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G'Day Mate: Huawei brings its 6.1 inch Huawei Ascend Mate to the Outback

0. phoneArena posted on 17 Apr 2013, 03:43

Looking to move up in the world as a producer of high-end handsets, Chinese manufacturer has brought its 6.1 inch giant Huawei Ascend Mate to Australia where it is priced at 429 AUD ($444 USD); despite the size of the device, Huawei has made it possible to control most for the user to select a setting that outs everything on the screen in reach of a thumb...

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posted on 17 Apr 2013, 04:17

1. WinC76 (unregistered)

In Australia, a less than $500 phone is considered quite cheap. Nexus 4 if you buy it in stores cost more than that (close to $500).

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 04:27

2. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4293; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

With the huge battery capacity of 4050mAh, i wonder why they're worried about pumping the resolution to 1080p.
Doesn't make sense unless the processor is power hungry.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 04:49

3. Bozzor (Posts: 188; Member since: 02 May 2012)

I'm going to go out on a limb and state that from 2013 until about early 2015, we're going to experience really the last of the phones that struggle to make it through a day of heavy usage, so this reason not to give a 1080p screen due to battery concerns (despite a 4050 mAh behemoth) is no longer going to apply. I'm optimistic for 2 reasons: firstly, we are now heading into CPU designs that at

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 06:31 1

5. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4293; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)

Hey, are you ok?
Did you pass out before you finished?

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 06:16 1

4. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)

Geez......they're damn slow! Launching it on April 20th in Australia?

I'm disappointed of the "slowness"! Hurry, Huawei, FASTER!

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