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LAS VEGAS: CHINESE HARDWARE MAKER Huawei unveiled its latest Ascend Mate 2 smartphone at the CES conference on Monday, claiming that its advanced LTE connectivity and battery saving technology make it the ideal choice for power users.
Key features include a 6.1in enhanced low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) in-plane switching (IPS) display, Cat4 LTE connectivity and sizeable 4,050mAh battery. Huawei claims that the Ascend Mate 2's advanced LTE technology will let users download 1GB movie files in one minute. The battery is also listed as being able to last for two full days with "constant use" on one charge.
Huawei also revealed that the Ascend Mate 2 offers two processor choices, a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8928 1GHz processor or Huawei's quad-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A9 processor. The smartphone features 2GB of RAM, a 5MP front camera and a 13MP rear snapper.
There is no word yet on the Ascend Mate 2's price or UK release date. µ
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