Two versions of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 clear TENAA in their full 6-inch glory

Two versions of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 clear TENAA in their full 6-inch glory
Two variants of the Huawei's Ascend Mate 7, which will most probably get unveiled at the manufacturer's event on September 4, have been spotted while making the rounds over at TENAA, China's FCC analogue. Said device was initially teased several days ago by Huawei itself, but then it was still unclear if the smartphone will arrive in two variations. Indeed, this might turn out to be the case, as both the Huawei MT7-CL00 and the Huawei MT7-TL00 (identical on the outside) got caught in the wild.

Both of these are endowed with almost the same hardware specifications, but the specs sheets have several substantial differences. The Ascend Mate 7 MT7-CL00 supports GSM/TD-LTE/CDMA networks, whereas its MT7-TL00 peer works well with GSM/TD-LTE/TD-SCDMA cell networks. The TD-SCDMA network type is widely used in China, which hints us that the MT7-TL00 will be sold mainly on the local market. Thus, it's safe to assume that the MT7-CL00 version of the Ascend Mate 7 could be an international one.

Apart from the connectivity differences, the other specs of Huawei's soon-to-be-unveiled flagship are the same as certain rumors previously suggested. That means that both versions of the phone are equipped with a 6-inch display with a 1080 x 1920-pixel resolution, an octa-core SoC (most likely Huawei's own HiSilicon Kirin 920) humming at 1.8GHz, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP rear and a 5MP front snapper, as well as 16GB of on-board storage. Nothing to write home about. 

Previously, we had heard that one of the versions of the Ascend Mate 7 will come with 3GB of RAM and a Quad HD display, alas, this won't be the case, at least as per the TENAA entries. Judging from the pictures there, at least the rumored fingerprint scanner appears to be aboard. Huawei's refreshedEMUI 3.0 user interface will most probably power both versions of the Ascend Mate 7. Well, everything will probably become a tad clearer on September 4.

source: TENAA (1), (2) via SlashGear


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