Huawei Ascend W2, company’s second Windows phone 8 OS based device is coming soon. Phone was previously tipped off at Mobile Asia Expo 2013. Huawei Ascend W2 is successor to W1 however there is no major leap from previous generation when considering the specifications.
Huawei Ascend W2 is very much inspired by Nokia Lumia series when looking at the colours – Black, Blue, Red and Yellow. Phone comes with a 4.3-inch IPS Display with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. There as a 1.4GHz Dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 based chipset along with 512MB of RAM. Device has a mere 8GB of internal storage and Lacks expandable MicroSD Card Slot however, Huawei Ascend W2 does offer 7GB of SkyDrive Cloud storage.
Phone has a 5 Mega pixel rear shooter but sadly misses out the front facing camera. In spite of mere 1700 mAh battery, Company claims Talk Time of up to 9.5 hours. Let’s take a look at all the specifications in detail.
Huawei Ascend W2 Specifications
|Name||Huawei Ascend W2|
|Dimensions||134 x 67 x 9.9mm|
|Display||4.3-Inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch Screen, 800 x 480 pixel resolution, 217ppi Density, Multi-Touch|
|Processor||1.4GHz Dual-Core Krait Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230)|
|Storage||8GB Internal, Non Expandable|
|Rear Camera||5 Mega Pixels, Face Detection, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Videos @ 720p (30fps)|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows Phone 8|
|Battery||1700 mAh Li-Ion|
|Baseband||2G Network : GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 19003G Network : HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100|
|Connectivity||2G, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V3.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS/A-GPS|
|Colours||Black, Blue, Red, Yellow|
Huawei Ascend W2 Release Date and Availability
Huawei Ascend W2 will be released in Russia and Netherlands in the last week of November. Phone will be released in other markets as well in a phased manner. The device is also expected to hit Indian shores but Company has not specified exact date / availability or the Pricing.