Huawei has revealed the Huawei Ascend W2 another windows powered handset. The W2 will be loaded with a snapdragon dual core processor and will run the windows phone 8 OS with 512MB RAM.

The handset is expected to be released in November 2013, no words as to when it will be available in India and its price tag. Ascend W2 weighs 160 grams with a 9.9mm thickness. It is powered by Dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8230) chipset clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with Adreno 305 GPU.

Front camera is missing and on the rear you will find a 5MP touch focus camera that can record 720p videos at 30fps. There is no LED flash. This single SIM handset supports 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi (b/g/n), Bluetooth 3.0 and GPS with A-GPS support. There is 512MB RAM and 8GB internal storage. SD card slot is missing (no external memory supported).

dual core windows phone 8 Huawei Ascend W2

Ascend W2 will be available in Yellow, Black, Red and Blue colors. A 1700 mAh Li-ion battery will get the handset going for up to 390 hours in standby mode. The estimated talk time is around 9 hours. W2 an upgraded version of Huawei Ascend W1 should be available in November or December this year.

By Rajeev Rana

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