Seven signs you should upgrade to the Huawei Ascend Mate7

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It’s happened to all of us before. At lunch with a coworker or maybe dinner with a friend, and out they pull their sleek new smartphone or phablet. You ask to take a peek, feel the twinges of green-eyed envy, and realize the very real need to upgrade your own device.

It’s a fact. Smartphone technology is constantly improving. Are you ready to experience all the incredible benefits that an upgraded device will provide? Your timing couldn’t be better with the recent release of the Huawei Ascend Mate7.

To provide fuel for your decision-making, here are seven telltale signs that the Ascend Mate7 will prove to be everything you’ve ever dreamt of in a smartphone and more.

1) Trying to remember all your passwords is driving you crazy

When you’ve used up every dog/street name/birthday combination, you’ve officially reached password overload. Fear not! We have the perfect 007-inspired solution for you.

Ascend Mate7 is equipped with a fingerprint reader on the back of the handset that can store up to five sets of fingerprint records. Especially key is that the Ascend Mate7 incorporates the latest single-touch fingerprint technology enabling users to unlock the phone at least 80% faster than devices that use a slower sweeping recognition option. In other words, no more prolonged finger dragging or multiple taps!

Also important, fingerprint records can activate either normal or guest mode, which means while your fingerprint can provide access to private folders, applications, or payment information, you can still lend your phone to someone else and not worry about them gaining access to your stash of, um, “personal files.”

2) You need something that runs longer

You know the feeling. You’ve been engrossed in various apps and features of your smartphone for a while and then, uh-oh, it happens.

Your battery dies. Or even more frustrating, you are alerted that your battery is critically low.

Total buzzkill, right? With your upgrade to the Ascend Mate7, you can avoid this all too common scenario with the longer lasting 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery, which combines with Huawei’s proprietary power-saving technology, to deliver unprecedented longevity (more than two days of non-stop normal use) for when you need it most.

3) You need high-speed connectivity

Wireless broadband technology has developed so fast, even your friends’ 3G smartphones seem like they connect over 56K modems these days. Blow them all away with the Ascend Mate7, which features the fastest LTE Cat6 connectivity with speeds of up to 300 Mbps. What does that mean in real terms? It means you can download an HD movie in the time it takes to read this paragraph. Impressed yet?

4) You’re too sexy for your phone

Right, so you bought 20 new outfits, dropped a small fortune on your shoes, and spent the last hour wrestling your hair into the perfect ‘do. Good to go, right? Not so fast. Have you looked at your phone recently? Whether it’s a QWERTY brick or a me-too smartphone, chances are it’s going to drag down your style quotient.

Time to dial up the chic! The Ascend Mate7 is made up of more than 95% metal with interior structure composed of strong aluminum alloy in a slim 7.9-millimeter, 185-gram profile. What does this mean for you? Well for one, you won’t be the only one turning heads tonight as your new “smart” companion is absolutely drop-dead gorgeous. For another, and proving you don’t need to sacrifice style for practicality, the Ascend Mate7 features superior heat reduction and, with ergonomically curved back, makes one hand operation a breeze.

To put the final touches on your “new” look, the Ascend Mate7 is available in three striking colors: moonlight silver, obsidian black, or amber gold. 

5) Life is already complicated enough

Let’s face it. In the hustle and bustle of modern life, whether it be rushing off to that important meeting stack of files in hand or grasping the handle bar on a crowded subway commute, having to awkwardly fumble around with your phone with your “free” hand to search for a contact or send a simple text doesn’t help on an already stressful day. Good news: the Ascend Mate7 comes with EMUI 3.0, a UI designed with you in mind, enabling easy one-handed operation, consistency across apps, and innovative user-friendly features such as switching between the call, contact, and messaging functions with a single horizontal swipe.

6) You crave entertainment, whenever and wherever

We’ve all been there: you’re waiting for a friend who’s late (again) and you have a few minutes to kill. Your options were once (a) stare at the ground, (b) twiddle your thumbs, or (c) play another game of Tetris. Luckily for all of us, technology has made entertaining ourselves every minute of the day easier than ever.

