Photo hints that the Huawei Ascend W2 will be water resistant

Photo hints that the Huawei Ascend W2 will be water resistant
Chinese handset manufacturer Huawei is teasing the Huawei Ascend W2, the second Windows Phone flavored handset from the OEM. This model will be the thinnest Windows Phone model available at 7.7mm thick. On Wednesday, Huawei's Italian division posted a picture showing the phone being submerged in water, which hints at it being just the second water resistant model on the platform. At the end of last month, serial leaker evleaks released a picture of the Huawei Ascend W2.

Today we have a list of specs to go along with the new photo, which reveals that the phone will carry a 4.3 inch display with resolution of 720 x 1280. The unit will feature a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor with 1GB of RAM on board and 16GB of native storage is included. The 8MP camera on back captures video in 1080p and the battery is listed at 2000mAh even though an earlier report said that the cell would have a 2800mAh capacity.

Huawei's caption that was published under its picture, hinted that we might see the Huawei Ascend W2 released soon. The caption reads, "June 2013: as anticipated for many rumors, a new ultra-slim attractive design will enrich the collection of smartphones Huawei!".

source: HuaweiItalia, Plaffo (translated) via WMPoweruser



1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Oh my god! The first water-resistant Windows Phone! BRING IT ON, HUAWEI! ;)

6. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

you mean the first waterproof windows phone "8" since there is already a water proof windows phone 7 Toshiba Windows Phone IS12T

9. Anti-Troll

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

7.7mm thick :) Wooah!

2. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Don't hold your breath ppl. This is going to be just another Huawei copycat product of other OEM devices. Can you guys mention even ONE original design by Huawei??? Yeah thats right, there are none. They just copy and manufacture it cheaply with those millions underpaid childs. When they got your money, they will forget you. No support, no OEM apps or anything. Gogo Nokia

3. karll1

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

haters will hate.

4. YourNightmare

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Childs already build smartphones at the backstreet?? Btt I think it's on Microsoft just got his underwater pool do smartphone. Step forward for the competition and that is good for us all

5. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Lol Altair with the market share of WP it needs all the help it can get.....

8. Anti-Troll

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

-1 :D

11. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

How come I was stating a fact....

17. Anti-Troll

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

Why did you put "lol" before stating fact?

12. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Huawei sold more smartphones last year than Nokia. What do you say to THAT? :)

15. GamePlayer

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Huawei has a lot of their original desings. Stop hating. -1 for your comment.

7. Blamae73

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

Damn, I just bought the W1...

10. Anti-Troll

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

2800 MAH Battery? O.O

13. kindlefireowner

Posts: 504; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Huawei might have sold more smartphones than Nokia last year, But I bet the Nokia customers were more satisfied.

14. Nokiiia

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

iam agree with you

16. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

Huawei did pretty well in China, only not so much elsewhere.

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