Despite three new announced devices at CES 2013, Chinese handset maker Huawei plans two more smartphones at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. According to the Huawei's chairman, the new handsets could be even more impressive than the Ascend D2 and Ascend Mate. According to Chinese blog CNBeta, one of the new smartphones should compete with Nokia's Lumia 920 smartphone.
"At the CES show, we released new three smartphone products: maximum screen Mate, the most powerful D2 and the best value the WP8 mobile phone W1. In 2 months at Barcelona MWC Mobile World Congress, we will also release two new world's smartphone products. Nobody can remember, can only remember the first one, we want the consumer to see, most of the world first from Huawei! Keep making progress, beyond," said Huawei's Chairman Yu Chengdon via Weibo (translated via Google translate).
What can we expect? According to the latest hearsay, we should see Ascend P2 and Ascend W2. The first one comes with a powerful 1.8 GHz quad-core Hisilicon K3V2 processor along with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. The P2 has a 5-inch IPS display with 720p resolution, an impressive 13-megapixel camera on the back with 1080p video support, LED flash a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.
On the other hand, Ascend W2 should be the world's thinnest the thinnest Windows Phone 8 handset every showed. It should feature a 4.5-inch HD display and will be only 7.7mm/0.27-inch thick. We just need to wait the MWC for the official confirmation.
|Topics||Huawei, CES 2013, Mobile World Congress, Ascend P2, Ascend W2|