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The Honor 7 by the Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei is making a huge buzz in the Indian smartphone market with it advanced features and affordable features. The company recently launched Honor 7 in India. While, this device was launched in China back in June and later in European countries.
Huawei Honor 7 sports a 5.2 inch display with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. It is powered by a Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 935 processor with Mali-T628 MP4 GPU besides 3GB RAM under the hood and runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop on top of Emotion UI 3.1.
The smartphone features a 20 megapixel camera with Sony IMX230 sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 6P lenses and dual-tone LED flash and also comes with 8 megapixel front-facing camera. Other camera features includes Timelapse option, Good food mode filter, Knuckle screenshot.
We have been using the smartphone for a quite few days, and here is the list of some tips and tricks you should know. Take a look at the slider below to know more.
How To Save Precious Battery
Alike the Huawei P8, the battery life of Honor 7 can be easily extended by using its own feature. The smartphone comes with a power management setting that can extend battery life. Navigate to device Settings >> Energy Saving. Here you'll get three energy saving plans: Normal, Intelligent and Ultra.
Get to know power-hungry apps
The Honor 7 features a 'Protected' apps section in the Settings menu. This feature will give you the ability to identify the more power consuming apps on you device. Once you have identify the power-hungry apps, then you can uninstall or disable the app's background activity.
Do more with fingerprint scanner
Fingerprint sensor on the Honor 7 is not just to unlock the device. It can also do much more functions. To enable, go to Settings >> Fingerprint ID and here you can set additional functions to perform other than just unlocking device.
The fingerprint scanner can also be used to take photos, go back immediately to the home screen and also deal with notifications.
Use single-handed operation for comfortable use
The smartphone sports a screen size of 5.2 inch, which makes harder for users with smaller hands. However, the company has included the single-handed operation option, where the display size decrease and moves left or right making it comfortable to use in just one hand.
Smart Key to access apps faster
The Honor 7 comes with a dedicated button on the left-hand side, which the company says it as the Smart Key. This allows you to access shortcut for actions or apps. The Smart Key works in three ways: pressing once, pressing twice, and holing for few seconds. Well, all three actions features different results.
Call or send message using voice command
The Honor 7 also comes with speech recognition similar to the Huawei P8 and the Mate S. The Honor 7 can be controlled using the voice commands such as making calls and sending messages.
How to extend battery life?
Honor 7 is packed with a pretty well performing 3,000mAh battery, but the battery is not user replaceable. However, to save the precious battery, you can visit the our previous post: 10 Effective Ways To Extend Your Android Smartphone's Battery Life