Richard Yu, chairman of Huawei devices, took the stage today (Sunday Feb 26) at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2012, and made some pretty bold assertions and promises. More specifically, the Chairman of one of Android’s rising stars told us that the Ascend D Quad and Quad XL smartphones will be powered by a specially made quad-core chip from Huawei themselves called the K3V2. Not only did Huawei choose not to follow the crowd and put a Tegra 3 chip in their new devices, but they also claim that the Ascend D Quad and Quad XL are the “world’s fastest”. Although they are the first to announce a quad-core phone at MWC 2012, there is reason to believe that [...]
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The year 2011 was all about “dual core” becoming the standard for high-end smartphones. And we have all witnessed what yesteryear’s superphones like the Samsung Galaxy S II, DROID RAZR MAXX, and others are capable of. The following phones are much more powerful than anything released last year, and for this upcoming generation of devices, even more.
So, what next? This year, chip-makers have come forth with quad core processors supporting mobile multitasking comparable to the performance of a desktop computer of a few years ago, powered by Tegra 3 SoC’s and TI’s OMAP [...]
Just last week, we posted a rumor that Huawei was planning to release the ‘fastest smartphone yet’ at the upcoming Mobile World Congress. On that similar post, we told you guys that the Ascend D1 Q was the device speculated to be given this new title by the company.
Today, we found these teaser images of the device on the Weibo (Chinese Twitter) account of Huawei’s marketing team. Even though they did not mention anything specific about the device on these images, the Ascend D1 Q is looking sleek and a whole range of sorts. Considering Huawei has always been known for its cheap, entry level devices; the Ascend D1 Q is certainly a rise above the rest.
As for its [...]