Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition with 5 inch full HD Sapphire display announced

After the successful launch of the Ascend P7, Huawei has now launched the Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition at the ongoing IFA 2014.


Huawei has announced the launch of the Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition, which is a limited edition series with a sapphire display, which is known to be the most scratch-resistant material. It is also touted to be the first 4G LTE handset in China with a Sapphire glass display. The device has crack resistance, superior thermal and infrared conductivity. To enhance the strength, the rear is made of high-tech ceramic.

Other that the Sapphire glass display, the Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition has hardware and features same as the Ascend P7 including the 5 inch full HD display and the quad core Kirin processor. The handset is equipped with a 13 MP rear facing camera with Sony’s BSI sensor and f/2.0 aperture, besides a front facing 8 MP shooter.

Speaking about the Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition, Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group, said, “The arrival of Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition so soon after the launch of Ascend P7 marks a new era in Huawei’s smartphone business. Not only does the new Sapphire Edition demonstrate our advanced craftsmanship, but it also highlights our successful strategic deployment of resources to deliver the most advanced technology into the hands of consumers.”

Huawei Ascend P7 Sapphire Edition specs:

  • 5 inch display
  • 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
  • 1.8 GHz quad core HiSilicon Kirin 910T processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • 13 MP primary camera
  • 8 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4 KitKat
  • 2500 mAh battery