x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.

Huawei Ascend

Posted
Oct 6, 2010
Market status
Released
Release date
Nov 15, 2010

US carrier availability

Discontinued: MetroPCS, Cricket

Pros

No pros

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (165 ppi)
  • Single-core processor
  • Too little RAM memory (256 MB RAM)
  • Low-resolution camera (3.2 megapixels)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Lacks a standard (3.5mm) headphones jack
  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment
  • No front-facing camera

Share

embed

Description

The Huawei Ascend features a 3.5” HVGA touchscreen, 3.2-megapixel fixed-focus camera, EV-DO Rev.A, and Android 2.1.

Do you ...?




Unlock this phone Compare

Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.1)
  • Dimensions:
    • 4.57 x 2.44 x 0.55 inches (116 x 62 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.76 oz (135 g)
      the average is 4.8 oz (137 g)

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 3.5 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 320 x 480 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 165 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • LCD
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 50.70 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144
  • Touchscreen:
      • Yes
  • Features:
    • Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • 3.2 megapixels
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes

Hardware

  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Single core, 528 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 256 MB RAM / 512 MB ROM
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC up to 16 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 5.00 hours
      the average is 11 h (678 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 10.4 days (250 hours)
      the average is 20 days (479 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 1500 mAh

Multimedia

  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter

Technology

  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes
specifications continue after the ad

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.1, EDR
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones (72 voices), Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Compass
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M4, T4
    • Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Shopping information

  • MSRP price:
    • $ 179

To see the full specifications with in-depth details click here.

This device is also known as Huawei M860


Despite our efforts to provide full and correct Huawei Ascend specifications, there is always a possibility of making a mistake. If you see any wrong or incomplete data, please LET US KNOW.


If you are interested in using our specs commercially, check out our Phone specs database licensing page.


User circle

112joe

Want it

ajwking1

Want it

ak19061

Want it

alx35

Had it

andrew08

Had it

andynaija

Had it

AnthonyBuc

Had it

aron.roche

Have it

awestun

Have it

belieber19

Had it

bl3203

Have it

blackrose8

Want it

briylo

Want it

BSTManCMc

Had it

bterry72

Have it

bwal3179

Want it

CHANGO5765

Want it

chiickmunk

Have it

clark7474

Have it

Curprice

Want it

Partners

iPad 2 Cases
MaxCDN

Latest stories