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A customer examines a Huawei mobile phone as he shops at an electronics market in Shanghai, Jan. 22, 2013. Reuters/Carlos Barria

On Tuesday, Huawei unveiled a budget smartphone, the Honor 4A, in China. It comes with interesting specs and its 3G-only variant is priced under $100.

The Huawei Honor 4A comes with modest specifications. It features a large display of 7 inches that supports HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It features a metal frame running along its edges, Phone Arena reported.

The Snapdragon 210 chipset delivers a clocking speed of 1.1 GHz through it quad-core processor. The chipset also features Adreno 304 graphics. It is coupled with 2 GB of RAM.

It is surprising to know that Huawei has packed 2 GB of RAM in a low budget phone, GSM Arena notes. The internal storage of the device is 8 GB and its external storage supports up to 32 GB. The handset comes preloaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop that is overlaid with Huawei’s proprietary software, Emotion UI 3.1.

The Honor 4A sports an 8 MP camera on its rear side that comes with a single LED flash and the front is flanked with a 2 MP camera. It is a dual-SIM handset that comes in two versions; the first one only supports 3G connectivity whereas the second supports 4G LTE connectivity. Some of the connectivity options include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and microUSB.

The Huawei Honor 4A variant that supports only 3G connectivity costs 599 yuan ($98) in China. The LTE model carries a price tag of 699 yuan ($112). The USD prices cited are according to current exchange rates.

As of this writing, it is not known whether the handset will be made available outside China. It comes equipped with a battery of 2,000 mAh capacity.

Huawei is heavily rumored to unleash its new flagship, the Huawei Mate 8, on Sept. 2 at the IFA 2015 event in Berlin. It comes with specs like 6 inches Quad HD screen, Kirin 950 chipset, 3 GB of RAM, 20.7 MP camera and more. Speculation is that the appearance and features of the Huawei variant of the Nexus 2015 smartphone are based on the Huawei Mate 8.