It came to our attention that two major Chinese smartphone makers, Huawei and Oppo, are about to release new devices. Both companies have launched a bunch of interesting phones in the past few months and apparently they won’t stop there. How do we know? Because the Huawei Honor 7 and the Oppo A51 just got certified by TENAA – China’s federal agency equivalent to the FCC in the US.
Huawei Honor 7 coming with all-metal body and fingerprint sensor
The Huawei Honor 7 paid a visit to TENAA late last month. Photos listed on the site reveal all-metal body and a fingerprint sensor located below rear camera. The listing also confirms 4G LTE connectivity and support for the following bands: TD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, CDMA2000, CDMA 1X and GSM. TENAA failed to provide more details regarding the phone’s specs, however, thanks to earlier leaks we know more or less what to expect.
The Honor 6’s successor supposedly sports a 5-inch Full HD screen and is powered by the manufacturer’s own processor – the octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 935. The handset’s main camera is allegedly of 13-mmegapixel kind and there is also a front-facing sensor, though its resolution is unknown at this point.
The Honor 7 is expected to arrive in two variants – one with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory and the other more powerful with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage. Both models will offer microSD slots for memory expansion and will run Android 5.0 Lollipop with Huawei’s Emotion UI on top.
Oppo A51 to offer Lollipop experience for around $210
The Oppo A51, on the other hand, appears to be a more modest offering. According to TENAA listing, the phone features a 5-inch display with a resolution of mere 720p and is equipped with an 8-megapixel main camera and a respectable 5-megapixel selfie shooter.
Under the hood apparently is a quad-core 1.2GHz processor, most likely the 64-bit Snapdragon 410, as well as 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage expandable up to 128GB. Other key features include 4G LTE support, Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and a 2,420 mAh battery, which clearly won’t be removable since the A51 boasts dual glass design.
The Huawei Honor 7 is expected to go official next week, on June 8th, at a price yet unknown. The announcement date of the Oppo A51 is still a secret, however, the fact that the device hit TENAA suggests that we won’t have to wait long. The phone is said to costs about CNY 1,299 at launch, which is an equivalent of approximately $210, though the price is not confirmed yet.