Huawei Honor 7 Lite preview – 5.2″ Full HD display, 8-core processor and 3000mAh battery

We recently received another new model – a representative of the Huawei Honor lineup. We are talking about the Honor 7 Lite, which can also be found under the name of Honor 5c. It is a mid-range model and we decided to present its most notable features to you in this short preview.

If you are interested in Huawei Honor 7 Lite, you may wish to check its current price and availability here:

5.2-inch Full HD display and 13MP camera

honor5c_eu_03This model has a 5.2-inch Full HD display (1920 х 1080 p). This should ensure high enough image detail – approximately 424ppi. Additionally, the phone uses an IPS panel which means more saturated and pleasant colors. You won’t be disappointed by viewing angles either.

Furthermore, Honor 7 lite has a 13MP main camera with a maximum aperture value of f/2.0, autofocus and an LED flash. It is capable of producing great macro shots, and also has a rich menu with many options and settings. As far as video recording is concerned, it can record Full HD footage. Selfie fans will be happy with the front 8MP Sony/Hynix camera with an f/2.2 aperture.

8-core Kirin 650 processor and aluminum design

honor_5c_eu_4_1Huawei Honor 7 Lite uses a Kirin 650 mobile CPU. The latter is manufactured through a 16nm FinFET Plus technological process and features eight Cortex-A53 cores. The first four are ticking at 1.7 GHz, and the second two 2.00 GHz. According to the manufacturer, the chip ensures 65% increase in performance and 40% lower energy consumption over its predecessor – Kirin 620. What’s more, the graphics performance has also been significantly improved as the new GPU is Mali-T830MP2. As far as RAM is concerned – you get 2 GB, and the internal storage is 16 GB but you can expand via the microSD card slot (supports up to 256 GB).

Not only the good specs, but also the phone’s design is important. Honor 7 Lite is pretty stylish and it uses aluminum alloy for its construction. Also present is a scratch-resistant finish. Additionally, the phone is only 8.3 mm thick and weighs 156 grams.

3000mAh battery, Android 6.0 Marshmallow and two SIM cards

honor5c_eu_07Honor 7 Lite’s battery is 3000mAh, which sounds promising, although there is no particular info about its durability. Huawei, on the other hand, emphasizes on the importance of special energy saving technology and the aforementioned energy efficient chip.

The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow whose improvements accompanied by Huawei’s UI – EMUI 4.1. The latter features layout changes of menus and apps, as well as a long list of many new useful functions.

Last but not least, the device has two SIM card slots, which allows you to use both your personal and work SIM cards without having to carry two phones.

Specs sheet

OSAndroid v6.0 (Marshmallow)
CPUHiSilicon Kirin 650 (4-core, 2.00GHz, Cortex-A53 & 4-core, 1.70GHz, Cortex-A53)
Internal storage16GB
Display5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive multitouch display (1920 x 1080 pixels)
ConnectivityBluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, LTE
Cameras13MP camera with autofocus and an LED flash (rear), 8MP (front)
  • two SIM cards (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • microSD card slot which supports up to 256GB (occupies the SIM 2 slot)
  • microUSB v2.0 port
  • integrated loudspeaker
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • FM radio
  • camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile recognition, panorama, HDR
  • accelerometer
  • proximity sensor
Battery3000 mAh
Dimensions73.8 x 147.1 x 8.3 mm
Weight156 grams

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