Huawei has officially unveiled earlier today its first smartphone to run Windows Phone 8 – the Huawei Ascend W1. And guess what? It’s affordable.
The Ascend W1 sports a 4-inch LCD display with a resolution of 480 x 800 which calculates to a pixel density of 233ppi. In addition, it features OGS and IPS technology so the display appears much clearer with great viewing angles. Powering the device is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8230 dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and an Adreno 305 GPU.
Huawei Ascend W1 specs:
4.0 inch IPS OGS display @ 480×800 pixels, 233ppi
Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 1.2GHz dual-core Krait
4GB internal storage (microSD card support)
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP
5MP rear camera @ 720p
VGA front-facing camera
GPS w/ aGPS, GLONASS
Li-Ion 1950mAh battery
124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm
Windows Phone 8
Blue, Red, Black
Now for the exciting part, the Ascend W1 only costs Php8,990. Perfect for those who are looking for a budget-friendly WP8 smartphone.
Thanks Calvin for the photos.