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One of the most sophisticated and beautifully designed smartphones, Huawei Mate, is now available via Smart’s Postpaid plans. The word came out by Smart via a tweet and we even heard from our friends about 2 days ago that it’s already indeed available.

Upon checking their offer page, you can get the Kirin-chipset powered Smartphone for as low as Plan 999. A cashout of PhP12,000 is required though, which you can pay 24 years. Should you grab this deal, you will effectively paying PhP999 + PhP500 or PhP1,499 for 2 years.

[alert variation=”alert-info”]This plan includes 5gb Data Volume Allowance, 99 Free SMS and 9 free minutes.[/alert]

Should you wish, however, to further customize your plan, then we highly recommend that you get Mate 7 via All-in-One 1200 or 1800 with PhP10,800 and PhP7,200 cash-out respectively.

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About Mate 7

huawei-ascend-mate7-performanceHuawei Mate 7 is the first smartphone powered by an octa-core Kirin 925 SoC chipset. The latter has the reputation of efficiently balancing the phone’s power and performance thereby giving its users longer time to use the device without sacrificing performance.

The said smartphone is highly regarded for its ultra slim metal design that, in my opinion, is a bit better than the iPhone 6 Plus.

Click this to read our iPhone 6 Plus (by Smart) review.

huawei-ascend-mate7-batteryIt is also powered with 13mp main camera and 5mp camera, which would definitely bring out your inner Josef Hoflehner.

But perhaps, one of the things that I love about this device is its battery life as it boasts a non-removable 4100mAh lithium polymer battery.

Click Accordion below to reveal the full specifications.

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Weight and Dimensions

  • Height: 144mm
  • Width: 81.00mm
  • Depth: 7.9mm
  • Weight: About 185g (including the battery)

CPU

  • CPU: Hisilicon Kirin 925 (4×1.8 GHz+4×1.3GHz+1x230MHz)

Camera

  • Camera (back): 13 MP Caamera, 1080p video recording/1080 video playback; F2.0;
  • Camera (front): 5 MP HD front camera

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct support
  • BT4.0
  • MicroUSB (High Speed USB)

Battery

  • Capacity: 4100mAh (TYP.)/ 4000mAh (Rated)

Memory

  • RAM: 2GB
  • ROM: 16GB

Display

  • 6” FHD Screen, 1920×1080, 3368 PPI, 16M colors

Video

  • Video Codec: MPEG-4, H.264, H.263, VP8, RV7-10, Xvid, WMV9
  • Video File Format: *.3gp, *.mp4, *.m4a, *.rm, *.rmvb, *.wmv
  • Image Codec: PNG, GIF (Static only), JPEG, BMP
  • Image File Format: *.png, *.gif (Static only), *.jpeg, *.bmp 3.5mm headset

Sensors

  • Gyroscrope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor Support
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Fingerprint

Operating System

  • Android 4.4/ HUAWEI Emotion UI 3.0 Emotion UI EMUI 3.0

In The Box

  • Handset×1
  • Headset×1
  • Charger×1
  • USB cable×1
  • Quick Start Guide×1
  • Safety Information×1

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Giancarlo Viterbo is a Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of GadgetPilipinas.net, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.