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Honor X7a

Specifications

Honor X7a
Honor X7a (X Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio G37 8 x 1.8 - 2.3 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
Memory
6 GB 
Display
6.75 inch 20:9, 1600 x 720 pixel 260 PPI, Capacitive, glossy: yes
Storage
128GB
Connections
USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 5.1, GSM, UMTS, LTE, 5G, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 167.5 x 76.9 ( = 0.33 x 6.59 x 3.03 in)
Battery
6000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 50 MPix Quad: 50MP (f/1.8) + 5MP (f/2.2) + 2MP (f/2.4) + 2MP (f/2.4)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: OnScreen
Weight
196 g ( = 6.91 oz / 0.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
170 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: 60% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Honor X7a

HONOR X7a Review
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/03/2023
Honor X7a Review
Source: Yugatech English
All things considered, the Honor X7a isn’t a phone you would probably choose if you had the budget to buy something more powerful. But if you are looking for the first smartphone for your kid or something to use for business, then you can’t go wrong with this one. It’s very affordable at the price of PHP 7,990, and it has everything you might need in a phone. Hardware-wise, you could say there are more powerful options out there, and that’s true. However, if you just need another phone to answer calls, text, and maybe do some very light gaming, then why not consider the Honor X7a. You do get a very large battery with it too along with a decent camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/01/2023
Honor X7a Smartphone Review
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Honor X7a is a great phone with robust features and specs. However, there are numerous drawbacks to purchasing this phone. For instance, the display quality is not appropriate if you want to stream FHD resolution, heating issues can be seen in a long gaming session, and mediocre camera quality. But even after that, the battery life can be considered the only plus point of this phone. We will recommend this phone if you are getting any additional deals. But for now, we suggest you should go with the choice. For example, the Xiaomi Redmi 11 Prime 5G comes out with decent options that will allow users to use 5G connectivity and support impressive display quality. Finally, make the decision that fits your budget and needs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/28/2023
69% Honor X7a Review: Premium Design, Excellent Battery Life on a budget
Source: Gadgetbyte Nepal English
That’s it for my review of the Honor X7a. While the phone has an impressive battery life and a nice design, it simply does not offer much else. So, all things considered, I believe Honor could have done a much better job with the X7a. So this isn’t the best you can get for the money. You can find much better options like the Poco M5, Moto G31, or Redmi Note 11 from last year. Honor X7a has an appealing design and a long-lasting battery. However, its mediocre processor selection, average cameras, and sluggish UI experience keep it unnoticed in the competition. Smartphones like the Poco M5 and Moto G31 offer much better value for a similar price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/24/2023
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 60% performance: 60% display: 60% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
HONOR X7a Hands-on Review
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 02/22/2023
Honor X7a Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
Honor released its new 5G smartphone known as Honor X7a in January 2023 with a price tag of $193 (Rs 15,990 in India) approx. The Honor X7a equips a massive Li-Po 6000 mAh battery with 22.5W wired and 5W reverse charging support. As for color options, the Honor X7a is available in Titanium Silver, Ocean Blue, and Midnight Black color variants. For display specs, you will obtain a 6.75 inches TFT LCD display panel that renders a 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the Honor X7a smartphone is powered by the 12nm Mediatek MT6765H Helio G37 chipset that will ensure you don’t face any trouble in your daily activities. At the same time, you are getting Android 12 OS with the Magic UI 6.1 custom skin. Moving to internal storage, the Honor X7a smartphone offers a single variant of 128GB space that will be accompanied by 6GB RAM. For camera specs, the Honor X7a smartphone comes with a quad camera setup which includes a 50MP main camera lens that gives immersive captures. Also a 5MP ultrawide and a duo of 2MP macro and depth camera lens is also present to improve image quality. As far as the video recording matters, you can expect the phone to record 1080p resolution without any gyro-EIS support, while for selfies you get a decent 8MP selfie lens on the front.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/14/2023
Honor X7a Battery test
Source: DxOMark English
The Honor X7a starts the year off by achieving the No. 1 spot in our battery ranking, thanks to its outstanding autonomy performance, which measured 3 days and 14 hours in moderate usage — the best we have tested so far. The Honor X7a’s overall battery performance overtook the Oppo Reno 6 5G, which stayed at the top of the global battery ranking since September thanks to its overall balanced performance. The X7a’s 6000 mAh battery tested the limits of autonomy and surpassed that of the previous autonomy powerhouse, the Vivo Y72 5G, which managed to bring in a slightly lower autonomy with a 5000 mAh battery. Besides a strong performance in a mixed usage scenario, the Honor X7a was also a top performer in some use cases such as gaming, calling, video, and music streaming. And finally, even when on the go and tested outside, the Honor X7a’s ability to manage its power proved to be excellent. When it came to discharge efficiency, the device drained very low discharge currents, which means that it is well-optimized. Despite its staying power, the device’s user experience was undermined by an inaccurate battery gauge. When the phone displayed 20% of power left on the screen, the true capacity was measured at close to 16%. When the device showed 1% of power on its screen, it would shut down automatically after a minute. When charging the device, the small 22.5W power adapter struggled to fill the large 6000 mAh battery. A 5-minute top-up charge provided only 4 hours of autonomy. Moreover, the charge efficiency, as well as the power adapter efficiency, was poor. Still, the Honor X7a’s unprecedented autonomy performance in our tests shows that battery endurance, regardless of battery size, will continue to be a key focus for smartphone manufacturers this year.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/04/2023

Foreign Reviews

Обзор смартфона HONOR X7a: все ради автономности
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; memory card slot; mini jack. Negative: Heavy and bulky; weak hardware; poor cameras in night condition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/17/2023

Comment

Imagination PowerVR GE8320: Integrated graphics card for mid-range ARM SoCs.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Helio G37: ARM based octa core SoC (8x small ARM Cortex-A53 cores) clocked at up to 2.3 GHz. The chip also includes a Cat.4 LTE modem and a PowerVR G38320 at 680 MHz. The SoC is produced in 12nm (FinFET) and except for the support for 8 GB RAM and 90 Hz displays it is similar to the Helio G35.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.75":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.196 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Honor:

In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).


69%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-02-10)