Huawei has recently soft launched its first 6.1″ phablet, Ascend Mate in Pakistan. The device was one of the main attractions of CES this year and held the title of the biggest phablet until Samsung announced the Galaxy Mega.
Ascend Mate specifications:
- 6.1″ large IPS capacitive touchscreen with 720×1280 pixels resolution.
- Corning Gorilla Glass protection, can be used with gloves
- HiSilicon K3V2, Quad-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz
- 2GB of RAM and 16GB Internal storage, expandable up to 32GB
- Primary 8MP auto-focus camera with LED flash and 1MP front facing Camera
- Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 with Huawei’s home baked Emotion UI 1.5
- 4050 mAh non-removable battery
Price and Availability
Currently the Ascend Mate is available at selected outlets in the major cities of Pakistan for a price of Rs. 38,000 with one year warranty of Airlink Communication, the official distributor of Huawei devices in Pakistan.
Ascend Mate is available in two colors, crystal black and pure white.
After using this phablet for a couple of days, I am really impressed by its speed and battery timing. Though the gigantic size makes it a little bit difficult of carry but the good news is that its very slim and light weight.
We will bring you a full review and hands-on video of this device very soon, so stay tuned.