Huawei Y7 Prime Review – PhoneWorld | What Cel

admin August 8, 2017
Updated 2017/08/08 at 9:22 AM
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Huawei Y7 Prime Review

Huawei is hitting the market this time by introducing its Y series devices. Today we will look at the latest device of Y series which is next version of Huawei Y5(2017). The device which we are going to discuss is “Huawei Y7 Prime“, is the latest machine of Huawei which recently came into the market and its price in Pakistan is PKR.24,999/-. This device of Huawei Y7 Prime has Qualcomm Chipset. Let’s see the Huawei Y7 Prime Review in detail.

Huawei Y7 Prime is 5.5 inches device with the capacitive touch screen that supports the resolutions of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is 4G supported device Furthermore the system has Octa-core 1.4 GHz processor. ROM is 32GB and RAM is 3GB while powerhouse has 4000 mAh fixed battery. Dual SIM options are supportive with dual standby. Both camera lenses have 12MP lens for its back and the front camera is packed with 8MP. Huawei Y7 Prime is equipped with a fingerprint scanner.

Price and Specifications of Huawei Y7 Prime:

LAUNCH Released  August 2017
Availability  Available
BODY Dimensions 153.6 x 76.4 x 8.4 mm
Weight  165 g
SIM Slot  Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
DISPLAY Type  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size  5.5 inches’ (~71.1% screen-  to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 dpi)
Multi-touch  Yes,5-Points
NETWORK Network Support  GSM/3G/LTE
2G Bands  900/1800
3G Bands  2100
4G Bands  1800
Speed  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE  Cat4 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORM Os  Android OS v7.1 (Nougat),  EMUI 5.1
Chipset  Qualcomm MSM8940  Snapdragon 435
CPU 1.4 GHz Octa-core processor
GPU  Adreno 505
MEMORY Card Slot  Upto 256GB (No seperate slot)
internal  32 GB,  3 GB
CAMERA Primary 12 MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features 1/2.9″ sensor size, 1.25 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video  [email protected]
Secondary  8 MP , f/2.0
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth  v4.1
Radio  Yes
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY  Non- Removable Li-ion 4000  mAh battery
PRICE  PKR.24,999/-
OTHERS Colors  Silver, Gray, Gold


  • 4G Device
  • Qualcomm Chipset
  • Big battery
  • Fingerprint Scanner


Display of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Huawei Y7 Prime is 5.5 inches’ device with IPS capacitive touch screen and screen to body ratio is almost 71%. It supports the resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels while the density pixel is 320 dpi. The supportive pixels are enough for the clear visibility of icons and texts.

The Y7 Prime is using Adreno 505 as its Graphic processing unit (GPU) which improves its performance mainly in graphic display and a good point for 3D game lovers.

It has scored 5-points in the multi touch test which is satisfactory because most of Huawei mid-range devices scored the same points.

Design of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Talking about the front design of Huawei Y7, we have of course an ear piece in the center. To the left side, there’s a front camera and that’s it.The front side is all covered with silver layers on all four edges.

On the right edge, the device has a volume and power buttons whereas left edge has also one button. Down side has micro-USB connector and speakers whereas top side has audio jack of 3.5 mm on it.

Back Body is totally simple and plain, it has just back camera lens of 8MP on it with LED flash light and Fingerprint Scanner. Rest of the body has only Huawei name on it otherwise it is totally simple.


Huawei Y7 Prime has 8MP camera lens for its front and back camera has 12MP lens. The back camera has LED flash light while it is equipped with so many features, let’s check them out one by one.

Back Camera of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Rear Camera of Huawei Y7 Prime is packed with a camera lens of 12MP. 12MP is a primary shooter and the lens provides us detailed information of any image and the best results will be given in wide aperture mode. It has LED flash light also.

For blurry or bokeh effect we have a wide aperture in Huawei Y7 Prime which range is from f/16 to f/0.95. We can change the depth of field by increasing or decreasing it further we have tested the bokeh effect with it and it has performed very well.

The interface of the camera is very easy to use and by swiping to the left side it takes you to the general camera settings. Swiping right it will take you to its main mode settings which are beauty mode, night shot, manual mode and scanning documents.

