The smartphone market has flagship, mid-range, and entry-level devices. However, it is not common to hear of a $70 device from Huawei/Honor. Nevertheless, the Honor Play 7 is currently available on Tmall for only 499 yuan ($70). Well, this is only 100 yuan ($14) lower than its original price tag. The Honor Play 7 gets its inspiration from Iceland’s minimalism. It comes with an 8.3mm body thickness and its curvature perfectly fits the palm.This smartphone is available in black, blue and gold colours.
The Honor Play 7 comes with a 5.45-inch screen with a resolution of 1440×720 resolution (18:9 ratio). This smartphone is known as Honor 7A (Russia) and Honor 7S in other markets. It uses a Mediatek MT6739 coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The memory is expandable up to 256GB. In the camera department, we have a 13MP (PDAF phase focus / 4x digital zoom / HDR) rear camera with a 5MP (PDAF phase focus / 4x digital zoom / HDR), selfie shooter. Its battery capacity is 3020 mAh battery
The biggest feature of the Honor Play 7 is probably its smart earpiece function. It can intelligently identify a noisy environment and automatically increase the volume of the earpiece. At the same time, it also supports manual adjustment. Users can press the “volume +” button continuously during a call and the system will promptly adjust the volume to the recommended level. It is worth mentioning that the machine supports an independent three-card slot. This means that users can insert two SIM cards and one microSD card at the same time. It also supports LTE Cat.4.