Honor launches X7a, a sub-£180 smartphone with extra long battery life and 50-megapixel quad camera

The update on last year’s X7 has seen the phone slim down in size, yet gain a larger battery – as well as an improved primary camera.

The Honor X7a will retail at £179.99 from Honor’s own website, Argos, Amazon, Very and Currys and is available in three colours – black, blue or silver.

With a 5,330mAh battery, and 22.5W fast charging, the phone boasts up to 42 hours of social media browsing and phone calling, or 29 hours of music streaming.

The camera setup consists of a primary 50-megapixel camera, with a 5-megapixel ultra-wide, 2-megapixel macro, and 2-megapixel depth camera.

Sitting within the large 6.75-inch TFT display (with a resolution of 720×1600 pixels) sits a 8-megapixel selfie camera.

The phone has 128GB of storage, with a microSDXC slot for additional storage if required.

Finally, there’s dual-band Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1 support, plus dual-SIM 4G access.

Security comes in the form of a side-mounted fingerprint sensor/power button.

More information

Press Release

London, UK, 2nd February 2023 – Global technology brand HONOR today announced the launch of the HONOR X7a. Featuring a long-lasting 5330mAh battery, a 50MP Ultra-clear Quad Camera system, 128GB storage, and a stunning 6.74-inch HONOR FullView Display, the new HONOR X Series smartphone comes with extraordinary battery life and powerful hardware to offer a well-rounded user experience throughout the day, and more, all at an affordable price.

Slim Body, Large Battery

Embedded in HONOR X7a’s slim body, the 5330mAh battery delivers the extraordinary battery life among all HONOR X Series smartphones to date. Featuring HONOR Smart Power Saving Technology to optimize power consumption, the latest HONOR X7a can support up to 42 hours of social media browsing, 42 hours of phone calling or 29 hours of music streaming on a full charge, making it a reliable companion for users who are constantly on the go. Packed with 22.5W HONOR SuperCharge, HONOR X7a can be charged vastly to allow users to enjoy over 10 hours of music streaming with just 30 minutes of charging.

With industry-level innovative battery technologies, the cell of the HONOR X7a comes with a higher energy density and a reduced thickness, contributing to the long battery life and the slim form factor of device. The battery also demonstrates exceptional longevity, capable of maintaining above 80% health even after three years of use.

A Superb Display for an Immersive Viewing Experience

Featuring a 6.74-inch HONOR FullView Display with a 90.07% screen-to-body ratio, the HONOR X7a delivers an immersive viewing experience, no matter when the user is working, streaming videos or gaming. Supporting HD resolution and a color depth of 16.7 million colors, the HONOR X7a displays visuals in stunning clarity and vibrancy, perfect for viewing photos, videos, and movies.

Certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue light emissions, the display on the HONOR X7a can be used for extended periods of time without stressing the eye. The Eye Comfort Mode, eBook Mode and Dark Mode on the HONOR X7a provide additional display personalization options for further reducing eye fatigue.

Smooth User Experience Enabled by Superior Camera Capabilities and Large Storage

The HONOR X7a features an impressive 50MP Ultra-clear Quad Camera system comprising a 50MP Main Camera, a 5MP Wide Camera, 2MP Macro Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera, allowing users to capture their memorable life moments in vivid detail, all day and all night long. On the front, the 8MP Front Camera makes taking high-quality portraits easy, ideal for selfie lovers who enjoy snapping photos with their loved ones.

Users who enjoy keeping their media always accessible at their fingertips can take full advantage of the large 128GB storage drive, which can keep over 28,000 pictures, 11,000 songs or 450 HD videos locally. The MicroSD card slot allows users to further expand storage by up to 1TB, bringing enhanced flexibility to meet their business and personal needs.

Pricing and Availability

Designed for a style-conscious audience, the HONOR X7a is available in three stunning colours: Titanium Silver, Ocean Blue and Midnight Black. Starting from 1st February 2023, with pre-orders underway, the HONOR X7a willbe available to purchase in the UK via Hihonor, Argos, Amazon, Very and Currys for £179.99 RRP.


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