China’s largest telecoms manufacturer, Huawei, is to launch its new Ascend 2 Windows Phone in Europe soon.
The Huawei Ascend W2 was launched in June in China. It comes with Windows Phone 8 and the handset features a 4.3 inch TFT display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
The handset is powered by a dual Core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM82309 processor with a clock speed of 1.4GHz and it comes with 512MB of RAM and 8GB of built in storage.
Kevin Ho, President of Handset Product Line, Huawei Consumer Business Group , says, ‘Building on the popularity of our first Windows Phone 8 device, Huawei Ascend W1, we created Ascend W2 so value-savvy people don’t have to compromise on great technology. Ascend W2 provides an enhanced visual experience and impressive stand-by time, and can be customized inside and out with splashes of color.’
The Ascend W2 includes a 5 megapixel rear camera, Bluetooth 3.0, USB 2.0, and A-GPS. Huawei says that the Ascend W2 will launch in the Netherlands and Russia this month, and it will also be available in European countries soon.