Huawei launches Ascend Y210D smartphone

By DQW NEWS BUREAU - 19 February, 2013

Huawei announced the launch of its ‘no compromise' entry level smartphone Ascend Y210D for the Indian market. Aimed at the younger Indian audiences, the smartphone offers mid-range smartphone features at an entry level price.

Optimized for the internet and social media consumption, the Ascend Y210D offers a bigger 3.5" HVGA display for better viewing, faster 1GHz Qualcomm processor for gaming, browsing, emailing and social networking and Dual SIM (3G+2G), dual standby for consumers to best manage their budget on voice and data connections. Users can access internet at 3.5G 7.2 Mbps download speeds or enjoy upto 6 times faster Wi-Fi internet via 802.11 b/g/n. Ascend Y210D also allows users to share internet with family & friends via the WiFi Hotspot feature. With a long-lasting 1700 mAH battery coupled with Huawei's Power Saving Technology that gives upto 30% more battery life, the Ascend Y210D offers a seamless and continuous surfing experience to the users and their friends when sharing internet. Available in two colors - ceramic white and phantom black, the aesthetically-designed Ascend Y210D also offers a 5 second fast boot-up, a 2 M camera with CMOS sensor offering faster imaging and power-efficiency, Android 2.3 software and access to over 5 lakhs apps via Play Store.

Commenting on the launch, Anand Narang, MD, Huawei Device India said, "To enable internet access for millions of Indian youth, we wanted to offer a compelling mid-range smartphone proposition at an entry level price. Huawei Ascend Y210D offers a bigger 3.5" screen, faster 1GHz processor, dual SIM for managing voice and internet connections and best-in-class battery life. Ascend Y210D will help us put a no-compromise first smartphone into the hands of millions of younger Indians in smaller towns and cities."

On the occasion, P Sanjeev, sales director, Huawei Device India, said, "The Y210D has been crafted to meet the needs of the current informed, updated and mobile generation of today who exist in a connected environment. Affordably available at the best buy price of Rs 4,999 to suit the needs of our young users, I am sure they will see this as the alternate or rather as the only choice opposed to purchasing any mid-range smartphone available in the market today because we offer much more for less."

The Huawei Ascend Y210D is available in online channels, large format retails, Huawei Experience outlets and multi-brand outlets nation-wide.

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