Looking for a new phablet? Huawei has something you might like


Nothing can stem the flood of Android tablets that continues to hit the market. Adding to the mix is Huawei’s shot at the steadily-growing phablet space, the Huawei Ascend Mate.

Launched at the same event as the Ascend P6, the Ascend mate is clearly the larger of the two siblings, sporting a 6.1 (!) inch display, a very capable quad-core processor running at 1.5GHz, and an appropriately massive 4050mAh battery to power the whole thing.

“The Huawei Ascend Mate breaks barriers to deliver a supercharged entertainment, communication and creative experience for all your personal and professional needs,” said Johnson Ma, Country Manager of Huawei Device Philippines.” “The Huawei Ascend Mate is an industry-leading smartphone and tablet in one and showcases our innovation as we continue to make great technology available to people globally and locally,” he added.

The Mate has a huge screen ration of 73%, the largest in the market, which maximizes viewing pleasure for movies, reading, the Internet or games. The screen, an IPS+ LCD deal, has a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, ensuring a sharp image no matter what you might be viewing.

The Mate runs Android Jelly Bean 4.1 and is available for PHP17,190, or free at Globe MySuperPlan 999, or 499 with a PHP200 cash out monthly.