Visit to Huawei headquarter to see Huawei Ascend D1 Quad-Core real machine demo

by Rosgani 0

After we’ve covered Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD on the other article, and now we want to show you another Huawei products the Huawei Ascend D1 Quad-Core. This is the best Huawei’s Android smartphone with quad-core processor.

My first first impression to Huawei was known as a low-end phones manufacturer, they are also a company that in cooperation with the domestic carrier to offer several models, but this year Huawei has a new strategy by offering their flagship products, in addition to increasing the visibility they also have committed to launching various models of smart phones. Huawei has showcased its products at CES this year, one of which is a Huawei Ascend P1, the smartphone which uses dual-core processors, not only that, now they also have a new line of products that Huawei Ascend Quad D1, from the name we can guess that this phone has Quad-core processor inside.

Before introducing the product, Director of marketing Huawei for global, Frederic Fleurance also briefed to the media on the performance of Huawei’s smartphones. In 2011, Huawei has made a series of electronic products like mobile phones, mobile broadband, which is marketed for domestic as well global markets, at the end of the year Huawei has made delivery of 150 million sale of products with a value of $ 6.8 billion, 20 million smart phones, is five times the same period last year. And shipping the product this year will reach 200 million units, from a smart phone sales target of 60 million units.

Huawei mobile phone products, global marketing director Frederic Fleurance.
2012 ▲ Huawei terminal product shipment target of 200 million units in 2011 for smart phones sold 20 million units, making Huawei become fourth largest Android smartphone vendors in the world.
▲ Huawei is the world’s second largest telecommunications solutions provider, with over 140,000 employees, of which 44% work as R&D, while 70% of the R&D staff has doctorate or master’s degree. In 2011 Huawei got $32 billion of profit.
▲ In the general consumer, Huawei has a total of three departments, including the cloud sector, Huawei terminal sector, and Hass chip sector.

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad Technical Specifications
‧ Android 4.0 ICS operating system
‧ Hisilicon Technology K3V2 1.5GHz quad-core processors
‧ 4.5-inch 720p screen
‧ GSM / EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100 MHz
‧ Bluetooth 3.0
‧ 802.11b/g/n WLAN
‧ 800 megapixel auto focus camera, support for 1080p video shooting
‧ 1.3-megapixel front camera, support 720p video recording
‧ 129 x 64 x 8.9 mm
‧ 1800 mAh lithium battery
‧ Dolby 5.1 stereo

▲ Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD (left) and Huawei Ascend D1 Quad (right)

Ascend D1 Quad: high-speed quad-core
Huawei Ascend D1 Quad is a smartphone which has four series in which the first letter stands for each model as D (Diamond) is a high-end products with latest technology, P (Platinum) series to take the high sense of design; G (Gold) series to go mass-style entry-level model, Y (Young) series is biased towards for the younger users.

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad becomes the best smarphone because it is a first model to use quad-core processor, equipped with Hisilicon Technology, which is designed K3V2 running 1.5GHz processor, high speed, small size and low power. So the Ascend D1 batteries can be operated 30% longer than average smartphone on the market today; it also has a better GPU performance and 64bit DDR memory bandwidth to fully achieve high performance.

▲ The Ascend D1 Quad, is expected to be launch in the fourth quarter in the domestic market.
▲ Huawei Ascend D1 running Nenamark2 for a benchmark and the result is 58.8 FPS, the performance is quite good.

D1 Quad in addition to having a quad-core processors is also equipped with 4.5-inch touch screen + IPS display, with a resolution 330 ppi pixel density with 720p HD, in which the human eye can not distinguish pixels is because it very very subtle and smooth. The screen using a narrow frame design, so even if it has 4.5 inches, the width of the phone is only 64mm, and even more narrow than some of the 4.3-inch screen model. The back of the phone is a 8-megapixel camera with auto focus capability, in the front there is a 1.3 megapixel video camera, the primary camera can support 1080p video playback, while front facing camera has 720p recording video capabilities.

▲ This phone equipped with a 4.5-inch 720p IPS + touch screen display.
▲ The phone thickness is only 8.9mm, the right side has the adjustable volume keys.
▲ On the left side is the micro USB port.
▲ back cover of this phone equipped with 8 million pixel autofocus camera with LED flash, lens module with red circle is quite a sense of finishing touch.
▲on the rear left side on the bottom is speaker phone.
▲ on top of the phone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
▲ on top of the screen 1.3 megapixel video camera.

D1 Quad runing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and on the scene saw the sample models, while for the public version of the Android interface, Huawei said it will adopt Huawei’s Emotion UI and this smartphone is prototype model so that UI is not installed yet, there will be different user interface after official release of this phone later.

The ▲ currently interface with the Android public version, but will be replaced with Emotion UI after official release.
▲ Powered by Android 4.0.3 system
▲ Huawei has own interface design for camera UI, support for touch focus.
▲ The camera fungction support for HDR and panorama shooting.
▲ camera has a photo efect feature for making dramatic picture.
▲ There are face-effect for making humorous picture.
▲ support wide-screen shooting, face recognition and GPS Geotagging functionality.
▲ support 1080p video.
D1 Quad supports HDMI screen output.