These days most of the good smartphones released rarely comes with a large power supply. The long lasting battery we once had was blown away by the powerful devices that was packed with uber stunning and unbelievable processors and hardwares that seem to cut that precious stand by time of your phone. Due to the demanding power usage, the need for charging your device becomes an everyday need as it will only buy you a day before it tires out. That’s why most smartphone users today wishes extended batteries for their lovely smartphone for them to still get to go out on a trip without worrying too much on how many juice their smartphone have left.
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, a well-known international Chinese company that is the largest telecommunications equipment supplier in its country released an Android phone which will last you a couple of days in the name of Huawei Honor U8860. In a time where long-lasting batteries of Android phones were almost becoming a feature, Huawei delivers its very own creation that is equipped with a big enough Li-Ion 1930mAh battery that they claim to give you 3 full days of battery life. Although the statement seems exaggerated, I believe that the battery will give you only 2 days of moderate to heavy usage and you can keep it up up to 3 days with light usage.
[important]UPDATE: Huawei Honor is now available in the Philippines for a price of only P13,999.[/important]
Here are the specifications of the Huawei Honor U8860:
- 1.4 Ghz Single core Qualcomm M8255T S2 Snapdragon processor
- 512Mb RAM, 4Gb ROM
- Adreno 205 GPU
- 4.0 inches FWVGA screen with 480×854 pixels resolution (16M colors)
- 1Gb internal storage (expandable up to 32Gb)
- Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread (Official ICS update on April)
- 8MP 3264x2448pixels Autofocus camera with LED flash
- 2MP front camera
- 720p video recording @ 30fps
- Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot
- 3G, HSDPA 14.4Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
- FM radio
- Li-Ion 1930mAh battery
Based on the listed specs above, it seems that Huawei Honor is destined to compete in the mid-range category phones like the LG Optimus 2x, Samsung Galaxy W, and Sony Xperia S. This phone is not a dual-core smartphone and it is mainly intended to give some longer Android goodness to its potential user. Additionally, those competitive specs might not give them a hit if not for that more capable battery they are offering.
Huawei will also roll out their own version of Quad-core Android phones as announced and we will give an overview of that later. The Huawei Honor was already out in some countries as early as December last year. As for the Philippine release, it is stated that it will be scheduled sometime next week so get your eyes ready to spot this follow up of Huawei to their successful Huawei Ideos U8150.