On 21st April 2018, smartphone giant Huawei mobile launched the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018, its newest smartphone unto the Ghanaian market at the MMC Live 2018 event organized at the National Theatre which featured the likes of DKB (Comedian), Patapaa (Musician), etc.
The phone packs tonnes of exciting features and functionalities to fit every style and budget. If you missed out on our post on the full specs check out our post on all You Need to Know About Huawei Y7 Prime 2018: Full Specs, Features, and Price In Ghana
In this post, I’ll break down the top 5 killer features on the smartphone that will make you want to get hands-on with, alongside a freebie bonus package at the end.
This breakdown will focus on areas such as:
- FullView Display
- Hardware and processing power
- Security measures
- Software functions
Let’s begin with one of the most exciting features of the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018, the camera.
With a 13MP main camera on the rear alongside a 2MP to give your pictures a bokeh feel (blur background effect) typical of modern-day high-end smartphones.
On the selfie side of things, the phone packs an 8-megapixel front shooter with toning flash for a nice looking picture.
Alongside a wide aperture mode on the dual camera which captures the vivid beauty, depth of filed in the photos for that natural DSLR-like bokeh effect.
The device also comes with a studio-quality lighting effect which shows your best self in low-light conditions, with manual and smart auto-adjustment modes to make each portrait a perfect shot.
2. Full view Display
Modern-day display devices are almost bezel-less and the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 is no exception.
Huawei Y7 Prime (2018) has a full view display that is unmatched in smartphones of this price range.
With a 5.99 inch, 1440 x 720 FHD 18:9 ratio with a 720p display, this sure is one of the main attractions of the Y7 Prime 2018
With a good screen to body ratio measuring up to 158.30 x 76.70 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 155.00 grams, this sure is one of the main highlights of the Y7 Prime 2018.
3. Hardware and Processing Power
Y7 Prime 2018 is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor, packing a 3000 mAH Non-removable Li-Ion battery which runs on Android 8.0 (EMUI 8.0).
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The Adreno 505 GPU runs most mid-level 3D games without any lag or performance issues while carrying out day to day tasks like opening/closing applications and multitasking (split-window view enabled) a few tasks in the background.
With a 32 GB Storage expandable up to 256 GB and a 3 GB solid RAM. It accommodates 2 Nano SIMs and a third slot to be used as an expansion slot.
Other hardware and processing features include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, and FM. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
The phone also comes in 3 solid colors Black, Blue and Gold.
4. Security measures
The Y7 Prime 2018 comes with all industry standard security features and functions with one new twist, Face-unlock
With face-unlock on the Y7 Prime 2018, you can unlock your phone with just a simple look. Use your face as a password, awaken the telephone to open the gadget with a look, getting a charge out of the advantageous facial recognition feature.
This is a feature added to the camera, wherein there are different backgrounds and filter effects to enhance the camera user experience. Face-unlock also has an added an advantage of unlocking your phone without touching the fingerprint sensor on the back.
The fingerprint on the back of the device does more than just your usual lock/unlock mode as it is with most smartphones. You can use this feature to :
- Answer phone calls
- Take a picture
- stop an alarm
- Browse Photos and so much more
5. Software functions
With powerful hardware and processing power comes the software to power apps and programs, and the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 doesn’t fall any short in this category.
The device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo on top of Huawei’s own EMUI 8.0 skin powered by an intelligent AI engine, real-time scene and object recognition, smart tips and prediction, multi smart split screen, karaoke mode, live music “three-finger” and much more all ensuring a smarter, faster, more powerful mobile experience.
Price range starts from GHC859, along with an added bonus of 2GB worth of free data from MTN for 6 months along with a gift box.
With a solid form factor, huge body to screen ratio, power processing and smooth software experience, the Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 should be the next phone to suit your style.
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