Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Huawei showcased Android & WinMo smartphones at CommunicAsia 2009

Fresh from the CommunicAsia 2009 event in Singapore, Huawei just showcased two new smarpthones: the Android-powered "U8230" and the "C8000" which utilizes the Windows Mobile operating system. Both smartphones are slated to arrive in second half of 2009, no pricing and exact dates are mentioned yet, but detailed specs are scarce at the moment.

The most exciting one is of course the U8230, which sports Android operating system. Other than that; it has a 3.5-inch LCD touch screen, 1500 mAH battery and what interesting is the U8230 uses the Google Chrome web browser which supports a variety of Google applications such as Google services (Map, Search, Talk, etc.).

The C8000 is using Windows Mobile but the UI a different 3-D menu, a unique independent display adapter which enables the smooth presentation of video files and DVD-quality pictures on a 2.8 inch touch screen. Huawei said this handset's battery is capable of playing video files continuously for six to eight hours.

"Having joined the Open Handset Alliance in 2008, Huawei is rapidly moving forward with the development of cutting-edge high-end handsets, especially smartphones powered by Android and Windows Mobile operating systems," said Glory Chueng, the spokesperson of Huawei Terminals.

Source is from Huawei.

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