Pre-order for Huawei Ascend Mate begins in China; pricing $575

At the CES 2013, Huawei introduced trio of smartphones with huge displays and high and mid-end specs under the hood. Now it seems like the time is getting near to let them see light and pre-order has started for at least one of them in China and other markets should follow once it is launched there.

One retailer in China is taking pre-order for 6.1-inch Ascend Mate, the 6.1-inch beast with high-resolution display and powerful specs under the hood. The Chinese retailer Liaow offers the smartphone/phablet for $574 with international shipping offer at $23-$38 depending on the country the device being shipped to.

The Ascend Mate   and Ascend D2 were announced at the CES along with Ascend W1. First two are Android while the latter is Windows Phone 8 smartphone. Unfortunately, There is no exact details on its release date but the Ascend Mate is expected to ship in a month.