Huawei Ascend Mate – Specs, Price and Review

Huaewi a premium mobile brand from China is known for making quality electronic gadget this is the first time that they have tried their hand in phablet categories let see how successful are they.

Build and Display

Simply the phone looks stunning it easy to hold has anti slip grip bcoz of matte finish at back. The screen is  6.1 inch IPS HD screen there is a gorilla glass protection which saves the screen from starches the viewing angle are great and seems bright enough to use in most situation the screen resolution is HD with 1280*720 pixel and with a size of 85.7×163.5×9.9 mm and a weighs of 198 grams it easy to hold. Design to cradle your palm the device is slightly curved back. The finish of black soft touch is soothing to eyes.

OS and Features

Ascend mate runs on latest version of android 4.2 Jelly bean with Huawei’s own Emotion UI for a clean and simple user interface that omits an app drawer and keeps the widgets.

Coming to hardware the phone run on powerful 1.5 GHz Hi-Silicon K3V2 + Intel XMM6260, Quad Core which support up to 16 corers the Ram is also great at 2 GB the internal memory of 16 GB is quiet sufficient to carry most of the task but if you want more memory you can extend it up to 64 GB with the use of micro SD card and with a 16 core graphic you can play virtually any games.

The other notable features beside 3 sensor Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity Sensor is the installed apps like Floating Windows, Air Sharing, Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi Display

Camera and Multimedia

The phone comes with 8 MP BSi sensor flash equipped rear camera which take a very decent photo though the quality suffer at low light the phone can record full HD videos at 1080 Pixels the front camera of 1 MP is delight during video chat and can take a decent click while the Dolby digital sound gives a great pleasure while watching video.

Battery and Verdict

Powered by 4050mAh battery the handset provide a good 3G talk time and can last a day easily even with heavy use considering the price which is less than $400 and with nice screen, decent camera ,great sound and a good finish is quiet a sensible choice.

Key Features

  • 8 MP BSI Primary Camera + 1 MP HD Secondary Camera
  • 16 Core GPU + 2 GB RAM
  • 4050 mAh Battery Capacity
  • Power Bank
  • Full Hardware Decode + Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
  • GPS + Glonass Dual Satellite
  • One Hand UI
  • Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 6.1-inch HD Toshiba IPS+ Screen
  • Magic Touch
  • Dual Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz + 5 Ghz
  • Huawei Emotion UI
  • Floating Windows

Good: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, 16 Cores GPU, Toshiba IPS+ Screen.
Bad: Bit expensive, Battery not removable, No NFC, Headphones are OK not so great


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