It has been long rumored that Huawei is working on a successor to the Ascend Mate and a new version of the Ascend P6. Well, a few days back, the company unveiled the Ascend Mate 2 smartphone, but Ascend P6S was a no-show. Nevertheless, a report has surfaced stating that both smartphones will go on sale this month itself.
What’s more, price details have also been leaked. GSM Insider is reporting based on details provided from its source in China that the Ascend Mate 2 will be tagged at RMB$2,988 which is around $493 in the US, while the Ascend P6S should carry a price of RMB$2,288 that’s approximately US$378. The website goes on to say that both devices will hit stores before the Chinese New Year that’s the last day of the month.
The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 and Ascend P6S have both paid visits to the Chinese certification authority TENNA. The former was unveiled with a 6.1-inch HD IPS touchscreen, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage and a microSD card slot. The device will be powered by a quad core 1.6GHz processor of unknown make and it’s likely to be the company’s very own Hi-silicon chip. Additionally, there are dual cameras, 13MP rear and 5MP front, Android 4.3 and a 4050mAh battery.
Coming to the Ascend P6S, the device is said to be an enhanced version of the original. Some reports note that the handset will arrive with a 1.6GHz quad core SOC that could be the same as the one fitted within the Ascend Mate 2, while another leak has hinted at an octa core chip instead. Other features include a 4.7-inch HD screen, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a 2000mAh battery and an 8MP camera.
The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 and Ascend P6S will initially go on sale in China and there’s no word as yet regarding international availability.