Huawei Announces Another Phone With Reverse Charging Feature

Bright and massive displays, Wi-Fi and LTE radios are the top drainers of battery when it comes to smartphones and other mobile devices. So it’s a little cool when you see a smart device that packs a massive battery. And it’s even more amazing when you see that device charge other gadgets using its big battery. Chinese manufacturer Huawei did just that with the Ascend Mate 2 4G which was announced…

 

Bright and massive displays, Wi-Fi and LTE radios are the top drainers of battery when it comes to smartphones and other mobile devices. So it’s a little cool when you see a smart device that packs a massive battery. And it’s even more amazing when you see that device charge other gadgets using its big battery.

Chinese manufacturer Huawei did just that with the Ascend Mate 2 4G which was announced at the recently concluded Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas and features a reverse charging functionality that allow it to charge other devices using its own battery. Today, Huawei unveiled another phone that offers the same charging ability but at a lower price point.

Huawei’s dual-SIM B199 will be offered for US$330 and comes with a 3000mAh battery that features reverse charging.

Other notable features of the B199 include a 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage which can be expandable, a 5.5-inch 720 display and a 13MP+5MP camera combo.

The Huawei B199 will be available initially in China starting January 20. No word yet on global availability.

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