Due to rumors inexpensive smartphone from Huawei’s first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Ascend W1 caused a lot of people’s attention after the release.
Few times ago, there is the rumor circulating through microblogging site, that said about the smartphone priced at about 1,500 yuan or around $140 USD, the Huawei Ascend W1 official price has finally been published. It is reported that the price of the machine is only 1599 yuan or around $257 USD, this phone will be the lowest price for Windows Phone 8 on the market today.
Only $257 USD
According to information disclosed by the microblogging users, held on Saturday in Sichuan, China Telecom 3G smart phone New Year holiday, Huawei not only brought Telecom version Ascend W1, and for the first time given the official selling price of 1,599 yuan or around $257 USD. As for the the aircraft specific release date, there is news that Huawei Ascend W1 fastest will be in the country before the end of this month, and Huawei plans first production number to 500,000 units.
The Telecom version and Unicom version of the Huawei Ascend W1 have to get a network license, telecom version of the pricing can provide some reference to the price of the Unicom version of. And machine given the price of $257 USD is a Huawei official price, the purchase price of the consumers in the market may even be cheaper.
4.0-inch touch screen
Compared with the same grade the Nokia Lumia 620 and HTC 8S models, Huawei Ascend W1 functional configuration favorably, equipped with a 4.0-inch WVGA resolution IPS LCD touch screen, and full lamination process, can play a dual role of the protective glass and the touch sensor. The low reflection IPS touch screen technology, all-laminated screen performance under different lighting conditions are relatively good.
The Huawei Ascend W1 has processor configuration of 1.2GHz Qualcomm S4 MSM8230 dual-core processor and integrated Adreno 305 graphics chip has better performance compared to HTC 8S and Nokia Lumia 620 models using Qualcomm MSM8227 dual-core processor, for example, will provide a 1MB L2 cache and clocked faster 533MHz single-channel LPDDR2 memory.
Cheapest Windows Phone 8 on the market
The Huawei Ascend W1 is also equipped with Windows Phone 8 (WP8) system and a dual camera configuration, has a 5-megapixel rear camera and VGA-class front facing camera and is equipped with LED flash light, support auto-focus and video recording functionality. Only because of the market position of the Huawei Ascend W1 provides only 512MB of RAM and 4GB storage capacity, but supports up to 32GB of memory card expansion slot.
The Huawei Ascend W1 other features include support for Bluetooth technology, Wi-Fi wireless Internet access and other functions, and in order to obtain better endurance, also powered with a 1950 mAh battery. It is reported that the the Huawei Ascend W1 listed in China and Russia will be the end of this month, followed by one after another in Western Europe, the Middle East, the United States and other countries launched.