China’s largest phone manufacturing company, Huawei, have announced the arrival of another mid-range smartphone, the Huawei G7 Plus, in China.
The new device bears a close semblance with the Huawei G8 which was launched at the IFA 2015 in Berlin in the month of September.
Both phones bear similar physical appearances and specifications according to those who’ve interacted with them.
The Huawei G7 Plus according to its maker comes with a body that is 90 percent metal and sports a fingerprint sensor at the back for increased security of the device.
The sensor can unlock the device in just 0.5 seconds and also supports gestures for viewing notifications or navigating through the home screen, Huawei said.
The smartphone comes in a 5.5 inch IPS full-HD screen coupled with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and 2.5D display.
It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm MSM8939 SoC (1.2GHz quad-core + 1.5GHz quad-core) which is supported by 3 GB of RAM. Hence the phone offers a smooth experience in execution of applications and multitasking.
The Huawei G7 Plus also comes with 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card up to 128GB.
It also features a 13 megapixel rear camera with autofocus and dual-tone flash, which captures photos of high quality.
Its 5 megapixel front camera also ensures that it doesn’t lag behind other contemporary phones in taking selfies and making video calls.
The dual-SIM capable handset supports 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi and other standard connectivity options.
Huawei G7 Plus is powered by a 3000 mAh battery and comes preloaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1 on top of it. Huawei said the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the phone will be available by the end of February 2016.
The new smartphone is 7.5 mm thick is available in Silver, Gray, and Gold colour options.
The device was priced at 2,099 Yuan in China (that’s about 66,000 Naira). Reports say the device is also available in other selected Asian markets.