The Chinese company Huawei have released their latest Windows Phone 8 smart phone, the Ascend W2. Launched recently on Orange contract deals following its release on Vodafone, T-Mobile and O2, the Huawei Ascend W2 is the successor to the popular Ascend W1 budget phone and first Windows Phone 8 device to be announced by Huawei at the beginning of the year.
Huawei Ascend W2 Deals
These Huawei Ascend W2 cheap Orange deals start with line rental prices from just £11.99 per month offering a Free Huawei Ascend W2 smart phone and includes 500 minutes of calls anytime any network, unlimited text messaging and a generous 250MB of data to use each month.
What the Huawei Ascend W2 has to offer?
Available in a choice of four colour schemes: black, red, blue or yellow, the Huawei Ascend W2 Windows Phone 8 smart phone sports a stunning 4.3-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display, with a pixel resolution of 800 x 480p and pixel density of 217 ppi, that features TFT Magic Touch technology, an ultra-sharp 5 mega pixel rear facing camera with dedicated camera button, video capture & playback at 720p@30fps and customisable home screen to let you personalise your phone to better reflect your personality.
Powered by a more than adequate dual-core 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 512MB of RAM and backed up by a beefy 1,700 mAh battery that will provide up to an astounding 395 hours or approximately 16 days on standby and 9.5 hours of talk time, the Ascend W2 may be a budget phone but it still packs a powerful punch.
Supporting the 8GB of internal memory capacity built-in is a microSD card slot for additional expansion plus 7GB of free SkyDrive cloud storage, ideal for syncing documents once edited using the Microsoft Office suite on board and the People Hub will keep all your contacts in one place and keep you in touch and fully connected with friends and family.
In terms of size the Ascend W2 measures 134 x 67 x 9.9 mm and weighs in at 160 grams. With Bluetooth 3.0 and microUSB 2.0, transferring data is a breeze plus 3G and WiFi networks ensures internet access wherever you go so you can keep up to date when you’re on the move.
Offering great value for money the compact and slim Huawei Ascend W2 provides some healthy competition for the likes of the Nokia Lumia 520, another affordable device powered by the same impressive Windows Phone 8 software.