Huawei Ascend W2 Windows Phone 8 ready for global Launch

Chinese manufacturer Huawei is all set to launch its Windows Phone 8 based headset Huawei Ascend W2 in the international markets starting November, 2013. The phone will initially be made available in Russia and the Netherlands followed by other international markets. There is no word on the exact pricing.

Huawei Ascend W2 TD and UMTS versions are already available in China since August and October.  Phone will be available in four colours like Black, Red, Yellow, and Blue. Coming to the design and set of colour combinations, we cannot rule out the possibility of Huawei’s Inspiration of the Lumia series of phones.

Device comes with a 4.3-Inch IPS LCD screen. Device comes with a Qualcomm Based Dual Core Processor clocked in at 1.4GHz coupled with Adreno 305 GPU for the smooth graphics. Phone packs in 512 MB of RAM with a non expandable 8GB of Internal Storage. Huawei Ascend W2 comes with 5 Megapixel rear camera with features like touch to focus and face detection. Phone packs in 1700 mAh battery of which company claims to provide talktime of 9 hours and 30 minutes.

Let’s take look at all the Specification in Detail

Huawei Ascend W2 Specifications

Name Huawei Ascend W2
Dimensions 134 x 67 x 9.9mm
Weight 160 Grams
Display 4.3-Inch IPS LCD capacitive Touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixel resolution, 217ppi Density
Processor 1.4 GHz Dual Core Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230) SOC
Graphics Adreno 305
Storage 8GB Internal, Non Expandable
Front Camera None
Rear Camera 5 Mega Pixel with Touch Focus, Face detection and geo-tagging,  720p Videos @ 30fps
Sensors Proximity, Accelerometer
Operating System Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Battery 1700 mAh
Connectivity 2G, 3G, GPRS,EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V3.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS with A-GPS
Colours Black, Red, Blue, Yellow


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