Telecom Lead Asia: Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei will release two more Ascend series of
smartphones in India. According to The Mobile Indian, Ascend Y200 and Ascend
G300 are likely to reach Indian stores this month itself.
Huawei Ascend Y200 is based on Android 2.3 operating system
and is powered by 800 Mhz Qualcomm MSM7225A Snapdragon Cortex-A5 processor. The
smartphone also comes with Aderno 200 graphics processing unit with 256 MB RAM.
Additional features include 3.15 megapixel primary camera, WiFi, Bluetooth,
micro USB port, upto 32 GB of expandable memory slot, 1250 mAh battery.
Huawei Ascend G300 is also powered by Android 2.3 operating
system. It is more powerful than Y200 as it has 1 Ghz processor, 512 MB RAM, 4
inch display and a 5 megapixel autofocus camera. It too has Bluetooth, WiFi,
micro USB port for connectivity.
Huawei has not revealed the price of these phones. Experts
estimate the price would be around Rs.10,000.
Meanwhile Vodafone announced it will update Huawei Ascend
G300 handset with Ice Cream Sandwich to free it from the shackles of
Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system,” TechRadar reported. The phone was
launched for $100 in UK in April.
Huawei recently launched its
Ascend D1 smartphones in China. Ascend D1, a dual-core Android 4.0 ICS
smartphone, is available in the Chinese market through various e-commerce
platforms including Vmall.com, Huawei’s online shopping mall.
The smartphone will soon be available to consumers in Russia
through LANCK Telecom from August.