Huawei Ascend P7

78
Engadget
Score
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

In a money-is-no-object world, every smartphone would come with a Snapdragon 805, a 41-megapixel camera, a beautiful body and a 4K display. Huawei's aim here was to build a device that could be spoken of in the same breath as the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 at a significantly reduced cost. And it succeeded with a handset that is more than the sum of its parts. Huawei wins points for the rock-solid build quality, the materials used and the overall aesthetic. The imaging prowess of both the forward- and rear-facing cameras is better than you may expect from a handset that's priced well within the second tier. That's another merit, since at £330, the Ascend P7 is about £220 cheaper than the Galaxy S5 -- enough money to buy a first-generation Android Wear device and still have enough money left over for a meal. If you're prepared to accept a few rough edges here and there, the Ascend P7 is a worthy recipient of your hard-earned cash.

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Scores

Engadget

78
 

Breakdown

Reception and call quality
8.0
Display
8.2
Battery life
6.0
Camera
8.2
Ease of use
7.1
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Specs

Ascend

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
5 inches
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Specs

Ascend

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
16 GB
Screen size
5 inches
View Full Specs
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