Huawei Honor 7 Review: Is the Honor 7 worth a buy? - RueZone

Huawei is one of the few Chinese smartphone manufacturers to really make a splash in western markets. On the back of the popularity of their mid-range Honor series smartphones, they’ve topped Apple to become the second largest manufacturer of mobile phones in the World.

The Huawei Honor 7 was Huawei’s all-out attempt to crack the West, offering impressive technology at mid-range prices. At RueZone, you can get a Honor 7 for under £100, so it’s one of the best equipped low-priced smartphones we have to offer!

Is the Huawei Honor 7 worth buying?

The Huawei Honor 7 isn't a budget phone with all but the most basic features cut out. It’s a decent handset for a compelling price with a few neat features and innovations thrown in as well.

The Honor 7 comes with an octa-core processor, a choice between 16GB and 64GB of storage and 3GB of RAM. That's great for under £100, with a fingerprint scanner and 20-megapixel camera sweetening the deal even further.

Huawei Honor 7 Gold Grey Silver next to eachother

Who Should Buy the Huawei Honor 7?

The Huawei Honor 7 was launched and marketed as a mid-range smartphone, so it withholds many attractive features at a lower price point out of the factory.  Aimed solely at users who want a tech packed, reliable smartphone without paying the Earth, the Huawei Honor 7 is even more of an attractive buy now the prices have dropped to the sub-£100 range.

The Huawei Honor 7 is a no-frills package, offering the core functionality of an Android smartphone. It’ll run modern apps smoothly, has a decent battery life, good call quality and a reasonable amount of storage for the price. Where the Honor 7 really excels over its mid-range competition is with the camera. A 20-megapixel camera is impressive on such a low-priced phone, and picture quality is impressive for a budget device.

Why wouldn't you be inclined to go for the Huawei Honor 7?!

The Honor 7 stands out from the crowd of iPhones and Galaxys at price point and features. If you’re looking for an entry level, simple smartphone with a low price and impressive camera, the Huawei Honor 7 is well worth it at under £100.


Overall the Honor 7 is a very decent mid-range smartphone with some lofty aims. Both its cameras are excellent. Despite it not being the most exciting smartphone in the ever changing smartphone world, if you want an excellent-valued smartphone snapper, the Honor 7 is well worth considering.


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