Huawei announces Ascend G6, goes on sale starting Q1, 2014

Huawei Ascend G6In addition to the new tablets and TalkBand B1 accessory, Huawei has also announced the new Ascend G6 smartphone, which will be released in both 3G and 4G LTE variants around the world. According to the company the 3G version will go on sale in Q1, 2014, while Ascend G6 4G will be available starting April, 2014.

“Huawei Ascend G6 4G is a stylish, colorful, and lightning fast smartphone designed to break down barriers. With its handy 4G LTE connectivity, easy-to-use interface and dynamic cameras offering a multitude of photographic opportunities, Huawei is delivering on our promise to ‘Make it Possible’ for more people around the world,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group.

The smartphone features a 4.5-inch qHD display, quad-core 1.2 GHz processor, 2000 mAh battery and Android 4.3 with Emotion UI 2.0. The Ascend G6 also packs 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with BSI and 5MP front camera as well as the usual connectivity options including NFC.

“Ascend G6 4G offers an enhanced smartphone camera experience with Huawei’s proprietary self-focus tips and preview screen. The four plastic element (4P) lens featured on the 5-megapixel front-facing camera provides audio controlled spontaneous snapping, auto-scene recognition and auto-facial enhancement. Add an extra dimension with the ‘Voice Photo’ function that takes a photo and records a 10-second audio clip to accompany it, shareable via Facebook and WeChat,” Huawei noted in a press release.

According to the company, the smartphone will be priced starting 249 euros.

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