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Topic # 152442 26-Sep-2014 16:01
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http://consumer.huawei.com/minisite/worldwide/Ascend-Mate7/index.htm

I really like this device and I hope to get my hands on one in the near future. My wife saw it and handled it on her recent trip to Huawei in China and loved it.

Thoughts?






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  Reply # 1138412 26-Sep-2014 18:10
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I'm quite keen on this device too! Nice build quality, BIG battery, still 1080p which I consider an asset for the time being.

Some reviews here and here and here. Some nice images of the phone in that last one.




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  Reply # 1138423 26-Sep-2014 18:42
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my wife has the Ascend P7 for work and its very nice so hopefully she can get me one to trial




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  Reply # 1138496 26-Sep-2014 21:08
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Very tempted.

Available date?



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  Reply # 1138498 26-Sep-2014 21:10
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scottjpalmer: Very tempted.

Available date?


My wife is in Auckland next week I will get her to find out the NZ release date




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  Reply # 1138754 27-Sep-2014 15:16
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Oh, new review from Pocktlint.


...and one more review.




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  Reply # 1142846 27-Sep-2014 22:24
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Nearly all the reviews I have seen have been positive




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  Reply # 1143491 29-Sep-2014 12:48

Hope this one does make it here, Huawei have built a compelling package. Not having to wake the device to use the fingerprint scanner is a big plus. The Anandtech hands-on is very good.

Cat6 LTE in the Mate 7 as well.




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NikT: Hope this one does make it here, Huawei have built a compelling package. Not having to wake the device to use the fingerprint scanner is a big plus. The Anandtech hands-on is very good.

Cat6 LTE in the Mate 7 as well.


I have it in my wife's schedule to find this out when she is in Auckland this week :P




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  Reply # 1156954 17-Oct-2014 16:21
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My wife is back in China(returning tomorrow) she had a good play with the Mate 7, loved it but they are not sure if it is coming to NZ, no immediate plans. She also had a good play with some other Tablets and phones, loved the Sapphire edition Ascend P7 and some others that she is not free to tell me about yet.




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  Reply # 1158178 20-Oct-2014 07:58
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There is a good review of the Mate 7 here...


http://www.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend_mate7-review-1150.php




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Hi KiwiNZ,

It's looking like the Mate7 will be landing here for sale in December. The exact date should be announced soon. 
We've got them in the office now - can confirm, waking and unlocking with one tap on the fingerprint scanner is cool. 
For anyone in Auckland there should be some you can get your hands on for a play in the next 2-3 weeks. 

-Nick

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  Reply # 1161541 24-Oct-2014 16:46

HuaweiNZ: Hi KiwiNZ,

It's looking like the Mate7 will be landing here for sale in December. The exact date should be announced soon. 
We've got them in the office now - can confirm, waking and unlocking with one tap on the fingerprint scanner is cool. 
For anyone in Auckland there should be some you can get your hands on for a play in the next 2-3 weeks. 

-Nick


Consider me well keen for a hands-on! Nice to see an official presence here, kudos. :)




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  Reply # 1161607 24-Oct-2014 17:36
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HuaweiNZ: Hi KiwiNZ,

It's looking like the Mate7 will be landing here for sale in December. The exact date should be announced soon. 
We've got them in the office now - can confirm, waking and unlocking with one tap on the fingerprint scanner is cool. 
For anyone in Auckland there should be some you can get your hands on for a play in the next 2-3 weeks. 

-Nick


It will do well I am sure




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HuaweiNZ: Hi KiwiNZ,

It's looking like the Mate7 will be landing here for sale in December. The exact date should be announced soon. 
We've got them in the office now - can confirm, waking and unlocking with one tap on the fingerprint scanner is cool. 
For anyone in Auckland there should be some you can get your hands on for a play in the next 2-3 weeks. 

-Nick

Good news. Please let us know the date ASAP as Christmas is around the corner.

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  Reply # 1175879 14-Nov-2014 14:56
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NikT: Hope this one does make it here, Huawei have built a compelling package. Not having to wake the device to use the fingerprint scanner is a big plus. The Anandtech hands-on is very good.

Cat6 LTE in the Mate 7 as well.


But will it ever get an update once released.??




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