As we reported earlier, Huawei India has announced the launch of two new Ascend series smartphones recently. Running on Gingerbread, Y200 and G300 belong to entry-level and mid-range segment respectively.
Company has priced Ascend G300 at INR 13,490 and Y200 at INR 8,190.
Both the smartphones are set to go on sale in the country very soon. While, these smartphones do offer decent features, we are waiting for company’s flagship Ascend D1 quad and P1 smartphones.
Full Press Release Below:
Huawei launches the Ascend G300 and Y200 Smart phones, Offering Unbeatable Power, Performance and Prices for Indian Consumers.
24th July, 2012 New Delhi: To keep up with its promise of innovative and superior products, Huawei, the world’s leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the launch of its first series of Ascend- G300 and Y200. These two smartphone are loaded with engaging features and are a great value for money proposition.
Huawei Ascend G300 is the 1st product of “Ascend G” Series. This product is for the segment that looks for Stylish, Feature rich multimedia Phones.
Huawei Ascend G300 offers 4.0-inch WVGA IPS hard screen technology with anti figure print design which supports auto-rotation to optimize media viewing and Internet browsing. In addition, an ambient light sensor allows the user to see the screen and view media uninterrupted in any lighting environment. Ascend G300 has a 5-megapixel-auto focus camera, which also features video recording capabilities and an LED flash. Huawei Ascend with 1GHz CPU and Android 2.3 operating system, Huawei Ascend G300 offers access to hundreds of thousands of apps through Google Play, along with pre-installed features including Facebook, Twitter, a digital compass and FM Radio. Ascend G300 takes less than 120 minutes to get fully charged with high power charger. Optimized for best in class entrainment, Huawei Ascend G300 comes at an attractive price of Rs 13490/-
Huawei Ascend Y200 is the 1st product From “Ascend Y” Series , specially created for young consumers offering fully loaded good quality products.
Huawei Ascend Y200 has Stylish “U” form design with premium looks and 3D texture on back for firm grip. Ascend Y200 only takes 5 seconds for boot up and comes with Large 8.9cm (3.5”) IPS touch screen which enables comfortable viewing for browsing, media & social networking. Ascend Y200 is powered with Qualcomm 800MHz CPU which is powerful and fast enough to run all your favourite apps quickly and efficiently. Its Android 2.3 system brings you features such as Optimized dictionary, New UI and improved power management. Ascend Y200 takes only 90 minutes to get fully charged with high power charger.
Another added feature In Ascend Y200 is its Dual-Mic which reduces the background noise, giving users good calling experience. With loud Stereo Speaker and 1250mAh battery, users can have nonstop entertainment with excellent sound quality. Huawei Ascend Y200 comes at an attractive price of Rs 8190/-
Mr. Victor Shan, President Huawei Devices India said, “We are extremely delighted to launch Ascend smartphone series in Indian market. Each Huawei Ascend product is an innovative flagship model developed to meet the needs of specific consumers with Ascend D (diamond), Ascend P (platinum), Ascend G (gold), and Ascend Y (youth) categories. The Ascend G300 and Y200 are easy-to-use Smart phones that provide exceptional power, performance and style for the discerning consumers. We are confident that with their impressive specs and accessible price, the Ascend series will become popular choice among consumers across the country.”
He further added, “Many consumers are looking for a practical, easy-to-use smartphone that fits into their everyday life. The Ascend G300 is perfect for consumers who are looking for stylish and powerful entertainment smart phones and they will find the Ascend G300’s power, performance and price unbeatable. Our Ascend Y200 is especially for first-time Android consumers who are looking for amazing social media experience, for sharing with friends. With its rich audio speaker its adds that extra style and fun to the whole experience”.
Huawei Ascend Y200:
Operating System: Android 2.3
Display: 3.5″ HVGA
MicroSD: expandable to 32GB
Camera: 3.2MP Camera
Processor: 800 MHZ
Connectivity: HSDPA 900/1200, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Dimensions: 116.9 x 61.4×11.7mm
Huawei Ascend G300
Operating System: Android 2.3
Display: 4″ WVGA
Camera: 5MP Camera Auto focus
Processor: 1 GHZ
Connectivity: HSPA 850/1200, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, WiFi 802.11b/g/n
Dimensions: 122.5 x 63 x 10.5mm