Chinese telecom giant Huawei has announced the launch of two new Ascend-series Android phones in the country. The phone – Ascend G510 and Ascend Y300 – were
The Huawei Ascend G510 phone has been priced at INR 10,990, while Ascend Y300 is being sold for INR 7,980.
Packing some decent features, these are the first Android 4.1 powered smartphones to be launched by Huawei in the country. The company has revealed that both phones come with Huawei’s redesigned Emotion UI that brings a set of unique and useful features for the users. The phones can also be customised as per the user needs thanks to the five preloaded themes as well as profiles.
Here is a look at their specifications:
|Phone||Huawei Ascend G510||Huawei Ascend Y300|
|Processor||1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon||1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Display||4.5-inch display with 854×480 pixels resolution||4-inch IPS display with 800×480 pixels resolution|
|Internal Storage/ microSD card||4GB, Yes||4GB, yes|
|Battery||1750 mAh||1730 mAh|
|Connectivity/ Ports||3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, GPS / aGPS||3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, GPS / aGPS|
|Cameras||5MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, 0.3MP front camera||5MP auto focus rear camera with LED Flash, 0.3MP front camera|
Full Press Release:
Huawei Launches the Ascend G510 & Y300 smartphones –
Powerful Dual-core processors, Bigger screens & new Emotion UI
New Delhi, April 11, 2013: Huawei, the world’s 3rd largest smartphone-maker, today launched the Ascend G510 & Y300 smartphones. Running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform, with Dual-core processors, mega screens(4.5 & 4 inch), good in-built memory and 5-megapixel auto focus (AF) cameras, both Ascend G510 & Y300 come with Huawei’s new Emotion UI (UI) has been developed keeping people before technology to let the users do more with their smartphones with ease.
Huawei Emotion UI offer a series of unique & new features to consumers – the Huawei Me Widget allows users to better utilize their Huawei smartphones screens by combining favorite contacts, Gallery, Audio Player, Weather & Clock in a single customizable widget. With five preloaded themes, users can customize their UI with themes, wallpaper and fonts to truly express their personality. The Emotion UI also features a “Smart Tutorial” that offers comprehensive assistance to help entry-level users to learn and get the most out of their smartphone experience in the shortest time. With Profiles, users can select a profile that is most suited to their current context of use. And finally, a Special dialer combines Call Log and Dialer for users’ convenience.
“We are very excited to introduce our new range in the Huawei Ascend series with Emotion UI, which lets users get the most out of their smartphones. Not only are Ascend G510 & Y300 exceptionally good-looking and power-packed smartphones, but also come with Emotion UI to let users personalize their phones to reflect their moods and personality. Backed by our pan-India service network and better prices, we are giving smarter mobile internet devices to more number of Indians.” said Victor Shan, President, Huawei Device India.
Building on the success of the Ascend range of smartphones, the Huawei Ascend G510 is the latest masterpiece in mid-range portfolio that gives exceptional product experience to the customers.
Housed in a slim 9.9 mm slim design, the Ascend G510 offers a large 4.5” FWVGA display with 854 x 480 pixel resolution that brings unsurpassed visual clarity with 16 million colors on a brighter IPS screen. Powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU for multi-tasking and supported with 1750mAh Li-Polymer battery with Huawei Power Saving Technology, the Huawei Ascend G510 ensures better and more enjoyable browsing, videos, music and office productivity on the go.
Priced at Rs 10,990, the Huawei Ascend G510 offers connectivity and file sharing with Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth and DLNA. The Ascend G510 experience is enhanced with video chatting via dual cameras – 5MP AF with LED Flashlight and 0.3 MP front and DTS for better and virtual multi-channel sounds.
Huawei also launched the Ascend Y300 smartphone, designed for young professionals looking for power and functionality not delivered by entry-level smartphones. Running on Android JellyBean operating system, the Ascend Y300 comes with 1GHz dual-core processor, large 4-inch WVGA LCD screen, IPS 5 point multi-touch screen, long-lasting 1730mAh battery enabling long standby period and Huawei’s new Emotion UI interface. Available at Rs 7,980, the Ascend Y300 includes a 5 megapixel Auto-focus camera with 0.3 megapixel front camera, added feature of 360 degree Panorama shot and a memory of 512MB RAM and a 4GB ROM.
Both Huawei Ascend G510 & Ascend Y300 are available across India via online channels like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Infibeam, HS18 and LFR outlets like Reliance Digital, Croma, Universal (South), E Zone, Spice and multi-brand Huawei Experience outlets.