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Huawei Ascend W1 review

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Product Type
Smartphone
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
USB
Yes
Contract Type
SIM-free
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
4 GB
Built-in Flash
Yes
Memory Card Slot
Yes
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
EDGE, GPRS, HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS
GPS Receiver
Yes
Multi-SIM Supported
No
Near Field Communication
No
Integrated TV Tuner
No
Product Family
Ascend W1
Cellular Generation
3G
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Rear Camera Resolution
5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
1
Front Camera
Yes
Memory Card Supported
microSD
Phone Style
Bar
Colour
Blue
Operating System
Windows Mobile
Brand Name
Huawei
Battery Talk Time
10.50 Hour
Screen Size
10.2 cm (4")
Screen Resolution
800 x 480
Touchscreen Type
Capacitive
Weight (Approximate)
130 g
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Processor Manufacturer
Qualcomm
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Operating System Version
Windows Phone 8
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email
Realtone
Yes
Call Features
Call Log
Pixel Density
233 ppi
Height
124.5 mm
Width
63.5 mm
Depth
10.2 mm
Radio Tuner
No
Manufacturer
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Product Name
Ascend W1 Smartphone
Processor Speed
1.20 GHz
Processor Type
Snapdragon S4
Product Line
Ascend W1
Screen Type
LCD
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
51054944
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.huawei.com
Marketing Information

Long and Lasting

The Huawei Ascend W1 was designed to outlast and outperform. Our 4-inch screen benefits from our unique power saving technology that saves 30% power consumption. A high capacity 1950mAh battery keeps you charged up through days of staying in touch, staying informed, and staying entertained.

Power from within

Breath-taking speed from Qualcomm's Krait structured MSM823 dual core CPU with 1.2GHz achievable frequency; Jaw-dropping graphics with built-in Adreno 305 graphics processor, with 400MHz achievable frequency; download speed up to HSPA+ 21Mbps. Thanks to the 28nm processor, you'll enjoy videos and gaming at their best. All the fun and convenience of Windows Phone 8 comes together here, at an outstanding price too.

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