Huawei Ascend D quad Hands-on Review
0. phoneArena posted on 27 Feb 2012, 13:06
The most interesting new phone by Huawei at MWC was the quad-core Huawei Ascend D Quad – a top-end model that will try to capture the hearts of all the geeks
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1. Snap123 posted on 27 Feb 2012, 13:39 10 1
Wow people should stop writing reviews if they cant even get the specs of the smartphone right. This D quad does not have a Tegra 3. It has Huawei own made K3V2 chip.
No wonder I'm seeing a lot of people confused at different sites. These reviewers cant even get facts right.
6. Habib posted on 27 Feb 2012, 14:09 4 1
calm down guy, i m sure it was phone arena in the first hands on that told you that it runs on K3V2.. huawei's own processor based ARM CORTEX A9( or something with an "A")
7. Snap123 posted on 27 Feb 2012, 14:28 5 2
First off biophone lets be real its not a typo. Thats like saying the guy mean to type phone instead of phoen.
And Habib no i got it off engadget while i was watching the streaming blog of Huawei press conference.
I know there is a lot of hype over the quad core tegra 3 right now so maybe this reviewer just assume it was a tegra 3. Maybe on the information spec card it just said quad core processor. It was a shocker to me to here that Huawei made its own quad core processor the K3V2.
Not everyone is well informed so readers might believe that it has a Tegra 3 when it doesnt. Not trying to insult the author or anything
10. Ray.S posted on 27 Feb 2012, 16:17 9 0
Hey guys, it's been a very long day here at MWC. Sorry for the mistake - the handset does indeed run on Huawei's own K3V2 quad-core processor. We fixed this in the article. Thanks for the feedback!
2. biophone posted on 27 Feb 2012, 13:42 0 0
I think there is a mistake it says tegra 3 when infact it runs hauwei on proccesor. AnyWay love the worlds most powerful smartphone and this looks stock so it will most likekly be good with updates too.
3. squallz506 posted on 27 Feb 2012, 13:43 0 0
check the backlight bleed on the capacitive buttons. yuck.
5. cepcamba posted on 27 Feb 2012, 13:59 4 0
Powerful hardware, cheap materials (body), optimized software, low-price tag. I'd go for a phone like that. :) The recent crop of quad-cores are really good but I'm assuming the Ascend D quad will be the least expensive. It almost ticks all my boxes except that the materials aren't that cheap, and apparently they didn't do anything to the software (though custom roms should take care of that), and I'm not sure about the price.
8. Chronos posted on 27 Feb 2012, 14:52 4 0
Besides the Galaxy S III, the Huawei Ascend D Quad is the only other smartphone I'm excited for this year.
9. redrooster13 posted on 27 Feb 2012, 15:35 0 0
I want a D quad xl. Although if att gets it will be the lte one. Why cant they make a d quad xl lte?
11. rockstarlive posted on 27 Feb 2012, 17:29 0 0
Looks nice......but Huawei doesn't seem to have much of a UI.
I guess its good or bad.
18. nnaatthhaannx2 posted on 05 Mar 2012, 21:20 0 0
yea, i noticed that also.....
probably good, not sure how Huawei's would turn out, lol
19. remixfa posted on 05 Mar 2012, 21:24 1 0
there is no extra UI on this device, its stock ICS, which is great news.
20. seanwil12 posted on 07 Mar 2012, 11:49 1 0
I completely agree. If they want phones with bloatware, go right on ahead. ;)
12. thephoneguy92 posted on 27 Feb 2012, 17:50 0 0
Oh man, I can't wait to waste so much money buying all of these phones without a contract. It's looking like it will be a great year for phones!
16. myproffs posted on 29 Feb 2012, 08:31 0 0
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17. the_EDJ posted on 04 Mar 2012, 10:51 0 0
The capacitive buttons are a turn off. If my next phone is not the Sprint Galaxy Nexus, I'll hold out for a phone that gets rid of the buttons. Just a personal preference.
Love that it's stock ICS too. HTC makes the best custom launcher, but I'm sick of that.