Honor 7 launch: Here's why you should be interested UPDATED

Huawei launched its latest flagship- the Honor 7- in the UK later today. Though this may seem to be yet another Chinese smartphone flirting with the premium range at mid-range prices, there's a lot more to it than the pricing this time.

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For the first time, Huawei could be opening its own online store in the UK to sell the Honor 7 and other phones rather than selling them through online partners like Amazon. Even though this may keep the pricing steady, factors like after sales service and replacements should get easier as well.

Another piece of great news is that in the first few days post launch, the Honor 7 will retail at under £200 as part of a special offer. This offer could lead to the new phone churning up sales in the millions like Huawei phones do in large Asian markets like China and India.

Normally, £200 is considered a usual price for mid-range phones, but a look at Honor 7's leaked specs will make you agree that it is anything but mid-range.

HERE IS THE IN-DEPTH REVIEW AND SPECS FOR THE HONOR 7

The phone features a 5.2 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 20MP and 8MP cameras, a 2.2GHz octa core CPU with Kirin 935 UI, 3GB RAM and a 3,100mAh battery. We will have an official list of specifications in our hands tonight and we're sure the list will bring in even more features that suit a premium smartphone.

George Zhao, Marketing Director said they want to sell online to keep the costs down. Honor want to offer affordable products to young people. They sold 200,000 units in China in under two minutes, with 2 million registrations in the first two hours. 

Hnor have stuffed the phone full of smart features which makes it a breeze to use. Smart key, IR sensor, motion control, One-hand UI are just some of them.

Ceramic sand-blasted aluminium alloy body has been forged in a way that helps it cool during times of intensive use. 

Customers can buy the Honor 7 from www.vmall.eu/Honor7 and get a €50 discount coupon for creating an account there.

-Additional reporting by Sunetra Chakravarti

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