Huawei Ascend W1 : Cheapest smartphone with Windows Phone 8

The Ascend W1 is the first Smartphone with Windows Phone 8. It is from a Korean manufacturer Huawei. huawei-ascend-w1With the W1, the manufacturer wants Smartphone probably appeal to younger users. With a starting price of just 200 Euros. This is definitely a best deal. In addition to black, there are the W1 in some other colors such as blue. The Huawei W1 is operated by a 4-inch IPS + touch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.  Sufficient momentum to ensure (S4 (MSM8230) Snapdragon) Adreno 305 GPU, together with a faster 1.2 GHz dual-core processor from Qualcomm. For the CPU is there 512 MB of memory. For the users W1 Offers 4 GB of Internal data storage, but  you can drill through microSD card up to 32GB. On the way one user can transfer data either HSPA + with up to 21 megabits per second downstream or WLAN b / g / n. Contact to PC or other smart phones.

GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Announced 2013, January
Status Available. Released 2013, January
BODY Dimensions 124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm (4.90 x 2.51 x 0.41 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 4 fingers
SOUND Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Speed HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
CAMERA Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary Yes, VGA
FEATURES OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon
CPU Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java No
Colors Blue, red, black, white
Other – SNS integration
– MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player
– MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
– Document viewer
– Photo viewer
– Voice memo/dial
– Predictive text input
BATTERY   Li-Ion 1950 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 460 h (2G) / Up to 470 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 10 h 30 min (3G)


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