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Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands-on

Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands-on

In Barcelona this week Huawei have revealed their newest quad-core set of devices, the smartphone of this batch being the Huawei Ascend D Quad. We got a chance to get some hands-on time with the thinner of two units this week, the thicker being the extended-battery version called Ascend D Quad XL with a massive 2500 mAh battery inside. The smaller of the two feels fabulous to hold, both high quality in build and looking like Huawei put their best minds to work on the aesthetics of this beast of a device.

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Huawei MediaPad 10FHD Hands-on

Huawei MediaPad 10FHD Hands-on

It appears that it's time for Huawei to enter the quad-core game with a fury as not only have they released a smartphone and a 7-inch tablet, they've got a 10.1-inch tablet with quad-core by the name MediaPad 10FHD as well! This device runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 10.1-inch IPS LCD display at 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, and is running on Huawei's own brand new quad-core system on chip.

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Huawei Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL get official with custom quad-core processor

Huawei Ascend D Quad and D Quad XL get official with custom quad-core processor

Chinese manufacturer Huawei intends to stake its high-end claim at Mobile World Congress 2012, and they're off to a good start. The previously indicated Diamond line of devices will begin with the Ascend D Quad, featuring Huawei's very own ARM-based quad-core processor, the K3V2. We had expected them to rely on Nvidia's Tegra 3 architecture, but it looks like they're keeping it in the family. The company claims that this bit of 1.5ghz silicon helps it perform 49% faster than conventional devices (making it the "world's fastest smartphone") while improving battery life. Other major specifications include a 4.5-inch 720p touchscreen and Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Huawei to debut new Ascend D1 Q and 10-inch MediaPad at MWC

Huawei to debut new Ascend D1 Q and 10-inch MediaPad at MWC

Huawei is set to rollout new products a Mobile World Congress when the show kicks off. Some of the new products debuting will be in the company's new Diamond line of devices. All the products are expected to run Android 4.0. The new products will include a 10-inch MediaPad tablet, which is a follow-up to the original 7-inch tablet, and the company will also unveil the Ascend D1 Q.

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CES 2012 Smartphone Round-Up

CES 2012 Smartphone Round-Up

If Ultrabooks have been one of the key themes at CES 2012 this week, then smartphones have to be close behind: Motorola, Samsung, Sony and more have all rolled out new handsets to whet our cellular appetites. AT&T has pushed ahead with its eight-strong LTE range, including Nokia's first 4G Windows Phone, while Intel has also staged its long-awaited push into smartphones. It's enough to give anyone a headache, so read on for the SlashGear CES 2012 smartphone round-up.

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Huawei MediaPad joins ranks of officially licensed ICS machines

Huawei MediaPad joins ranks of officially licensed ICS machines

Though we now know that the first ever officially Google licensed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet is ASUS' Transformer Prime, there's certainly going to be a list of incoming tablets sooner than later with that same certification - Huawei's MediaPad has just been announced to be another of those devices. This tablet has been previously announced, but now it'll be pre-loaded with the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. This is the latest version of the MediaPad, then there's also the Color Series which come in shadow black, classic brown, and passion pink.

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Huawei Ascend P LTE, hands-on

Huawei Ascend P LTE, hands-on

We were here at the Huawei booth and noticed the latest version of their Ascend line of phones. The Ascend P LTE looks strikingly similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and even runs an untouched version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The OS was still pretty buggy, but it was definitely not a letdown.

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