Following the success of the high-end Huawei P20 family, the Huawei range is being expanded further with the budget-friendly Huawei Y7 (2018). Packed full of specs that could easily be found on a more premium-priced smartphone, this handset is perfect for those seeking an affordable handset for browsing the web, playing games and snapping high-quality pics.
Curious about the Huawei Y7 (2018)? Discover its top five features below...
1 - 5.99-inch FullView Display
Boasting a generous 5.99-inch HD+ FullView Display complete with sleek blue mirrored edges, the Y7 (2018) features a stylish, minimal design that's sure to make an impact.
Its end-to-end display has an 18:9 aspect radio and 720 x 1440 screen resolution too, making it an ideal handset for watching videos and playing games. It's also perfectly sized for eBook fans and frequent social media users.
2 - 13MP Main Camera
A lower price tag certainly doesn’t mean you have to compromise with the Huawei Y7 (2018). The seriously impressive 13MP rear-camera boasts a f/2.2 aperture, which helps users take crisp, clear photos in daylight while HDR mode helps images to look true to real-life. The rear camera is also capable of shooting in Full HD (1080p), so you can take and share videos that you can be proud of.
The Huawei Y7 (2018) also comes with 16GB on-board memory as standard and can be expanded to a huge 128GB via MicroSD - that's plenty of room to store your favourite pics.
3 - 8MP Selfie Camera
The Huawei Y7 (2018) is full of features to make your selfies stand out. The 8MP front camera captures the perfect selfie with incredible clarity, while the on-board selfie toning flash has a range of studio-quality lighting effects to help you look your best in every single shot.
Using the Y7 (2018)’s facial recognition capabilities, the Huawei AR lens also allows you to customise your selfies with filters, effects and backgrounds, to bring some added fun to your photos.
4 - Face and Fingerprint Security
Unlock your device with a passcode, pattern, fingerprint or even your face on the Huawei Y7 (2018). With facial recognition technology which, alongside the Huawei AR lens, is used to give your device reliable security. Hold up your phone and with just a glance and your device will be unlocked.
The fingerprint scanner, meanwhile, is conveniently located under the rear camera, so you can pick up and unlock in one quick motion. As well as unlocking your device, the fingerprint scanner is also equipped with other handy features and with certain gestures you can carry out a variety of tasks, such as taking photos or turning off an alarm.
Behind the scenes you'll also find a powerful octa-core processor to support the advanced facial recognition technology. The 3,000mAh battery ensures you can keep using your phone all day long too, while 2GB RAM is perfect for everyday usage.
5 - Android 8 EMUI
The Huawei Y7 (2018) runs Android 8 EMUI, Huawei’s custom version of Android Oreo, and it's packed full of exciting features. Taking a screenshot can be a hassle, but not with EMUI. Thanks to the three-finger screengrab function, taking a speedy screenshot has never been easier. Simply place three fingers on your screen and the Y7 will take a screen shot.
Need to multitask? Use split-screen to use two apps simultaneously, so you can reply to texts and watch videos all at once. If you find yourself switching between multiple accounts on one social platform too, App Twin will let you duplicate an app on your device so you can have two accounts active at the same time - ideal for those who use a personal phone for work.