Its been quite some time since rumors regarding the upcoming Huawei phablet started circulating all over the web as it is supposedly better and less expensive as compared to similar offerings from other companies.
Expected to be unwrapped at the CES 2013 in January, the 6.1 inch Huawei phablet was shown off by the company's chairman Richard Yu as he flaunted the device at a store in Guangzhou, China on Saturday.
According to an Engadget report, the impatient Richard Yu, who whipped out the gigantic device right at a Huawei store has also stated on Sina Weibo that the final specifications might differ from what is rumored, however, the device named Ascend Mate will have a 361 ppi display with LTPS technology.
Earlier, Chengdong, the Vice President of Huawei has confirmed it on his Weibo, Chinese version of Twitter claiming that those interested in buying a larger smartphone should wait for the offering from Huawei, which is reportedly less expensive and better than other phablets.
When it comes to rumored specifications, Ascend Mate will have a massive 6.1 inch 1080p display, third generation K3V3 1.8GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and 4,000 mAh battery.
If these rumors and speculations are to be believed, Ascend Mate could be the flagship device of the Chinese manufacturer in 2013, which could be hitting the Samsung's phablet device - Galaxy Note 2 and Apple iPad Mini hard. With the rumored specifications and as claimed by the company executive, Ascend Mate could definitely be a rival to the Apple and Samsung biggies, if it is priced reasonably.
Below is a video of Ascend Mate being flaunted by Richard Yu.
<center><center><center><center><iframe width="600" height="300" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6sdOttZJo-o?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe></center></center></center></center>