Back at Mobile World Congress we went hands-on with the Huawei Ascend D Quad and at that time, it was mentioned the device could potentially start shipping in June. Recent reports, however, indicate that may have been a little premature, as the device won't even go into mass production until June with shipments now expected to be rolling out in July.
As Huawei's 2012 flagship, the Ascend D Quad isn't short on specs. It comes loaded with Ice Cream Sandwich, with a 4.5 inch IPS HD (1280 x 720) display and an 8MP camera. It's powered by Huawei's own 1.2GHz quad-core processor, which looks every bit as impressive as the more widely-used NVIDIA Tegra 3. However, if the shipment dates are accurate then Huawei will be competing for sales against the like of the HTC One X, as well a rumored high-end device from Samsung.
Source: CNMO; via: Unwired View
"It's powered by Huawei's own 1.2GHz quad-core processor, which looks every bit as impressive as the more widely-used NVIDIA Tegra 3." If benchmarks are to be believed (and I'm not saying that they are), it's quite superior to the Tegra 3.
yeah but knowing its from china, its probably overclocked and will burn out in a year. plus it has no companion core, we like those!
So what if the CPU was built in China? Don't see you complaining that your phone has burnt out yet. Probably most if not all your phone's components have been made in China. Heck, I would go as far as saying that some components of your phone may contain parts that were designed in China as well. There's a lot of design centres that exist in China from large companies like Qualcomm, Intel, and etc.
Agree, I don't get why people think that "China=Crap Quality", when almost everything they're using is made in China (even more in electronics). Many things made in China are good and many others don't, so it doesn't depend on the country but on each brand/company that design and produce the phone. Huawei is not known for high end products, but that doesn't mean they aren't allowed to change their strategy and create better products. And maybe a new mobile giant is being born!
Plans to keep up with changes, come on
This and the XL version I am looking forward to.
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