It seems Phablet trends is growing as recently Huawei launched Ascend Mate 6.1 inch display high mid-range specs, but its hard to fit it in your pockets. Huawei now also stepped into the phablet market while LG and Samsung already exist there.
- 6.1 inch IPS+ display (720 x 1280)
- Huawei K3V2 chipset
- 1.5 GHz quad-core CPU
- Vivante GC4000 GPU
- 2 GB RAM
- 8 GB internal storage (expandable via microSD)
- 8 MP rear-facing camera
- 1.0 MP front-facing camera
- 1080p video capture
- 4,050 mAh battery
As large as the Huawei Ascend Mate is, it is surprisingly easy to hold and use, for a few different reasons. The first and most important is the grippy plastic used on the back of the device. It may not be the prettiest plastic we’ve ever seen, but it goes a long way toward ensuring that you don’t drop the Ascend Mate the first time you sneeze.
With 1280 x 720 stretched across a 6.1 inch screen, you end up with a pixel density of around 241 ppi. Pixels are definitely noticeable if go hunting for them, but luckily, most people aren’t that likely to have a device this size just a few inches from their eyeballs.
The Ascend Mate runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, skinned with Huawei’s Emotion UI.
With a 6.1 inch screen, you’re probably going to spend quite a bit of time looking at it, so luckily Huawei stocked the Ascend Mate with a huge 4,050 mAh battery.