With its 6-inch screen, full HD display, and 1500:1 high contrast ratio, the Ascend Mate7 provides sharp images and is the perfect tool for enhanced entertainment. Not only that, but the phone is equipped to deliver an uninterrupted 8 hours of video streaming and 9 hours of web browsing (more on that in a minute).

7) You wish your smartphone was actually smart

“Smartphone” can sometimes seem like a misnomer when the device in question isn’t powerful or fast enough to actually, well, seem all that smart. Not so with the Ascend Mate7. Its intelligent Huawei Kirin 925 processor is made up of four large A15 1.8 GHz and four small A7 1.3 GHz chipsets that are activated in different configurations depending on the power needs of a specific app or function. This translates to an ultra-fast experience and optimal power usage and efficiency.

Related phones

Ascend Mate7
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4100 mAh



1. smarttechbadworld

Posts: 74; Member since: May 07, 2014

Galaxy note 4 > huawei ascend mate7

9. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Both are very very good. This one looks sexy though.

11. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

OFC it looks sexy, they stole HTC One Max's design lol. And the ridiculous claim that it is 95% metal is misleading at best, only if they take out the screen of the phone to be able to claim that.

13. smarttechbadworld

Posts: 74; Member since: May 07, 2014

Idk why but i find it ugly rather than sexy, for me thr galaxy note 4 is much sexier

12. josephnero

Posts: 789; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Price is also higher

2. simon16

Posts: 16; Member since: May 02, 2014

it's to big to be my perfect phone. about 1" too big.

5. nebsif

Posts: 37; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

funny thing is its almost same size as Iphone 6+

7. RaulBlas

Posts: 47; Member since: Mar 31, 2014

Tottally agree. Best looking phone so far by now, but too big to carry as an everyday driver. 5 ~ 5.2" and it should have been perfect to me.

22. slh163

Posts: 140; Member since: May 19, 2014

believe it or not.. even with 6" display he steel shorter than iphone 6+ LOL

3. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

this phone look stunning. metal body, slim bezel look geogeous and big battery yes

4. mas39

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

This phablet would have been perfect with the s805 chip and I would have thought about purchasing it.

6. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

you wouldn't like to consider the purchase with just the processor chip alone it's real performance what matters.

8. toto2014

Posts: 11; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

Wow huawei made it possible! Any phone that has CAT 6 LTE?Honor 6 and P7 ? 1.2s photo capture is really fast! Kirin 925 surpasses qualcomm 801 and 805? Later on hisilicon will be famous chipset

10. BobbyDigital

Posts: 2125; Member since: May 29, 2014

This phone is a BEAST! And sexy one at that. Definitely rose to my top 3 list for Holiday phone purchases. Kudos Huawei! You knocked it out the park with this one.

14. nivek4011

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 31, 2014

can you even buy this phone in the US? if so, which carriers?

15. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Not available for the largest US carrier, enough said.

16. hteen

Posts: 5; Member since: Jun 01, 2014

this is an ad from huawei.

17. samuraisoul

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 28, 2013

look good why cant the back of the iphone 6 be smooth like this? damn you apple....

18. DaMaster

Posts: 33; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

+ 8 core processor 1 core for Audiophile audio. small bezel. + Low price - CANT RECORD IN 4k - NO SD CARD SLOT - NO HEVC Support "goes along with 4k'' no 5.5" version :'(

21. Ghost04

Posts: 522; Member since: May 03, 2014

Actually it has a 128 GB SD card slot .

19. james1

Posts: 97; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

How about getting your phones on more carriers so we can actually have the option..

20. Elfmonster unregistered

Come to sprint and I'll try it

23. NightSurfer

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

Im waiting for this to reach Philippines shelves Hopefully, the gold edition is readily available for purchase upon launch here.

24. ponnbu

Posts: 18; Member since: Aug 01, 2014

Idk, for me, Mate7 looks smarter than IP6.

25. Mister-jason

Posts: 2; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

I've used this phone for 2 months and I didn't find any mistake (building quality-performance-battery life-screen)...such amazing phone

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