Huawei's, entry into the phablets wars, the Ascend Mate is now available for pre-order in the Philippines. The price is a surprisingly low Php16,990.
- Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- 6.1-inch PIS+ HD display (720 x 1280)
- 8 GB internal storage, expandable via a microSD card slot
- 2 GB RAM
- 1.5 GHz quad core Huawei K3V2 processor
- 8 MP primary camera, autofocus with flash
- 2 MP front camera
- 4050 mAh battery
The in-house designed Huawei K3V2 processor is as fast as the Exynos quad on the Samsung Galaxy S III. The 4050 mAh battery also promises amazing battery life.
Priced lower than the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, which is priced at Php18,900, the Huawei Ascend Mate looks like it will take the phablet crown in the Philippines. In terms of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 cannot hold a candle to the Huawei Ascend Mate. The Huawei Ascend Mate can actually slug it our with the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Note II. While the Ascend Mate does not outshine either the Mega 6.3 or the Note II, it comes close.
The Ascend Mate looks like a phone that will make Huawei, a household name in the Philippines. You can pre-order the Huawei Ascend Mate at this link.