Colorful Huawei W1 Windows Phone, oversize Ascend Mate phablet, and flagship Ascend D2 strike official poses

It’s not much of a secret at this point that Huawei plans to launch three exciting devices at CES 2013 next week, including its first Windows Phone 8, the W1 (pictured below in a quartet of colors). The four-inch handset, powered by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 2000mAh battery, will make Huawei just the fourth OEM to ship a WP8 device, following Nokia, HTC, and Samsung.


Perhaps even more highly anticipated is the company’s supposed record-breaking phablet, the Ascend Mate (pictured bottom), whose six-inch screen will make it one of the largest devices capable of being held up to the face for a phone call. The 720p monster should be powered by an equally hefty 3800mAh battery.


Rounding out the impressive trio should be the Ascend D2 (pictured above), whose five-inch full HD display, 1.5GHz quad-core CPU, and 13-megapixel camera make it nearly a doppelganger, specs-wise, of HTC’s popular Droid DNA / Butterfly. All-in-all, Huawei sounds like it’s really bringing its A-game to a CES that may otherwise be somewhat lean on the mobile front.



Author: @evleaks

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  • sq3

    nice looking but there’s a lot of bezel and more than enough room for buttons.

  • sany


  • Sven Hult

    Nice colors with W1…copied from Nokia.

  • Layth Mansour

    didnt know they patent and copyright colors now too

  • Suz9

    Yes because Nokia invented colors and rectangles. Nokia fanboy come across as the most ignorant especially when their brand is now closed to irrelevant.

  • Dave Weinstein


    The Ascend Mate has a 6.1″ 1080p screen, 2GB RAM, 1.8GHz quad core processor (Huawei’s own design) and a 4,000mAh battery.

    A bit of fact checking would be useful before you publish!