In a new move to re-enter the market with a bang, Huawei has launched the new Ascend D2 phablet (phone cum tablet) with a killer 5-inch screen, 13 megapixel camera with 1080p recording and a 3000mAH battery.
The display panel on the Ascend 2 is a FHD IPS+ 443 ppi “Super Retina” LCD with 1,080 x 1,920 resolution. As for the camera, the 13-megapixel BSI shooter has an f/2.2 aperture, a 5P lens and a hybrid IR filter. Audio-wise, “super hands free” will allow you to talk to the device (and hear the conversation) up to 2 meters away. It has a whopping 3,000 mAH battery which is optimized by the company’s QPC and ADRX power-saving tech that helps reduce power consumption.
Huawei’s Official Press-Release for Ascend D2
The Huawei Ascend D2 has a 5-inch Super Retina fast response IPS panel display and a resolution of up to 1920 x 1080, perfect for full HD 1080 video playback. With its 443 PPI, the Ascend D2 provides unprecedented color accuracy and clarity. Protected by the anti-scratch Corning® Gorilla® glass, and the dust and water resistant IPX 5/4, the Ascend D2 is tough enough to withstand everyday use.
The Huawei Ascend D2 features a 13MP BSI rear-facing camera with detail capturing technology and an ISO sensitivity level higher than other smartphones in this category. Huawei Ascend D2 also has a tailored manual color temperature adjustment function to provide a professional-level photography experience.
Huawei Ascend D2’s 3000mAh battery is optimized by Huawei’s QPC and ADRX smart power-saving technology. Leveraging Huawei’s more than 20 years of telecommunications know-how, QPC technology lowers battery consumption by automatically turning off the transmitter circuit when data transmission is not in use. Its ADRX technology identifies and automatically adjusts the DRX cycle based on the network status, reducing power consumption during standby mode by over 20 percent. In addition, Huawei’s proprietary fast battery charging technology enables the Huawei Ascend D2 to be fully charged in 30 percent less time than its takes other smartphones under the same electricity conditions.
The Huawei Ascend D2’s ‘swift sharing’ makes it easier than ever to share. With a Wi-Fi connection, uploading pictures, videos and other files is two- to three-times faster with the Ascend D2 than other smartphones in the market. Its ‘super hands-free’ function transforms the Ascend D2 into a conversation sharing portal to receive sounds within a radius of 1.5m. The Ascend D2 also supports Dolby® surrounding sound and stereo recording.
The Huawei Ascend D2 has a stylish and elegant design with an aluminum body and metal frame. Weighing just 170g and measuring 9.9mm thin, its curved design fits comfortably in the hand. Available in pure white and crystal blue, the Huawei Ascend D2 will also be produced in a 4.7-inch screen version. The Huawei Ascend D2 will be on sale in China in January 2013, and in Japan in the future.
The Huawei Ascend D2 will be on sale in China in January 2013, and in Japan in the future.