MWC 2012: Huawei Ascend D quad, D quad XL and Ascend D1 official with Specs
As expected Huawei has finally uncovered its new range of Android Smartphones at MWC 2012, the devices which starts with the Ascend D quad and D quad XL Android smartphones. By announcing these new Smartphones, the company is entering to a high-end Smartphone markets with exciting features and specs under the hood. let’s take look at the each Smartphone and its features.
Ascend D quad
As the name suggests the Ascend D quad is high-end Android Smartphone with pretty good design and exciting specs under the hood. The Smartphone looks somewhat Galaxy S II with a 4.5 inch display and a hump on bottom rear side. The Smartphone is powered by Huawei’s own K3V2 quad-core processor with a speed clocked at 1.2GHz to 1.5GHz garnished along with 1GB RAM. It is claimed that the processor for the Ascend D quad is fastest processor in the world now, and the time will prove it.
Huawei Ascend quad sports a 4.5-inch display with HD 720p resolution and a 32-bit true color graphic processor and 330ppi pixel density and claims am excellent sunlight legibility of the phone. On the rear side the Ascend D quad has an 8MP camera with a back-lit sensor that is capable of recording 1080p FullHD videos. The Smartphone has a 1.3MP camera takes care of the video-conferencing duties.
According ot Huawei, the Smartphone has power management technology providing up to 30% longer life and the device gets power from a 1800mAh battery and it is promised to last for two days of normal usage at a charge. Other features for the Huawei Ascend D quad include a Dolby Digital 5.1 sound enhancement and earSmart technology which is good for noise cancellation.
The Ascent D quad is also one of the slim Smartphone among the ICS devices to date that measures 8.9mm in thickness and at 64mm in width. The Smartphone weighs at approximately 130 grams that seems not bad for smartphone with a high-end specs like this. When it comes to release, the Huawei Ascend D quad expected global release is around Q2 or Q3 of this year and the company claims that the Huawei’s flagship Smartphone will be sold cheaper than the Samsung’s devices. Unfortunately, the price for the Smartphone is still a mystery, but hopes it will be revealed soon.
Huawei Ascend D1
The Ascend D1 is another Android Smartphone to come out of the Huawei, this one is mid range Android Smartphone with similar features to the D quad. The Ascend D1 is Android Ice Cream Sandwich powered device that offers you 4.5″ IPS+ 720p screen (330ppi same as the D quad).
Huawei Ascend D1 is powered by a TI OMAP 4460 chip that clocked at 1.5GHz along with 1GB RAM and the Smartphone features an 8MP backside illuminated sensor that ic capable of shooting 1080p videos, dual-LED flash and HDR effect option, 1.3MP front-facing camera that promises 720p videos. The Huawei Ascend D1 packs quad-band 2G and penta-band 3G (with 21Mbps HSDPA and 5.76Mbps HSUPA).
The Ascend D1 also features the 5.1 surround sound emulation with Dolby Mobile 3.0 Plus and two microphones for noise reduction that Huawei calls Audience earSmar. It is not sure when the device will be released, but we expect it to be released earlier than the D1 quad, and price is also mystery now.
Ascend D quad XL
This is another version of the D1 quad with same specs and features except a beefed 2500mAh battery. In the future we can expect a another Ascend D quad Smartphone with further beefed 3000mAh battery.
|Huawei Ascend D quad Specs|
|DISPLAY||Technology||IPS+ LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||720 x 1280 pixels, 4.5 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)|
|HARDWARE/FEATURES||CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS support|
|Java||Yes, via Java MIDP emulator|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Colors||Metallic black, Ceramic white|
|Memory||8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM|
|microSD, up to 32 GB|
|OS||Android||4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich|
|CONNECTIVITY||2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS|
|USB||Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0|
|Speed||HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps|
|CAMERA||Rear||8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus|
|1.3 megapixels, 720p|
||Dimention||129 x 64 x 8.9 mm|
|BATTERY||Standard battery, Li-Ion 1800 mAh|