Huawei has announced two new flagship devices heading for South Africa in early 2015 – the 6-inch Ascend Mate 7 and the 5.5-inch Ascend G7.
Despite its larger screen size, the Ascend Mate7 has a slim 7,9mm, ergonomically curved design made of a strong aluminium alloy that weighs only 185g. The standard Ascend Mate7, single SIM model is offered with 2GB RAM and 16GB of on-board memory in either moonlight silver or obsidian black. The premium, 3GB RAM with 32GB memory is a Dual SIM device that is available in amber gold.
One of the phone’s main features its new single-touch fingerprint technology that combines with Huawei’s next evolution of EMUI 3.0 user interface. This phone is said to feature “the fastest LTE connectivity”.
The Ascend Mate7 will be available from early 2015, with the standard version retailing at a recommended price of between R7000-R9000 while pricing for the Dual SIM is still to be announced.
As for the Ascend G7 LTE Smartphone, this will be the latest addition to Huawei’s Ascend G series. This single SIM handset will also be available early 2015 at the recommended retail price of between R4000 and R5000.