In its grand launch event today, Honor launched two new devices for the Philippine market. Aimed at the budget segment, the Honor 7S and 7A offer decent specs and premium design, for prices that won’t put a big hole in your wallet.

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Honor 7S (Left) and Honor 7A (Right)

The Honor 7S sports a 5.45-inch display, while the 7A has a larger 5.7-inch screen. Both with HD+ resolution. The 7S runs on a MediaTek MT6739 quad-core CPU while the more premium 7A has an octa-core Snapdragon 430, both are equipped with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage, expandable with a microSD card.

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Honor 7A (Left) and Honor 7S (Right)

For imaging, the 7S has a 13MP main camera, paired with a 5MP front shooter. The 7A on the other hand, has dual 13MP + 2MP rear cameras, the latter used for adding a depth of field effect to your shots. The 7A has a 3,000mAh battery, while the 7S has a slightly larger 3,020mAh power pack. Both run on Android Oreo out of the box.


The Honor 7A is priced at PhP6,990. You can however, get it on the Honor Flash Sales happening on Shopee this coming July 7, 14, and 30 for a special price of PhP5,990! The Honor 7S on the other hand will retail for PhP5,490 and will be available in both Shopee and Lazada starting July 7. It will also be available in select stores starting July 10.

Specifications and Pricing
 Honor 7AHonor 7S
ProcessorSnapdragon 430 (Octa-Core)MT6739 (Quad-Core)
Storage16GB (Expandable)16GB (Expandable)
Display5.7" HD+, 18:95.45" HD+, 18:9
Rear Camera13MP (f/2.2) + 2MP, PDAF13MP, PDAF
Front Camera8MP (f/2.0)5MP
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8.0
PricePhP6,990 (PhP5,990 on Shopee's Flash Sale on July 7, 14 and 30)PhP5,490

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.