In December 2013, Huawei successor of Ascend mate phablet has reportedly spotted online. Confirming the rumors Huawei has launched the Ascent Mate 2, a 6.1-inch phablet at CES 2014 which comes with 4G LTE support.
Looking at the specifications, the Ascend Mate 2 4G flaunts a 6.1-inch HD (720p) IPS display. For this phablet, the company has dumped its in-house chipset and gone in favor of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 processor with quad-core Cortex-A7 ticking at 1.6GHz with Adreno 306 including 2GB of RAM. The phablet has 16GB a huge internal storage that can be also expanded by up to 64GB via microSD card.
The Ascend Mate 2 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and HD recording, and a 5-megapixel front-facing snapper for high-quality chat and selfies. Wireless connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS/A-GPS+GLONASS support. The phablet has been launched with a 4,050mAh battery but actual battery size may vary between regions.
It runs on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box, with the company’s Emotion UI 2.0 topping it.
Let’s see how the company is pricing this device as Micromax, Gionee, Nokia and Samsung has recently announced their device. It is going to tough as the Galaxy Grand 2 phablet and Nokia 1320 already exist in the market.