Huawei Ascend G6, MediaPad M1, MediaPad X1 launched at MWC

Huawei Ascend G6, MediaPad M1, MediaPad X1 launched at MWC
Huawei has launched three new devices - Ascend G6 smartphone as well as tablets MediaPad M1 and MediaPad X1 - at the GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 in Barcelona.

Notably, Huawei has announced that Ascend G6 smartphone 3G model will be available in Q1 2014, while a 4G variant will be available starting April this year. Huawei MediaPad devices on the other hand will be available in Q1 2014.

According to the company, the MediaPad X1 tablet will hit the China, Russia, Western Europe, the Middle East, Japan and Latin American markets initially, while the MediaPad M1 tablet will be available in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, China, Japan, Asia Pacific, Australia and Latin America. However, the company has not revealed the pricing of any of the devices.


The Huawei Ascend G6 runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with company's Emotion UI 2.0 on top. It features a 4.5-inch qHD display and offers 245ppi pixel density. The Ascend G6 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor (unspecified chipset) and the 4G variant supports internet speed up to 150 Mbps (4G LTE-enabled). The Ascend G6 sports a 7.85mm slim profile and weighs 115grams. The Ascend G6 4G will be available in black with light gunmetal grey or rose gold highlights, and in white with pink or champagne gold. The Ascend G6 (3G model) will be available black, blue, gold, pink, and white. The Ascend G6 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera and also includes a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It packs a 2000mAh battery and supports NFC connectivity.


The Huawei MediaPad X1 tablet also runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It features a 7-inch full-HD (1920x1200) LTPS display and is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor (unspecified chipset). The MediaPad X1 tablet sports a 13-megapixel Sony Exmor R BSI rear-facing camera, while also housing a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The tablet packs a 5000mAh battery, which according to Huawei can deliver up to 21 days of standby time.

Huawei MediaPad M1, on the other hand, features an 8-inch (1280x800 pixels) HD IPS display and dual front-facing speakers and microphones. The new tablet by Huawei is powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core processor and backed by a 4800mAh capacity battery. The Huawei MediaPad M1 tablet sports a 5-megapixel rear camera and also includes a 1-megapixel front-facing camera.

Commenting on the launch, Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group said, "Huawei Ascend G6 4G is a stylish, colourful, and lightning fast smartphone designed to break down barriers. With its handy 4G LTE connectivity, easy-to-use interface and dynamic cameras offering a multitude of photographic opportunities, Huawei is delivering on our promise to 'Make it Possible' for more people around the world."

Huawei also launched its Firefox OS based Huawei Y300.

MWC 2014 in pictures
Display 4.50-inch
Processor 1.2GHz one-core
Front Camera 5-megapixel
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
Storage 4GB
Battery Capacity 2000mAh
OS Android 4.2
Resolution 540x960 pixels

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