Huawei’s First Windows Phone 8 Ascend W1 Announced at CES 2013

By on January 9th, 2013 at 4:47 AM | Mobiles

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Huawei has finally announced its first Windows Phone 8 device, the Ascend W1. The smartphone comes with a 4-inch IPS LCD display with a paltry resolution of 800×480 pixels, a 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with Adreno 305 GPU. It also has a 5 MP auto focus camera with LED flash and a 0.3 MP front-facing camera. It comes with 1,950mAh battery that gives up to 19.6 days of standby time, which Huawei claims, is the longest runtime on the market for a Windows Phone 8 device. Lets dig a little deeper into the specs of the Huawei Ascend W1.

Specs and featutes of Huawei Ascend W1:

  • Display: 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels, 233 ppi) WVGA IPS LCD, 16M colors
  • Dimension: 124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm
  • Weight: 130 g
  • OS: Windows Phone 8
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8230
  • GPU: Adreno 305 GPU
  • Memory: 4GB internal memory, 512MB RAM and microSD card slot expandable memory up to 32GB
  • Camera: 5MP auto-focus camera with LED flash, capable of recording 720p video and 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: 3G HSPA+ (21 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS
  • Battery: 1950 mAh capacity, 10h 30min talk time and 470h standby

There is no information about pricing yet. The Ascend W1 will be available this month in Russia and Asia, followed by more launches in other countries later this year.

Huawei Ascend W1 Specs and Photos

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