Huawei Lifts Ascend Series to New Heights
Updated: added technology and band info / corrected technology and bands
Huawei today announced the "Ascend D quad", it's highest-end smartphone to date. The Ascend D quad is powered by Huawei's own quad-core processor, which it claims is the fastest. Other features include a 4.5-inch display 720p HD display, 8-megapixel backside-illuminated camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, and 1080p HD video capture. The battery is 1800 mAh, all in a body that measures 8.9mm thick. The company also announced an "XL" version with a larger battery, and a "D1" version with a dual-core processor and LTE. The D quad will come in a penta-band WCDMA version initially. The phone is expected to launch in Q2 globally, including North America. The D1 version will come first, in April.