The results are very brilliant because it has fast focus and captures very catchy and impressive images. Pictures have very good details, especially for a mid-range phone. Color accuracy, depth field, sharpness, and brightness are very well balanced and in mid-range devices, it has the best camera.

Front Camera of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Front camera of Huawei Y7 Prime has an 8MP lens. It doesn’t have any extra flash light for front facings selfie while it can record videos in high quality. Beauty mode does a wonderful job in Huawei Y7 Prime as it has adjustable options of brightness and softness.

The results of the front camera are very better than the previous devices of Huawei. 8MP lens for front camera is the best choice yet. It automatically softens and brightens your selfie which gives us very good results. Intakes of pictures are very well and brightness is also balanced.

Memory of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Huawei Y7 Prime has best memory section because it is a mid-range smart phone and in mid-range smart phone category, it is providing 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. These choices are very good and with 32GB internal memory, you don’t need any memory card unless and until you are application and game lover. If you will fill your smart phone with too many applications and videos, it will slow your device.

The 3GB RAM is also a perfect choice for mid-range smartphones. We have tested Huawei Y7 Prime in every section and got not delays and lags.

Network/Connectivity of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Huawei Y7 Prime is 4G enabled device also with the access of 3G and 2G networks. The supportable speed of 4G is LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps and 3G is HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps. It is supportive for all the bandwidths of networks in Pakistan.

With LTE connectivity it is providing us some more connectivities such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Fm Radio. Wi-Fi supports the standards of 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, and hotspot while Bluetooth version is 4.1.

It is dual SIM enabled device further we can increase its internal memory up to 256GB by inserting a memory card in SIM 2 plot.

Battery of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Huawei Y7 Prime supports the powerful battery of Li-ion which is 4000 mAh and it is present inside the fixed back cover of the device. It provides us enough efficient time to play with the device easily. The handset has chip set of Qualcomm which provides us battery saving feature also.

The device screen is 5.5 inches which are normal size so it will consume less power as compared to other devices. Excessive usage of 4G,3G, and 3D games can drain the battery very quickly otherwise it is totally fine.

Interface of Huawei Y7 Prime:

The Huawei Y7 Prime runs android version 7.1 (Nougat) with the interface of Emotion UI 5.1. Its interface is one of the best and organized interfaces as compare to Infinix and QMobile devices.

Let’s roll from the lock screen which has different wallpapers those changes automatically after every few seconds. The status bar at lock screen is present at the top side which shows the status of connectivity points, SIM, and battery. A down side date and time are displayed while the camera option is present at the right side.

The main screen has date and time widget at its top while below to it we have Google search bar. After it, some applications are arranged in the form of rows and columns. It doesn’t have any application manager separate just a slider bar is available to access all the applications.

Many bloatware applications are already installed on it such as a mirror, hi care, hi game,, true caller, and game loft. Themes application is also available via which we can change the color and display of Huawei Y7 Prime.

Processor of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Huawei Y7 Prime has Octa-Core 1.4GHz 64-bit type processor which is built on the architecture of ARM Cortex-A53. The chip set which is inserted in Y7 Prime is Qualcomm MSM8940  Snapdragon 435. The chip set is highly excellent performing chip and it is better than any quad-core processor.

This chip set has a modem which works mainly in analog signals such as mobile signals. So with it, we can receive better signal coverage as compared to any other device. We have not observed any kind of heating issue in it while charging it or using the camera.

Antutu Benchmarking of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Antutu Bench marking has played an important role to check the device performance. We have tested it and it has scored 44916 points which are very satisfactory.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Huawei Y7 Prime:

Vellamo Bench marking conduct three tests which are chrome browser test, metal test, and multi-core test. Huawei Y7 Prime has scored 2431 points in chrome browser test, 741 points in metal test and 1256 points in multi-core test.


Huawei Y7 Prime the is the latest device of Huawei with 32GB ROM and 3GB RAM. Its camera has 8MP lens for front and 12MP back camera with 4000 mAh fixed battery. The device has very stylish and sleek design further it has very light weight and an easy to carry the device. The Huawei Y7 Prime is perfect for those users who like to have a slim device with all heavy features.

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