Huawei Ascend W2 is powered by a Snapdragon MSM8230 chipset
Huawei Ascend W2, the descendant of the Ascend W1. The phone goes after the Nokia Lumia 520 by targeting value-savvy consumers. The phone is powered by a Snapdragon MSM8230 chipset with a dual-core Krait CPU running at 1.4GHz, Adreno 305 GPU and 512MB RAM. It has 8GB of built-in storage and no expansion slot. It has a 4.3" IPS LCD screen with WVGA resolution 480 x 800 pixels, 217ppi. This Android phone is rather large for a 4.3" device though, measuring 134 x 67 x 9.9mm, it is almost the size of a 5" phone. The 160g of weight do not help its cause either. There is a 5MP camera on the back that can shoot 720p videos. On the connectivity side there is 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 and micro USB 2.0. The battery has 1,700mAh capacity. Anyway, the Ascend W2 comes in several color options, from standard Black to Blue, Red and Yellow.