Is a 6.1-inch Windows Phone 8 handset by Huawei to be announced at MWC?
While speaking with a Huawei representative at the CES floor, CNET was told that the Chinese company was developing a couple of "innovative" Windows Phone 8 smartphones, and that one of them was a handset similar to the Huawei Ascend Mate. Allegedly, the device will be on display at MWC next month, but further details about it were not disclosed during the conversation.
1. Birds posted on 07 Jan 2013, 20:02 1 0
Possibly, but I'm waiting to see of Microsoft will come to fruition with my hypothesis....
6. Birds posted on 07 Jan 2013, 22:10 1 0
Not quite, just a slight boost in the resolution WP8 supports...from 768 x 1280 to 768 x 1366.....it will allow phones to have up to 5 inch screens while retaining the 300 PPI+. But it's just me. For me though, 5 inches is as big as I'll go. I seriously had my doubts about the HTC Droid DNA till I used it....and it was a pleasant surprise....And as a WP8 fan I think that a HTC super phone with a 5 inch screen, having the resolution of 768 x 1366, at a ppi of 313 would just be awesome.....But they'd IMHO have to put the best camera on their cell phone's to date.....JS....
7. MC1123 posted on 07 Jan 2013, 22:17 0 0
yeah..hate those limits... android now has 1080p HD screen...even though 720p is still kinda HD but it will be outdated!! microsoft should support HD screen...and lessen the restriction on manufacturers! allow them to choose varity of screen size just like android!
8. freebee269 posted on 07 Jan 2013, 22:45 0 0
WP8 does support it, microsoft just has to "turn the switch on" in the code.
9. Birds posted on 07 Jan 2013, 22:50 0 0
Windows Phone 8 is a great operating system, but it's biggest problem is definitely the restrictions OEMs have one it. If it is going to be like this then why doesn't Microsoft release Windows Phone 8 under uni-branded monikers such as "surface phone"? It is a dumb marketing strategy at this point. Microsoft should allow for at least 8 core support (Can anyone say extremely future proof, even if WP8 doesn't need it), displays up to 1080p, better landscape support, more apps, and most importantly, OEM breakaway differentiation....
At this point, WP8 won't gain the traction android will, and it hurts to say. To be honest, the people I surveyed for my SS fair project said that either WP8 is aesthetically unpleasing or just doesn't have that pop that android or IOs has.
Although, those are opinions of random people, they are opinions Microsoft needs to take seriously, and needs to think outside the box with....The best way to do so is just to lessen the reins on OEMs when it comes to WP8....IMHO
13. freebee269 posted on 08 Jan 2013, 08:33 0 0
this took me a whole 1min to look up. would have been nice if you did this also before giving false info.
2. tumchaaditya posted on 07 Jan 2013, 20:29 6 0
People have gone crazy about the screen size...
5. Ruckus posted on 07 Jan 2013, 21:39 1 0
Ha.. Anyone remember when every company was rushing to make their phones smaller and smaller?? We did a 180 in just a few years!!
10. Phaze0085 posted on 07 Jan 2013, 23:14 0 0
I would totally want such a phone if it ever came to light.
11. jackhammeR posted on 08 Jan 2013, 05:35 0 0
sorry..but a phone's screen above 5 inches is an unpractical gimmick...try to handle it with one hand
12. jove39 posted on 08 Jan 2013, 08:04 0 0
At 6.1 inches, It doesn't need WP8...instead W8RT is better option.
14. 7thspaceman posted on 08 Jan 2013, 09:10 0 0
Folks when smart phones get above 5 inches you use a blue headset to send and receive
Phone calls on them and you wear a blazer jacket or big pocket vest or a phone case that attaches to your belt. you have dress right to use them.