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Huawei Ascend P7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 769 reviews of Huawei Ascend P7. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and performance. The price and size are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the sound, and many are negative about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Ascend P7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Huawei Ascend P7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Huawei Ascend P7 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the usability and camera are overall positive. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas comments are divided on the performance.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition UK Sim Free Smartphone - Black

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Update Huawei Ascend P7 Smartphone

 

Deluxe 2.0. Huawei discontinues its elegant Ascend P6 and sends the Ascend P7 into the race for the favor of well-heeled buyers. The Chinese manufacturer demands approximately 450 Euros (~$601) for its updated premium model. The aluminum casing only...

Very good build, Timeless design, Stiffness, Very bright IPS screen, High resolution, Good connectivity, The stylish design and the slim, rigid casing that features a decent build. Also, the intuitive EmotionUI 2.3 and the latest Android 4.4.2. The...

SoC could be faster, Only middling application performance, Slightly outdated graphics chip, Non-removable battery, Slow Wi-Fi, Somewhat poor black level and contrast, Battery runtimes, Only middling camera modules and speaker, A bit more power and...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Malarie Gokey (digitaltrends.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 review

 

Huawei's Ascend P7 is a well-designed smartphone with a premium feel and mid-range specs. It takes after the iPhone's looks, but how well does its…

Big, 1080p 5-inch screen ; iPhone-level build quality ; 8MP selfie cam ; Good rear camera ; MicroSD card support

Battery won’t last you a day ; Slippery back slides right off tables ; Doesn’t feel like an Android phone ; No removable battery

Huawei has a real winner in the Ascend P7. It may not have the same ultra high-end specs as the LG G3, HTC One M8, Samsung Galaxy S5, or other flagship Android smartphones, but it offers strong performance and adds a nice build quality to the mix. The...

Jul, 2014
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Expert review by: Andrew Hoyle (cnet.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 ( black)

 

Huawei has a new flagship phone, set to do battle in the brutal smartphone arena against the Samsung Galaxy S5 , HTC One M8 and Sony Xperia Z2 . It's called the Ascend P7 and, if the name didn't give you a clue, it's the successor to last year's Ascend...

The Huawei Ascend P7's skinny, glass body looks quite classy, it has a decent camera and enough power for the everyday tasks, plus the latest version of Android on board.

Its slow processor, slightly cheap feel and often awkward Android skin means it doesn't really do anything to put itself above the competition.

Although the Ascend P7 is certainly skinny and not too expensive, its unimpressive power and sometimes awkward interface makes it an acceptable -- albeit uninspiring choice. If you can find the P7 on a subsidised contract at a good price then it's...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 review: Looking strong

 

The Huawei Ascend P7 is the sequel to the ultra-thin P6, the phone that proved, beyond any doubt, Huawei's ability to create visually appealing handsets. The new model builds on the original with a 5" 1080p screen, superior camera and chipset, plus a...

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE; penta-band 3G with HSPA; LTE Cat. 4 ; 5" 16M-color 1080p IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 3, usable with gloves ; Android OS v4.4.2 KitKat with Emotion UI ; Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A9, Mali-450 GPU; 2GB of...

Chipset benchmarks poorly ; Thicker than its predecessor ; Non-exchangeable battery ; Below average loudspeaker performance

It was probably the P6 that put Huawei on many people's map, but the Ascend P7 intends to make the brand a fixture in the mobile industry. Ours is of course a mostly Western perspective as Huawei is already extremely popular in its home market and...

May, 2014

Expert review by: Vincent Nguyen (slashgear.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

 

Huawei is hungry. With 2013's Ascend P6, the Chinese firm showed us it wasn't afraid to build a flagship and take on the big names; with the new Ascend P7, here on the SlashGear test bench, Huawei wants to prove that not only can it sit at the table...

For a long time, Huawei has been one of those "other" phone manufacturers. Never mind its rapidly growing global market share among smartphones, or its increasingly impressive feature sets; breaking into mind-share has proved far more difficult than...

May, 2014

Expert review by: Daniel P. (phonearena.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

 

The Ascend P7 is one of the thinnest and lightest Android smartphones with a 5” display, which doesn't preclude it from having a premium steel-and-glass design and a rather appealing specs sheet...

Thin and light premium design ; 8 MP wide-angle front camera ; Good call quality ; Strong and full loudspeaker

Midrange processor ; Sluggish browser

The Ascend P7 is a great-looking handset with a premium feel and a nice specs sheet. Its eye-catching chassis design also makes it one of the thinnest and lightest Android 5-inchers out there, and an ambassador of Huawei's engineering prowess. The...

May, 2014

Expert review by: YugaTech (yugatech.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

 

With an SRP of Php 20,990 , the Huawei Ascend P7 is in for some competition. The above 20k price tag can be a tough sell because of the occasional lag during our usage. But if you are in for good design, LTE, and a good selfie camera, the P7 can be a...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Richard Devine (androidcentral.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 review

 

Huawei is back with a solid, if frustrating, new Android smartphone Huawei may still be making inroads in western markets, but success elsewhere has seen the Chinese company rise to be the world's No. 3 smartphone maker. That's behind Samsung and...

The Ascend P7 has a lot to like about it. Well, on the hardware front it does, at least. It's nicely designed, beautifully made and is genuinely something you'd be pleased to own, look at and pick up every single day. Or at least it is until you turn...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Brighthand (brighthand.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 Review: Another Step Forward

 

The Ascend P7 is a surprisingly capable alternative to the usual flagships, and it arrives at a relative discount. Find out if it's worth taking a chance on Huawei in[...

Elegant, slim design, Sharp and customizable display, Above-average front and back cameras, Wide-ranging LTE support

Overheats quickly, Subpar performance compared to current flagships, Fixed soft keys take up space

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Joshua Vergara (androidauthority.com)

Huawei Ascend P7 Review – highly capable performer, just not a standout

 

The Bottom Line'A highly capable phone in an attractive body - just not a stand out.'PROSSimplistic eleganceEasy to handleGreat 5 inch displayPowerful front facing cameraCONSDesign... doesn't quite stand out Rear facing speaker easily stifled Main...

Simplistic elegance ; Easy to handle ; Great 5 inch display ; Powerful front facing camera

Design doesn't quite stand out ; Rear facing speaker easily stifled ; Main camera is average fair ; Software experience is inconsistent7

Jun, 2014

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:HISILICON
Processor Number:KIRIN 910T

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD1080p

Configuration

GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: Yes
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:4.X LTE / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:IPS
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.4 KitKat
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Vodafone
Processor Brand:HISILICON
Processor Number:KIRIN 910T
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
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