Huawei Ascend Mate To Hit Australia This Week

  • 6.1-inch HD display
  • Magic Touch technology
  • 8.0-megapixel camera with HDR

Huaweid Device made the announcement today that the Ascend Mate smartphone will soon be available in Australia.

  • 6.1-inch HD display
  • Magic Touch technology
  • 8.0-megapixel camera with HDR

Huaweid Device made the announcement today that the Ascend Mate smartphone will soon be available in Australia.

The Ascend Mate features a 6.1-inch HD display giving it a screen-to-body ratio of 73%. The screen is an IPS+ LCD type with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels and is protected by Corning’s Gorilla glass panel.

In terms of performance, the Ascend Mate packs a 1.5GHz quad-core processor complemented by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of on-board storage. This phone also supports five 3G frequency bands plus four GSM bands making it very handy for international travellers. Moreover, its dual-antenna design supports high-power data transmission and is optimised to increase network perception by up to 2.5dB for an equivalent of 20-30% increase in overall network coverage.

In the imaging and audio department, the phone packs an 8.0-megapixel auto focus rear-facing camera with HDR and a 1.0-megapixel HD front facing camera. The phone also utilises dual-microphone noise-reduction technology, a Dolby sound system and stereo recording.

The Ascend Mate will have Huawei’s own Emotion UI on top of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The device will also feature several software enhancements including the company’s Magic Touch technology that helps improve display responsiveness, a duo of power management features namely: QPC (Quick Power Control) and ADRX (Automated Discontinuous Reception) power saving technology that allows the phone’s 4050mAh battery to last for up to two days on a single charge.

The Huawei Ascend Mate will be available in crystal black and will be on sale in Australia at Harvey Norman on April 20 with a RRP of $429 with a Bonus Boost $40 prepaid starter kit. 

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