Chinese tech company, Huawei revealed two gadgets at the IFA 2014. The higher end of the two turned out to be the Ascend Mate 7 which prior to the event was the butt of many leaks.
“Today marks the arrival of our fastest and most compelling big-screen smartphone experience for consumers. It’s a symbol of our relentless commitment to ‘Make it Possible’ for people everywhere to enjoy our premium quality products,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Huawei Ascend Mate7 actually leads the big-screen pack with smarter performance, impressive power efficiency, and outstanding convenience with its superior single-touch fingerprint technology.”
Dimensions of the Ascend Mate 7 are 157mm (L) x 81mm (W) x 7.9mm (T), and it weighs in at 185 g. The supersized phone will be available in obsidian black, moonlight silver and amber gold.
The pricey device sports a 6 inch full HD IPS display and sports a Huawei Kirin 925 CPU, 4 x Cortex-A15 1.8 GHz quad-core and 4 x Cortex-A7 1.3 GHz chipsets with a Mali T628 GPU. There are two variants of the phone. One is equipped with 2 GB of RAM paired with 16 GB of storage and the other is equipped with 3 GB of RAM mated with 32 GB of storage. The device features a 13 megapixel main rear camera and a 5 megapixel front shooter. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat and Huawei’s Emotion UI v3.0. The gadget is powered by a 4,100mAh battery.
The Ascend Mate 7 will soon be available for €499 (USD$ 646/RM 2052)for the 16GB model and €599 (USD$ 775/RM 2465 )for the 32GB model. It will first launch in China, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France and Spain. Other countries will soon be able to get their hands on this bad boy before the year ends.