Huawei has put in a fingerprint scanner at the back of Ascend Mate, similar to HTC One Max. The company says that it can support up to five sets of different fingerprints, in regular and guest modes.
The single-SIM Ascend Mate 7 runs Android 4.4 KitKat with EMUI 3.0 skinned on top. It features a 6-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display that offers 368ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The Ascend Mate 7 features an octa-core (1.8GHz A15 + 1.3GHz A7) Kirin 925 SoC with Mali T628 GPU. While the 16GB variant will come with 2GB of RAM, the 32GB variant will pack 3GB of RAM. The internal storage can also be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The phablet packs a 13-megapixel (f/2.0) camera with Sony's fourth-generation BSI sensor and LED flash, while there is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera also onboard the Ascend Mate 7.
Connectivity options on the Ascend Mate 7 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE Cat 6 connectivity. It packs a massive 4100mAh Li-Polymer battery. The Ascend Mate 7 measures at 157x81x7.9mm and weighs 185 grams.The Ascend Mate 7 will be available in three colour options - Obsidian black, Moonlight silver, and Amber gold.