Vodafone UK has announced to start taking order the Huawei Ascend Mate smartphone soon. The carrier didn’t mention yet about pricing but the British retailer, Expansys is now selling the Ascend Mate for priced at £339.99 (that’s about €394) SIM-free / unlocked. This phone is offers bigger screen (6.1-inch) but it’s smaller than the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3.
Vodafone is also mentions this Huawei phablet comes with the biggest battery (a huge 4050mAh) in any kind of smartphone on the market. Meanwhile, the Huawei Ascend Mate is ideal for those who want a phone/tablet hybrid device built for work and entertainment, to go and go. The phone delivers Huawei-patented battery optimization technology that claims capable to battery life about 30 per cent longer than similar products.
Inside, you’ll find a 1.5GHz Huawei K3V2 quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. It runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. New Huawei Ascend Mate phablet brings an 8MP autofocus rear camera with HDR, and 1MP front-facing camera for self-portrait or video chat. The 6.1-inch HD IPS+ LCD touchscreen display has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and Corning Gorilla glass.
In term of connectivity, there are Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 3.5mm stereo audio jack, Micro-USB port, DLNA, and GPS. New Ascend Mate quad-core phablet packs a range of sensors such as Gyro, accelerometer, proximity and ambient light sensors. It measures 163.5 x 85.7 x 9.9 mm and weighs 198 grams.