Huawei, as expected, has today officially launched the Ascend Mate in India. The 6.1-inch phablet, which became available on Infibeam last week, will now be available at retail stores across the country for Rs 24,900. Also Read - Huawei Ascend Mate hands-on and first impressionsAlso Read - Huawei Ascend Mate vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3
The specifications remain similar to the device that was first showcased at CES earlier this year. The phablet flaunts a 6.1-inch IPS (720 1280 pixels) display with Magic Touch technology, similar to the one on Nokia Lumia 920 that allows users to use gloves with the panel. Also Read - Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch phablet available online for Rs 28,900 ahead of its expected launch on June 18
It is powered by a quad-core Huawei K3V2 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and paired with 2GB of RAM. Other features included on the device are an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1-megapixel front camera, expandable memory up to 32GB, and a massive 4,050mAH battery that has a fast charge mode, and according to the company, delivers performance equal to a 5,000mAh battery.
Connectivity-wise, the device supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean wrapped in Huawei s Emotion UI. In terms of competition, the Ascend Mate will be up against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II among others.