Huawei may not have reached yet the same peak as other major Android manufacturers, but if its recently unveiled mid-range Android smartphone–the Huawei Honor–indicates anything, it’s that Huawei seems to be on the rise.
Huawei officially unveiled today its newest Android smartphone–the Huawei Honor–equipped not just with Android 2.3.5 Gingerbread and a single core, 1.4-GHz Qualcomm processor but also with a 1,900-mAh battery pack.
Its 4-inch FWGA capacitive touchscreen can display up to 16 million colors in an aspect ratio of 16:9.
The black-cased (“Classic Black”) model will be initially available in the Asia Pacific, Russia, China, and the Middle East starting in October.
A U.S. version will also be reportedly launched in November under the name Huawei Glory. Estimated retail price is around US$300.
As the holidays near, Huawei intends to release other Huawei Honor/Glory models in a variety of colors.
Huawei’s chief marketing officer Victor Xu describes the latest Android smartphone as simple to use and advanced. The Huawei Honor/Glory also comes with “an ultra-long battery life, so critical to the performance of smartphones but yet is often downplayed,” Xu said.
The phone’s battery pack can reportedly provide enough power for up to 3 days. And, with a device thickness of 10.9 millimeters and weight of 140 grams, the device can be a perfect choice for those who wish to strike balance between device performance and budget.
The handset is also certified by the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA), ensuring its connectivity with other DLNA-certified devices.
An 8-megapixel primary camera and a 2-megapixel secondary camera are also on board.
Huawei has also opted to include its own customized user interface and a dynamic weather widget. Huawei claims the modified interface will be easy to customize and manage.
What features/specs would you like to see on Huawei’s next Android device?