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Ascend from Huawei


All the features and function you need come in one package, the Android powered Huawei Ascend. Whether responding to work emails or texting friends, the virtual QWERTY keyboard makes composing messages a snap. The trackball and large 3.5" touchscreen allow you to quickly navigate from item to item when multitasking. Listen to your favorite music on the MP3 player or take pics and video clips with the 3.2MP auto-focus camera.

Carrier Networks
 CDMA BandsInfoCDMA BandsCode Division Multiple Access is the method in which voice communication is sent over the network using a spread-spectrum technology. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands: 800, 1900, and 2100 MHz.800,1900 MHz 
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 UTMS BandsInfoUTMS BandsUniversal Mobile Telecommunications System is a mobile communication technology based in part on the GSM/EDGE standards, but much faster. UTMS is also known as WCDMA, and both are considered a 3G service. Depending on the service provider, it uses one or more bands from 700 to 2100 MHz.1.7 GHz 
Connectivity
 WiFiInfoWiFiA localized wireless internet connection standard that operates in the 2.4 GHz band. Most WiFi implementations support the b and g standards (at 11 Mbps and 55 Mbps maximum data rates respectively). The newer n standard offers up to 110 Mbps in some situations, with compatible equipment.802.11 b/g  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.2.1 + EDR  
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 InfraredInfoInfraredThis very low speed communication method is typically used for the direct line-of-site operation of other remote devices.no  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium-Ion  
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 Battery capacityInfoBattery capacityWhile mildly interesting, without knowing the current draw (which changes greatly depending on what functions are active) it does not provide any indication of how long the device will run.1500 mAH 
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 Talk timeInfoTalk timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!5.0 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.250 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB cable for charging  
Operating System
 Android version2.1  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.4.8 ounces 
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 Width4.6 inches 
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 Height2.5 inches 
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 Depth0.5 inches 
Manufacturer
 Huawei 
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 Release Date13-Dec-2010  
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 Price (no contract)*$ 179.99  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 129.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
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Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.3.5 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.320 x 240 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).TFT LCD  
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal RAMInfoInternal RAMRandom Access Memory.256 MB 
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 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.512 MB 
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 External TypeMicro SD Card  
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 External Storage (incl)InfoExternal Storage (incl)This is the memory on an external storage card included with the device.2 GB 
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 External Storage (max)16 GB 
Hardware
 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.600 MHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.1  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypeVirtual  
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 Audio Jack2.5 mm  
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 Hearing Aid RatingInfoHearing Aid RatingHearing Aid Compatibiliy (HAC) offers a rating sytem for how well the microphone works (M1 to M4) and if the device supports T-coil magnetic audio to a heading aid (T1-T4). Higher numbers are better.M4/T4 Class 
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 FM RadioInfoFM RadioWhen equiped, the FM radio allows you to listen to FM radio stations. Normally FM radio only works while headphones are attached, as the headphone wires are also used as the FM antenna.no  
Location
 GPSInfoGPSDevices with Global Positioning System support use a satellite-based navigation system to identify your current position and altitude.no  
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 CompassInfoCompassAn electronic compass compares the position of the device relative to earth's magnetic north.yes  
Camera
 Primary Camera3.2 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.yes  
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 Auto-focusInfoAuto-focusThis allows the device to automatically adjust the focus.no  
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 Videoyes  
More Features
 
  • Trackball