Review of the Huawei Ascend P7

Huawei Ascend P7 is a great device to behold. The June 2014 flagship was set to tackle the biggest guys in the smartphone market. At that time, phones such as the HTC One M8, Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and the Sony Xperia Z2 were also launched. All these phones were also water resistant like the S5. A lot of e-commerce sites like Konga and Jumia have most of these mobile phones for sale online and delivered to you.


Let’s go through the specifications of the Ascend P7



Display: 5″ (Protection: Corning gorilla glass 3)

Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Micro SD: up to 64GB

OS: Android OS Kitkat v4.4.2

Camera: 13MP primary, 8MP secondary

Battery: 2500mAh

Processor: 1.8GHz quad-core CPU Cortex-A9

GPU – Mali-450MP4



The Ascend P7 has some resemblance to its predecessor (Ascend P6) with design and other materials and features improved in the successor Ascend P7. The device comes with a back cover that is glass framed, with a thickness of just 6.5mm and metal band around its edges all 4 points of the device are curved, the device can be said to be quite thin.


The Display

The Ascend P7 features Full HD 1920×1080 pixel. The display is crystal clear, colorful, bright and crisp. The display was given detailed attention by the manufacturers as expected probably because this is a flagship phone. The quality of the display on Ascend P7 will surely make viewing of movies and photos enjoyable on the device. The screen is protected by a corning gorilla glass 3.



Huawei Ascend P7 boasts a 13MP Back camera and 8MP front camera, both cameras on the flagship are really good because the rear cam is not too different from the one at the front and this feature tackles other flagships from different brands like Samsung and HTC. From experiments with the P7’s camera, it’s confirmed that the camera had been improved compared to the predecessor especially its 8MP selfie camera which boasts to be awesome especially when the Face Beauty filter is on.



The 2500mah battery on Ascend P7 is not the best battery but it can surely carry you throughout the day when you manage or reduce usage of the features/apps that generally kill your phone batteries, like Wi-Fi, data connections, gaming, brightness and a few others.


Processor – Multitasking

The processor that determined how fast the Ascend P7 works is of a very unique quality. The Ascend P7 runs on a chipset called Kirin 910T, a quad-core processor clocked at 1.8GHz. This feature coupled with its 2GB of RAM makes multitasking very easy and responsive on the smartphone. When benchmarking the device in comparison to others like Sony Xperia Z2, Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 that uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, you will notice that the Ascend P7 scores a bit more impressive mark than the others.

Software and User Interface (UI)

The user interface on various devices is definitely worthy to note. After the appearance and design that give us good impression about Ascend P7, the user interface is another aspect that determines how much the device is loved by users. Huawei Ascend P7 runs on Android v4.4.2 KitKat and the manufacturers have designed the UI in a way that is very pleasant via its manufacturer’s own UI known as EMUI. The user interface is very neat; it comes with useful pre-installed apps without too much customization. It also gives room for anyone to re-customize.

Round Up / Verdict

From what we can extract and understand about this device, it boasts good front and back cameras plus great display. The only drawback may the battery which definitely can be used and still be enjoyed to the fullest if properly optimized. Huawei Ascend P7 flagship is a great choice that can stand head to head with the other brands that are also very popular.

Where to Buy ASCEND P7 in Nigeria


The Huawei Ascend P7 is available from offline stores and these online stores.

Kaymu | Huawei Ascend P7

Jumia | Huawei Ascend P7

Written by Emmanuel

I am Emmanuel. A linguist by training, digital marketing, and product development by trade; a loving Uncle to 4 amazing girls, an Arsenal fan(for better, for better).


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