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Huawei Ascend W1

Specifications

Huawei Ascend W1Notebook: Huawei Ascend W1 (Ascend Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 305
Display: 4.0 inch, , 800x480 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.125kg
Price: 219 euro
Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 37%, features: 40%, display: 84% mobility: 99%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 68%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Huawei Ascend W1

87% Review Huawei Ascend W1 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
Huawei Gets things done. Huawei now releases a Windows 8 smartphone on the market dubbed Ascend W1. It features a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 MSM8230 SoC and a 4 GB internal flash memory. With a street price of below 200 Euros (~$259), it wants to cater to new smartphone users and price conscious buyers.
The company's first WP8 device is promising, yet flawed
Source: Engadget English
Huawei's Ascend W1 is a well-crafted device that'll impress anyone making their first tentative steps into the world of smartphones. If you're only motivated by price, aren't fussed about the limited storage options and won't be taking a lot of pictures, then this is an eminently sensible purchase.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2013
The company's first WP8 device is promising, yet flawed
Source: Engadget English
Huawei's Ascend W1 is a well-crafted device that'll impress anyone making their first tentative steps into the world of smartphones. If you're only motivated by price, aren't fussed about the limited storage options and won't be taking a lot of pictures, then this is an eminently sensible purchase.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/13/2013

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


S4 Plus MSM8230: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.0": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.125 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-06-18)