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MWC is here, and a day before it kicks off officially, AndroidPIT is live to cover todays manufacturer press conferences. Stay tuned to see all annoucements, release news, and product unveilings, all live as it happens here at AndroidPIT! First up is the Huawei press conference. (the feed goes from bottom of the page to the top).
16:42PM Thats all for the Huawei conference. Stay tuned for the conference from Sony in an hour!
16:38PM Some pretty big news from Huawei! A new quad core processor thats reportedly FOUR times faster than Tegra 3, a bunch of new smartphones boasting the "longest lasting batteries of any smartphone", and a new HD quad core tablet!.
16:36PM "Today we will announce an HD quad core processor tablet thats 8.8 mm thick and made of aluminum. Time for the hands on. See you then"......NICEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEe
16:35PM Everyone was already getting up...hmm...
16:34PM "See you later"....."wait...one more thing"....
16:33PM Questiion "How many units do you plan to sell/produce this year?" Answer: "60 million this year" - BAM! Now that's an announcement!
16:29PM Good question from the press: "There is a 1.2 GHz and 1.5 GHz processor. "What is the difference in energy consumption between the two processors." Anwer: "There is very little difference."
Common bud..hit us with some hard facts!
16:25PM China, Europe, and Russia getting the devices first. US will come later.
16:24PM LTE version? Yes! Release date will be Q3 or Q4.
16:24PM Seems everyone is VERY impressed with the quad core device.
16:23PM Presentation is now over, and questions are being asked. I ll try to get some more pictures up.
16:23PM Ascend D Series is looking good!
16:21PM The Ascend D1, Ascend D quad and quad D XL are being presented. We will try to get some hands on video footage later.
16:20PM "The fastest, most compact, best sound and image, along with the most power-efficient smartphone on the market" - If this is all true, lots of other manufacturers could have a serious problem on their hands!
16:19PM The 1800 mAh battery lasts 1-2 days, and the 2300 3-4 days, with HEAVY battery usage. If this is true, Im in heaven!
16:18PM The Ascend D quad has a 1800 mAh battery, which lasts 30% longer compared to other batteries. The Ascend D Quad XL has a 2,500 mAh. battery. Cool!
16:16PM And now for the battery life on this beast of a processor. The complete hardware and software from Ascend D quad has been tuned for energy consumption.
16:15PM Huawei has an A. J. Technology that can save around 50% energy. Wow, the video quality from Ascend D Quad is also impressive. There is a BSI-camera, allowing you to take better night time pictures. True Colors: Ascend D Quad uses 32 bit color. This should result in sharper images.
16:09PM It seems Huawei wants to aggressively compete with all other top smartphones in one blow. They are now showing benchmark tests against leading smartphones. "Excellent outdoor display" - 4.5'' with PPI 330th By comparison, the iPhone 4S 326 PPI. That is impressive, considering the iPhone really does have one of the best displays.
16:06PM Richard says that in terms of call quality ""We are better than iPhone 4S and much better than Google Nexus". Careful Richard! The man seems pretty confident!
16:04PM Background noise cancellation also included. Sounded great on the demo. Wonder how in hands performance will sound?
16:04PM Richard is getting pretty confident here! He says "The Ascend D offers THE best sound and best performance".
16:02PM WOW. The display on this phone is really impressive. You can tell some time really went into development. The device also features Dolby Digital 5.1 sound. NICE.
16:00PM Richard says "The Ascend D is 49% faster than quad all other smartphones". The GPU performance is more important than CPU speed" - the 16 GPU cores in quad D Ascend make the device the fastest smartphone for 3D games. The 16 GPU cores in quad D Ascend make the device the fastest smartphone for 3D games".
15:58PM Richards English is so bad that he's getting a few laughs from the crowd :-D
15:58PM The super-AP Core processor has four cores with 16 fast GPU. He also says they have the lowest chip temperature, which means- low> power consumption.It also has 64 bit memory and will be 4 times faster than Tegra 3.
15:56PM Today Huawei will be discussing the Huawei Ascend Quad D, Youth, Gold, Platinum and Diamond product line from Huawei.
15:54PM Richard says that the tempo and speed of mobile phones still isn't as good as it should be. He says that speed, handling, battery life, are what they are focusing on.
15:50PM Richard Hu, chairman of Huawei, has just took the stage. The moderator announced a big show. Let's hope we get one!
15:48PM Moderator has announced the beginning of the show. Was a hectic wait, but we're finally in!
MWC is here, and a day before it kicks off officially, AndroidPIT is live to cover todays manufacturer press conferences. Stay tuned to see all annoucements, release news, and product unveilings, all live as it happens here at AndroidPIT!