We’ve got confirmation yesterday that Huawei Philippines is set to release the Huawei Ascend Mate in the local market next week (units are already in HK and heading to PH as of this writing).
Huawei Ascend Mate specs:
6.1-inch IPS LCD 720p display @ 1280×720 pixels, 241ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass
Huawei K3V2 1.5GHz quad-core processor
16GB internal storage
up to 32GB via microSD
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, WiFi hotspot
8MP camera with LED flash
1080p video recording
1.2MP front-facing camera
FM Stereo tuner
GPS w/ aGPS support
Li-Ion 4050mAh battery
Android Jellybean 4.1.2
163.5 x 85.7 x 9.9mm (dimensions)
According to our source close to Huawei PH, the target retail price of the Ascend Mate will be around Php21,000 or probably even lower. It will likely compete with the Galaxy Note 2 which has a smaller 3100mAh battery rating.
We’ll try to secure a review unit next week and get you more details.