Expert Review of Huawei Ascend G600
It does not ring a bell for most people when they hear the name Huawei but the company is a established firm in the other parts of the world. If their performance outside India is any indicator of what we is to come than can safely assume that the company is here to stay. Huawei Ascend G600 is not exactly one of the most stylish looking devices but it is pretty effective in terms of performance. The device looks sturdy and gives and impression that it can take a few blows and still stand tall. The 4.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is not one of the most spectacular sights you will see but it is pretty sober in its demeanour and can be interacted with through the multi touch technology. The dimensions of the device is 134mm x 67.5mm x 10.5mm and weighs 145 grams. Internet is pretty swift with a few glitches here and there backed by the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot and DLNA. There is a 8 megapixels camera, which actually produces pretty good results although one can say that better results have been seen before in the past with other 8 megapixels cameras.
There is also a secondary camera that lets the user do video chat. Music player gives access to the desired musical tracks. Sound through the earphones is disappointing and low in volume. On the upside when heard through the loudspeakers, it's pretty decent. There is also a video player along with an FM radio that gives access to all the popular radio stations. The device comes with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system along with a 1.2GHz Dual Core processor, which means that the device is pretty pacy. The RAM of 768MB does help their cause as well. Various data connectivity features include GPRS, EDGE, Bluetooth, USB port and NFC capability. Powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1,930 mAh, Huawei Ascend G600 gives a decent amount of talk time and standby time and makes sure that the user can operate on the device for a substantial amount of time without his or her entertainment being cut short. The device is available in the colors of black and white.
User Interface and UI functionality
Huawei Ascend G600 has a 4.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen that gives 16 million colors that gives a resolution of 540 by 960 pixels. The pixel density is also alright with 245ppi, which means clearer display to deal with.
Huawei Ascend G600 does not offer a necessarily great music player as the sound heard through the earphones is not that great. The music player, none the less, is supported by the formats - MP3, WAV and eAAC+ player, whereas the video player that gives the user access to all the popular video is compatible with the formats - MP4, H.263 and H.264 player. The earphones is powered with the active noise cancellation with dedicated mic and can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5mm jack. There is also a radio player that makes sure that the user can listen to the desired radio stations that is available in their respective cities.
Pictures and Video quality
Huawei Ascend G600 has a 8 megapixels camera that allows the user to click pictures at a formidable resolution of 3264 by 2448 pixels. The camera comes backed by various features including auto focus, LED flash and Geo-tagging. The user can also shoot videos whereas the secondary VGA camera allows the user to video chat.
Huawei Ascend G600 has a solid Internet back up with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot and DLNA that makes sure that the user can connect with the web and download data including music files, games, images and videos. The Wi-Fi hot spot facility allows the user to make the device a web hub so as to give other device nearby connection to the web as well. The user can also visit all the popular social networking sites including music files, games, images and videos.
Internal and External Memory
Huawei Ascend G600 has a 4GB internal memory that allows the user to store plenty of data including songs, games, images and videos. In case the memory is not enough the user can further enhance it up to 32GB with the help of a microSD card slot that makes the device flexible. 768MB of RAM is helpful in making the device quick and smooth when it comes to accessing the device.
Applications and Gaming
Huawei Ascend G600 is backed by the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, which although is not the latest of what Android has to offer, is still good enough to give the user access to the latest games and apps that the Android world of apps and games have to offer.
Huawei Ascend G600 is powered by the 1,930 mAH standard lithium ion battery that allows the user to enjoy all the features that the device has to offer without being interrupted in the middle. The user further gets a standby time of up to 360 hours and can also play music for longer hours without the power running out in the middle.
Huawei Ascend G600 is NFC capable which is Near Field Communication and is the latest in the technology world. There is also the bluetooth facility apart from Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hot spot and USB port.
Huawei Ascend G600 when compared to HTC one V has a bigger screen with the former featuring a 4.5 inch display as compared to the latter's 3.7 inch. Huawei Ascend G600 is powered by the dual core 1.2GHz processor whereas HTC one V comes with a single core 1GHz processor.