We liked Huawei's recent phone, but at £399 (converts to $540 or AU$720), it's hardly a budget device.
The latest Honor phone though, the 7S, is truly a phone for those on a tight budget. It'll sell for just £99 in the UK, where it's now available. Though there's no word on an Australian or US release, that price roughly translates to $129 and AU$175.
For that modest price, you'll get a phone with a 5.45-inch, 720x1,440-pixel display. With an 18:9 screen ratio, it has less bezel than you'd expect from a £99 phone. Inside is 16GB of storage, a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek CPU and 2GB of RAM.
Huawei is pushing two special features: Loud Voice Call, which during a phone call helps the other person's voice cut through ambient noise, and a smart battery management function to extend battery life.
Huawei's premium phones in the range .and lines typically have blazing fast processors and cutting-edge features, like the recent 's triple camera setup. The Chinese company's Honor line, meanwhile, is aimed at people who don't want to drop a huge amount of cash on a phone. The 7S is on the cheaper side, with more pricey
- 5.45-inch, 720x1,440-pixel display
- Quad-core, 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6739 CPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB onboard storage
- Expandable storage up to 256GB
- 13MP rear camera, 5MP selfie shooter
- 3,020mAh battery