Huawei announces the 5.5-inch Ascend G7 with 64-bit processor, slim bezels, and metal build

Huawei announces the 5.5-inch Ascend G7 with 64-bit processor, slim bezels, and metal build
Huawei announced the Huawei Ascend G7 smartphone - an upper mid-range model that seems very interesting and appealing. For starters, the device has a big 5.5-inch 720p INCELL display. INCELL is a technology for combining a digitizer, touch input, and LCD screen into a single layer, allowing for an exceptionally thin display assembly. Thanks to this, the Ascend G7 is only 0.29 inches (7.6mm) thick - almost a 0.03 inch (1mm) difference with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and it has the same slim bezels. The build is impeccable, too - it's all metal here, folks. Okay, there are two plastic covers on the back for better reception. We can deal with that, can't we?

The internals don't disappoint, either - a 64-bit quad-core CortexA53 1.2GHz processor runs the show, together with 2GB of RAM. The processor is 4G LTE-enabled, and the phone has 16GB of non-expandable storage.

The Ascend G7's main camera is a 13MP BSI unit with f2.0 aperture size, auto-focus (duh!), and unspecified Flash. Its camera software includes a quick capture function, front-facing panorama, facian enhancements, and Audio Note. The front camera is a five-megapixel fixed-focus snapper. Both cameras have 88 degree-wide lens and blue-glass filters.

The G7's 3000mAh non-removable battery is rated to be good enough for 600 hours on standby. Huawei has implemented battery saving technologies such as a display that adapts its brightness level, and a smart energy-saving feature that lets the phone operate 24 hours with just 10% charge.

Huawei's latest smartphones, the Mate 7 and G7, seem like excellent devices and we can't wait for the opportunity to tell you more about them. The pricing in Europe for the G7 is a very attractive 299 EUR.

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12 Comments

1. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

Uncanny resemblances to Htc hd2

6. umarmughal

Posts: 20; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

Any One Noticed Galaxy S4 Wallpaper in First image corner..:)

2. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Samsung will face another profit slump because of Chinese oem

3. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Huawei forgot about one of the important thing that a phone should have, micro-SD card slot. But oh well, glad to see that more manufacturers are joining the 64-bit party.

9. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

Have you looked at the fotos??? Look better at the photo 17.... There is a micro SD Expansion slot on this phone!!! It seems that only on PA the spec sheets are modified, every other site aknowledge that this does have expandble internal storage, SMH nuff said -.-

4. bakarock

Posts: 57; Member since: Aug 29, 2013

I f**king hate physical button, this one is good with Andorid L.. Hope the same goes 4 da price..

5. Lmao2013

Posts: 44; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

Strange aren't those the buttons used in Android L??????

11. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

No they not Android L buttons FYI.... The L will feature only mathemathical symbols: Triangle for Back buton, a circle for Home buton and last one is a square for Menu buton, please people have a look arround before asking stoopid questions....

7. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

"and the phone has 16GB of non-expandable storage". Thank you Huawei for killing this phone.

10. Spikes9s

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 09, 2013

Read the nr.9 post......

8. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

The price is not very attractive at all.

12. electrophage

Posts: 73; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Alas, who cares. Unfortunately, it'll never be sold in the USA. Like many of the Chinese devices pa reviews

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