't presume to be in a position to judge camera performance, though we won't deny that Huawei has worked out a very likable phone in terms of design. Take a look:

source: SiamPhone via GSMDome



5. plasteek

Posts: 265; Member since: Jun 07, 2015

Called G8 in here in France !

2. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I need the specs and price

1. Chuck007

Posts: 1423; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Might purchase my first Huawei phone tomorrow and this might be the one. Going to use it as a work phone so the rather mediocre Snapdragon 615 is a not an issue for me.

4. FrankUnderwood2

Posts: 243; Member since: Oct 01, 2015

Which country you are from? and is G7-Plus already available in your country?

6. Chuck007

Posts: 1423; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

I'm from Hong Kong. Apparently we get the model with the Snapdragon 616 chip and 32GB onboard storage. Not too shabby for US$380. Having said that, I am still unsure which phone I'd end up buying. The Xperia M5 Dual, Galaxy A8, and Lumia 950/950XL (albeit considerably more expensive) all look like great choices.

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