Huawei Ascend D Quad coming to Europe in October

Huawei Ascend D Quad coming to Europe in October
If there is one thing that smartphone aficionados don't like, that is to be given a glimpse at a super cool, top-of-the-line smartphone and then having to wait for ages before the said device actually hits the market. Sadly, that is what's going on with the Huawei Ascend D Quad, which we first saw over four months ago at MWC. Huawei's first quad-core smartphone will be released in August, reports The Inquirer, but only to customers in China. The smartphone's release on the European market is currently being planned for October of this year.

When the Huawei Ascend D Quad was announced, plans were that the smartphone will be out by the end of 2012's second quarter. Then came the first delay, which moved the device's release date to July, after which problems with the quad-core K3V2 chip caused the launch to be postponed again, this time until August.

For those who need a refresher, the Huawei Ascend D Quad has a custom-made quad-core processor ticking at 1.2GHz, a 4,5-inch 720p display, and an 8-megapixel camera. The battery inside it has a capacity of 1,800mAh, and for those of you who don't find that enough, a model known as the Ascend D Quad XL with a 2,500mAh battery is coming as well. 

All in all, the Huawei Ascend D Quad will be a late arrival to the quad-core party, although it was once touted as the world's most powerful smartphone. It will be facing tough competition, yet who knows, it might not be that bad of a pick after all, as long as it carrier a decent price tag.

source: The Inquirer via Neowin

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  • Display 4.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Huawei K3V2, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1800 mAh

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7 Comments

1. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

So long? By that time,we will be waiting for the galaxy note 2.

2. Piotrek007

Posts: 119; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

That's exactly why I bought Galaxy S III... I was really waiting for this Huawei, because it will be much smaller than S III and almost with the same power, but I can't wait half a year just to buy it... such a shame -.-

3. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Technical specifications and design looks not bad, but I don't know much about Huawei quality.

4. thunderising

Posts: 232; Member since: Nov 25, 2011

Too late for an ICS phone?

5. gwuhua1984

Posts: 1237; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

The Huawei brand just doesn't impress me. The picture there look nice but feel un-original.

6. khan01

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 27, 2012

Huawei is the best mobile brand in the world. The mian advantage in this phone is 10MB internal memory ang 32GB memory expasion . I like this phone becauses of qualcomm’s latest soc hardware. quad

7. xcouser

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 12, 2012

The trouble with huawei phones is when they go wrong you cant get them fixed .My ideos x5 has been with the repairer (SBE)since May waiting for a new component.The flooding in Thailand apparently has caused a shortage of parts .I've been told it will be August before my part comes and my phone is fixed,scandalous I know but what can I do?

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