Huawei Mate7 Compact to be announced at MWC 2015?


Huawei already announced that it would host a press event on March 1 at MWC 2015, though it didn't say what it's going to unveil then. According to Italian website HDBlog, the Chinese company could showcase a smaller version of the Ascend Mate7, possibly called Huawei Mate7 Compact (yes, without the Ascend branding).

Reportedly, the upcoming handset will sport a 5.5-inch display, so it should cater to users who are finding the 6-inch Mate7 a little bit too large. There are no other details about the alleged Mate7 Compact, but we assume the device will have a thin, metal made body, while being powered by a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin processor - just like the original Mate7 (pictured above).

Of course, other Huawei handsets are expected to be unveiled at MWC 2015, though these might not include the P8 (which should be announced at a separate event). As for the rumored Mate 8, it may be a bit too early for it to make an official appearance. But we'll be here (as well as there, at MWC) to let you know what happens in the end.

source: HDBlog (translated) via GSM Arena

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12 Comments

1. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

It seems to me that oems this year dont want to show their flagship this mwc

2. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

5.5 is still too big.

3. trollz

Posts: 62; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

That's what she said

4. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

You wish.

7. AlikMalix unregistered

GeekMovement, That's exactly what I was thinking when I saw the photo - EXACTLY!!!! +100

6. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Huawei, listen, you already made this phone with 6' screen. Now i bet you guys know that - 0.5' won't bring any big significant changes to make it "small/compact", would you please make it with 5' or less screen size. Unless u make this so-called compact phone with minimum bezel, so it would be smaller than other phones with 5' screen.

8. NihonDaisuki unregistered

This creepy, Guess a HTC One Max lip embarrassment down also use guy're it is surprise without of.

9. AlikMalix unregistered

You might wanna try typing that post again....? lol

10. NihonDaisuki unregistered

My engrish is no wrong, I because I studies engrish.

11. AlikMalix unregistered

oh... sorry... I should have realized that

12. Osagieofgod

Posts: 7; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

The screen size is okay to me. Infact in Nigeria here, we love the phone because of its size..., that's one. And two, because of it specifications. The version 8 of it should be 6", else we Nigerians will market it down on radio and TV programmes.

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