The Huawei B199 with quad core processing power and a 5.5 inch HD display has been launched in China. The B199 is priced at 1999 CNY ($329 approx). No word as to when this handset will be rolled out globally.

The Huawei Dual SIM B199 supports CDMA + GSM networks with dual standby mode. It is powered by 1.6GHz Snapdragon quad core chipset (different from K3V2). Android 4.3 Jelly Bean coupled with Emotion UI 2.0 runs the show with 2GB RAM and 16GB on board internal storage. External SD card is also supported.

A 13 Megapixel auto focus camera is also included on the rear with LED flash and a 5 Megapixel front camera that can be used for video calls. The multi touch capacitive touch screen is 5.5 inches with 1280×720 pixels resolution.

CDMA+GSM quad core Huawei B199

Key features are 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS with GLONASS and Bluetooth. Battery is of a 3000 mAh capacity. Another interesting thing is that this handset can be used to charge other devices using a dedicated cable. The Huawei B119 is expected to hit the Chinese markets on 20th January 2014. No word about the global launch.

By Rajeev Rana

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