Huawei Ascend D1 Q to hop on the quad-core bandwagon come MWC

Huawei Ascend D1 Q to hop on the quad-core bandwagon come MWC
Huawei's value-for-money Android offerings are starting to make a dent in our collective geeky conscience, and the latest rumor confirms that the company is determined to continue that trend.

Come MWC in two weeks, Huawei Ascend D1 Q is expected to be announced, with quad-core Tegra 3 CPU of its own, making it one of the first such smatphones unveiled. The device will allegedly be part of a new Diamond series, which is to entail  “the fastest and most high-performing smartphones.

This Diamond series is a step up from the Platinum one, where the thinnest Android handset, the Huawei P1 S belongs, which we saw announced at the CES expo last month. 

Besides the quad-core Ascend D1 Q, at the MWC Huawei is expected to unveil a new tablet, the MediaPad 10, which, judging from the name, will be a 10-incher, and likely feature Android Ice Cream Sandwich onboard. Whatever Huawei announces, we are pretty positive it will set a new precedent for pricing compared to features, so we can't wait to handle the Huawei Ascend D1 Q and the MediaPad 10 in two weeks.

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8 Comments

1. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I have a feeling this phone will be the biggest bomb of the MWC..

2. ivanprskalo

Posts: 124; Member since: Dec 09, 2010

It won't. It is Hauwei for Gods sake. I would still rather buy Motorola Razr Maxx or Xperia S (or ion) or something from HTC similarly priced as those three above, than Hauwei. Ok, not to be completely unfair, I would buy it if its price would be half of those (overpriced) brands {talking about Apple here...} new phones - but only for my second phone, because when it comes to those (un-proven) brands, you never know when it will die on you....

3. Firedrops

Posts: 254; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

"un-proven"? Huawei has been HUGE in China(the biggest market for an extensive variety of commodities, mobile phones included), for almost 2 decades. Their reputation in China is similar to that of Samsung or Apple in U.S. Crawl out of your little hole and take a look at the world before labelling brands as "un-proven".

4. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

dude, huawei is big.. you just don't know it.. it is one of the main player in wireless industry.. this is not some unproven brands.. you've got yourself a google-powered android phone, use that to search about huawei.. stop living in cave..

5. SleepingOz unregistered

I just love your comment! hahaha

8. Jehan

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Hi ,guys, I think when you send the message,you already use more huawei equipment, every day you communicate with others through huawei equipment , Wherever you go in the world !

6. GeekMovement unregistered

The Diamond series sounds awesome, looking forward to the releases!

7. BioTek

Posts: 53; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

That was rather quick of Huawei to develop a quad-core smartphone. The more information revealed about what the company is doing the more I'm anticipating the release of their phones. I also love the name of their 2 series, Diamond and Platinum.

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