Huawei yesterday announced the smartphone with the largest screen in the world, the Huawei Ascend Mate. The Huawei Ascend Mate features a huge 6.1" HD display, a 1.5 GHz Hi-Silicon quad-core processor and a 4050 mAh battery. Together with Huawei's proprietary Quick Power Control (QPC) and Automated Discontinuous Reception (ADRX) battery efficiency technology and fast sharing technology, the Huawei Ascend Mate is proof that bigger is better. The Huawei Ascend Mate has a screen-to-body ratio of 73% - the highest in the industry - maximizing the viewing. The 6.1" 720p HD IPS+ LCD screen has a resolution of 1280 x 720 for unsurpassed clarity and color accuracy, and 'Magic Touch' which provides enhanced screen responsiveness even with gloves.
The Ascend Mate is slim and stylish, designed to fit comfortably in a single hand at just 6.5 mm thin at its narrowest part and features a 4050 mAh battery as well as Huawei's very own Hi-Silicon 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. With Huawei's QPC and ADRX smart power-saving technology, the smartphone provides up to two days of ordinary usage on a single charge. It has the fastest battery charging capability of smartphones in its range, which saves over 30% of battery charging time.
Together with global roaming functionality, the Huawei Ascend Mate supports five frequency bands making this smartphone perfect for international travelers. Its dual-antenna design supports high power data transmission and is optimized with maximum ratio combining method, to increase network reception by up to 2.5dB and providing an increase of 20 to 30% of overall network coverage.
Operating on Android 4.1 and featuring an 8 megapixel AF rear-facing camera with HDR and a 1 megapixel front-facing camera, the Huawei Ascend Mate also provides dual MIC noise reduction technology, Dolby sound system and stereo recording. Furthermore, the Huawei Ascend Mate features an Augmented Reality navigation application to help reach your destination, 'smart reading' functionality allowing quick reference to dictionaries, Wikipedia and Google Search pages, and 'swift sharing' to upload pictures, videos and other files two- to three-times faster than other smartphone users in a WiFi environment.
Available in crystal black and pure white, the Huawei Ascend Mate will be on sale in China in February 2013. Further releases weren't confirmed.
Cheers ~ Arne