Huawei Announces new Huawei Y7 Prime in Malaysia
Huawei seems to be expanding their device offerings in Malaysia with the addition of new devices nearly every other month. The Chinese technology company has officially announced the availability of their new entry level mid-range device, the Huawei Y7 Prime. The Y series from Huawei has long been the manufacturer’s entry level device sporting specifications that match that profile. However, it seems like the company is continuing to aim for the premium market this year with a hefty price of RM999.
The Huawei Y7 Prime comes with the latest iteration of Qualcomm’s entry level chipset, the 8-core Snapdragon 435 which will is clocked at 1.4GHz. The processor is complemented with the Adreno 505 graphics processor and 32GB of onboard storage with microSD card support (for up to 256GB additional memory). The Y7 Prime also comes with 3GB of RAM which promises capable performance. It comes with a 5.5-inch HD 720p display and runs on Huawei’s EMUI 5.1 on Android 7.0 Nougat.
On the camera front, the Huawei Y7 Prime comes with a single 12-megapixel, f/2.2 sensor which is capable of Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) and has a LED Flash. The 12-megapixel sensor is a 1/2.9″ sensor with 1.25µm pixel size. It has geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama support and can shoot video at a maximum of 1080p Full HD resolution at 30fps. The front facing camera is a run-of-the-mill 8-megapixel, f/2.0 sensor.
As with all entry-level devices this year, the Huawei Y7 Prime comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack and active noise cancellation. In addition, the device comes with WiFi 802.11 b/g/n support, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB 2.0 type-B (a.k.a the standard USB). It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and is powered by a non-removable 4000mAh battery.
The Huawei Y7 Prime will be available at Huawei stores starting July 7, 2017 (Friday) for RM999 (USD$232.35).