78
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A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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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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Reception and call quality

8.0
 

Display

8.2
 

Battery life

6.0
 

Camera

8.2
 

Ease of use

7.1
 

Design and form factor

8.6
 

Portability (size / weight)

8.5
 

Media support

8.0
 

Durability

8.4
 

How It Stacks Up

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93
 
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