Huawei Chairman shows off 6.1-inch Ascend Smartphone

6.1-inch Ascend Mate SmartphoneWe still have a couple of weeks before CES 2013 kicks off in Las Vegas and Richard Yu Huawei Chairman is already showing off what customers can expect to see unveiled at the upcoming trade show. At a Huawei store in Guangzhou, China, the Chairman of devices showed off the Ascend Mate, a 6.1-inch quad-core smartphone that runs on Android and will feature a 1080p resolution.

The new Ascend Mate is said to be powered by a quad-core K3V3 processor that clocks at 1.8GHz, it comes in a 9.9mm frame, the screen has an impressive 361 ppi density and a 4000 mAh battery for operation. Richard Yu shared that the display is of the LTPS type, meaning low temperature polysilicon.

Huawei Ascend MateBefore the device was put on display, Huawei’s Senior Vice President Yu Chengdong confirmed the company is working on such a device. It is expected to make its official debut at CES 2013 and should cost approximately ¥3000 once released (about $480).

[Source: GSM Arena]