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Like any other big-ticket smartphone vendor, China's Huawei chose IFA Tech show to showcase its latest flagship device. After all the company is all set to launch the much rumored Ascend Mate 7 smart phone.
With an aim to beat power packed brands like Samsung and Apple, Huawei now targets the high-end of the smart phone market. After launching the Ascend P7, the company is going to showcase the Ascend Mate 7 at the upcoming IFA tech show.
An event is being planned for September 4 in Berlin. The invitation for a grand press briefing has been sent out to prominent bloggers and journalists.
The press invite doesn't say much but one can assume that the device would come with a built-in fingerprint scanner and, of course, bezel-free display. The upcoming phone is expected to be known as the Ascend Mate 7 or the Ascend D7. A few days back the company posted a teaser poster which itself hinted at the flagship device.
Huawei Ascend Mate 7 - What to expect?
Being an upmarket handset, the Ascend Mate 7 might come with a 6-inch display. Reportedly, the company will release the handset into two different versions: one with a 6-inch QHD display and the other one with a 6-inch FHD screen. The phone will be stuffed with a 3GB of RAM or 2GB of RAM and Huawei's very own Kirin 920 octa-core processor. It will also have a 13MP rear-camera and a 5MP front-facing shooter. The handset should run on the latest Android 4.4.
Huawei - The Road ahead
According to a report from Reuters, Huawei plans to ship as many as 80 millions smart phones this fiscal year. Shenzhen-based firm, known for its low-end Android-powered phones, recently launched the Ascend P7 handset in a Paris-based event. Industry watchdogs, however, believe that Huawei will face an uphill challenge to beat players such as Samsung, HTC and Apple.
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