At IFA 2012 event in September last month, Huawei announced a total of 6 new Android handsets. One among them was Y100 an entry smart phone. Let’s go through the Spice- Huawei jointly launched device dubbed as ‘S Huawei Ascend Y100’.
S Huawei Ascend Y100
Announced during the Huawei IFA event, Ascend Y100 will flow in difference with actual strategy of Huawei Technologies. Ascend Y100 is an entry level smart phone launched in partnership with Spice. Spice has a huge network of retail stores named ‘Hotspot’ spread across major cities and towns. In metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore & Hyderabad, Hotspot stores are located within 4 kms of range. Huawei has done the right thing by partnering with Spice and this would help this device to compete with low end leader, Samsung Galaxy Y and Galaxy Pocket which falls under the same price tag.
Partnership with Spice has brought the name change in the device and it will be sold by the name as S Huawei Ascend Y100 where S clearly means the Spice promotion. Going through the specifications of the device it includes the 2.8 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen display screen and provides the maximum resolution of 320 x 240 pixels good enough for the low cost smart phones. It will be powered with 800 Mhz of Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A processor with 256 MB of RAM which is just enough to power the device at enough pace but not for the multi task handlers.
It will be powered with Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and includes the 3.2 mega pixel camera or the rear side for taking photos and video recording capabilities. It includes the 512 MB of RAM and has a micro SD card slot to expand the further storage using the micro SD card. The phone will includes the 1050 mAh battery powering the device for the 300 hours of standby time and 300 minutes of talk time respectively. For internet there is 3G HSDPA connectivity and also includes the Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n internet connectivity option as well. You can share your incoming internet for free using the Android default option of Wi Fi tether to other devices.
S Huawei Ascend Y100 has the following specifications & features –
- 2.8 inch 262k color TFT Capacitive touch screen display
- 320 × 240 pixels resolution
- 800 MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM7225A processor
- Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
- 10.9 mm thick and weighs 100 grams
- 3.2 mega pixel camera
- 3G HSPA 7.2Mbps, Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, GPS / aGPS
- 256 MB RAM, 512 MB internal memory
- 32 GB expandable memory
- FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack
- 1050 mAh battery
- Up to 300 hours of standby
- Up to 300 minutes of Talk time
S Huawei Ascend Y100 Price & Availability
S Huawei Ascend Y100 is right now available for purchase via the Saholic the online retailer priced at Rs 5990 in India. Also it will be available within a week period of time at Hotspot and other retail stores around your locality.