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Huawei Ascend P7
Huawei Ascend P7
Huawei Ascend P7
Huawei Ascend P7

Informr score
The Huawei Ascend P7 currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 27 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.8 GHz
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP
13+ MP
2500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

The Mobile Indian
The Mobile Indian

The Huawei Ascend P7 offers a smooth performance and plenty of storage facility. Design wise it is quite compact and stylish as well. Battery back up was the only area where I found it wanting as compared to its rivals. Also, at Rs 27,499, the Ascend P7 has plenty of rivals especially from some big...

- Anil Satapathy, The Mobile Indian

The Huawei Ascend P7 is a marked improvement on earlier models in the range, and it is to be commended. While it is a considerable upgrade for existing Huawei smartphone users, it doesn't quite keep up with the top-of-the-range devices released by the other major manufacturers. It certainly has powe...

- Malcolm Owen, Electronista

Overall, it is hard not to recommend the Huawei Ascend P7. Sure, it may have a few quirks and a slightly under-par battery life, it is still a great smartphone that manages to do pretty much anything a person could want a smartphone to do, and in some cases, surpasses expectations.

- Malcolm Owen, Macnn
Digital Trends
Digital Trends

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 P7 also happens to be a couple hundreds of dolla...

- Malarie Gokey, Digital Trends

In a money-is-no-object world, every smartphone would come with a Snapdragon 805, a 41-megapixel camera, a beautiful body and a 4K display. Huawei's aim here was to build a device that could be spoken of in the same breath as the Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 at a significantly reduced cost. And it succe...

- Daniel Cooper, Engadget

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Common Questions

Huawei backs up the Ascend P7 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Ascend P7 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Huawei support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Huawei's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.


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Screen Size

The Huawei Ascend P7's screen size is 5 inches with x pixels resolution.

1.8 GHz

There is a ARM Cortex-A9 Quad core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2500 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 17.6 days standby time, 1320 minutes, 433 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Ascend P7 Specs

Release Date June 3, 2014
Regions Available United Kingdom
Operating System No

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Processor ARM Cortex-A9 Quad core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.521 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, Panorama, Burst shot, HDR
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV, XviD
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Panorama, Self-portrait
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density 441 pixels
Size 5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 2500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 490 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 433 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 1320 minutes
Standby Time Up to 17.6 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, White, Pink
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.0 x 6.9 x 0.7 cm (5.5 x 2.7 x 0.3 in)
Weight 124 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
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