As it was expected, Huawei unveiled the Ascend D2 as part of its CES press conference in Las Vegas. Official revealing of the details about the handset was actually just a formality, since the rumors about this device have been leaking day and night recently. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the Huawei Ascend D2 – the manufacturer’s new flagship smartphone – water and dust resistant 5-inch phablet with full HD display.
Huawei Ascend D2 – Overview
The handset, with its aluminium body and metal frame, weighs 6 ounces (170 grams) and is 0.39 inches (9.9 mm) thick. It comes with a 5-inch Super Retina IPS display with 1920 x 1080 resolution, which works out to a very impressive pixel density of 443 ppi. The screen is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass for extra protection, which together with dustproof and waterproof capabilities, makes the Ascend D2 a durable device.
Beyond the screen with an impressive pixel density, under the hood is a 1.5 GHz quad-core K3V3 processor driving the handset with 2 GB of RAM and a hefty 3000 mAh battery with QPC and ADRX smart power-saving technology provides power. According to manufacturer, the Ascend D2 features Huawei’s power saving technology that improve standby time by up to 20% and 30% faster charging time.
The Huawei Ascend D2, like other 5-inchers at CES, also features a 13 megapixel BSI camera with f/2.2 aperture, 5P lens and hybrid IR filter, 2 megapixel front camera, 32 GB internal storage and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The device does not offer expandable memory card slot.
So far, Huawei did not reveal any details about pricing, and as for availability in the US. All we know that the handset will be launched in China this month and a bit later in Japan.
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