Huawei Ascend Mate 2: The 6.1 “-Battery Monster”

Huawei is everything on the map of battery life with the mate 2. The Android giant can donate energy even other smartphones.

With today, Friday, the CES 2014 comes to an end in Las Vegas. Because we want to focus us still a presented there Phablet that could make it like its predecessor to us: the Huawei Ascend Mate 2. The name “Mate” has to do not with a refreshing drink or Latin American tea in the case, because in English it means as much as “Buddy”, “Comrade”.


The energy should not immediately assume a buddy if you are even a couple of hours with him, Huaweihas thought up and the Phablet again a 4050 mAh powerful battery installed. This is the heart of the Phablets, because it should can furnish continuous operation not only for 2 1/2 days with a single charge, but with power supply Alternatively other devices via a USB port. At constant capacity, the performance of the current donor could be improved so apparently. Still, the practice tests must show whether this really works in everyday use.

Proven display and processor

One reason for the good Akkuwerte is certainly the fact that it continues at the 6.1 inch screen on HD (1,280 x 720 pixels). As a result, the pixel density is 241 ppi. The touch screen can be operated with gloves.

The installed 1.6 GHzQuadCore- SoC is depending on the market either a Qualcomm Snapdragon S400-(MSM8928) or the hotel’s own K3V2 processor that was used in the first mate. Support is there again from a 2 GB large memory.

Fast Internet, sharp camera

The internal memory to grow to 16 GB and can be expanded up to 32 GB external. Google Android is running version 4.3 and of Huawei’s “emotion UI 2.0” superimposed, offers a Multiwindow display called “Floating Window”. To the one handed operation is promoted by special gimmicks such as a smaller dial keys field on the page. With “simple UI” is also a Windows phone-like interface for beginners available.

If and if Yes when there is an update on Android 4.4, is not yet known. In addition to a lush 5-megapixel camera on the front is back a 13-megapixel-Knipse installed.

More specs of the 9.9 mm thin and 202 grams Ascend mate 2 are high-speed LTE Cat4 (150 MBit/s), HSPA + (42 Mbps), Wi-Fi (b/g/n), WiFi direct, DLNA, MicroUSB, GPS and GLONASS. As colors, black and white are available.

Whether, when, and at what price the Phablet comes to us, is not yet known – who has big hands and places value on much battery life, should be but let’s keep in mind the Ascend Mate 2.