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Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL

75
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
75

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

Huawei's first quad-core device is sufficiently fast and powerful, but will likely be quickly forgotten amidst a sea of strong competition.

Pros
  • Solid performance(Mostly) vanilla Android UIHigh-definition IPS display
Cons
  • Video capture is choppyLimited onboard storageThick for its form factor
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Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
4.522
Camera
Yes
Model

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
Yes

Power

Battery type
Li-ion (2600 mAh capacity)

Camera

Camera
Yes (8 megapixels) (Flash, Contact pictures) (Yes)

Location

Location support
Yes (Gps, Cell loc, Wifi loc, Compass)

Storage

Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)

Media

Media playback
Yes (Aac, Flac, Mp3, Wav, Wma) (Avi, H264, Mpeg4) (Streaming / internet) (Bmp, Gif, Jpeg, Png)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Javascript)
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes (OTA sync)

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Im, Maps, Tasks, Voice recorder, Weather
Java
Other

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Polyphonic, Mp3 audio, Contact)
Vibrate mode
Yes
Sound profiles
Yes

Display

Screen size
4.5 inches
Pixel density
330 PPI
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color) (Backlit)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Audio / headset jack
3.5mm
Speakers
Mono (Yes)

Hardware

CPU
1.2 GHz
CPU cores
Quad-core

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor

Other features

Flight mode
Yes