Huawei’s first ever Windows Phone 8 smartphone, Ascend W1, is now available in the Globe Telecoms roster of devices. You can get the Ascend W1 free at Plan 499.
This 4-inch WVGA (480x800p) phone is treated with IPS LCD touchpanel and packs in 233 ppi density. Design-wise, it is a stunning and stylish alternative for consumers looking for great Windows Phone OS technology at a price that’s easy on the pocket.
With the Best-Ever MySuperPlan, subscribers get more than what they pay for with a plan value that’s almost twice the value of prepaid load. Plan 499 gives subscribers a plan value of P900 monthly, which can be consumed to avail of a combination of call, text or surf services.
The Ascend W1 is 10.15 mm thin and the high-end Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 MSM8230 dual-core 1.2 GHz processors and Adreno 305 GPU. With a 1950 mAh battery, the Ascend W1 has 470 hours of standby time, the longest among all smartphones in its class. The Ascend W1 features a visually iconic design inspired by a tropical island and comes in blue and white.
Other key features are a 4 GB internal storage expandable up to 32 GB via microSD, 512 MB RAM, and 5 MP rear camera and VGA front camera.
Huawei Ascend W1 Specifications
1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon S4 processor
124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5mm, 130g
4-inch WVGA (800x480) IPS capacitive display, 233ppi
4-point multi-touch feature with OGS Technology
Adreno 305 GPU
512MB of RAM
4GB of internal storage
microSD support up to 32GB
5MP autofocus camera with LED flash720p at 30 fps HD video recording
VGA (0.3MP) front camera
(No NFC and FM radio)
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
HSDPA 21Mbps / HSUPA 5.76Mbps
GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Quad-band)
3G (UMTS 900/2100)
Windows Phone 8 OS
Li-Ion 1,950mAh battery
Blue, White, Red and Black
Free at MySuperPlan 499