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Huawei Ascend Mate 2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 907 reviews of Huawei Ascend Mate 2. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the price and battery are on the whole positive. The screen and usability also get good comments, whereas comments are divided on the portability.

performance, usability, screen, battery, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Huawei Ascend Mate 2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Huawei Ascend Mate 2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the portability.

portability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Huawei Ascend Mate 2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 754 user reviews of Huawei Ascend Mate 2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the price and battery. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but there are mixed reviews on the reliability and portability.

performance, usability, screen, battery, price

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Malarie Gokey (digitaltrends.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 review

 

With a massive 6.1-inch screen and a battery to match, the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 has plenty to offer, even if its size and middling specs will turn some would-be buyers away.

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 won’t be universally loved, mainly because its screen size is controversial and it isn’t exactly a high-end device on paper. However, the Mate 2 proves that a smartphone doesn’t necessarily have to come with the latest and...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G review: Value king

 

The Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G is a landmark for the manufacturer in the United States. The 6.1" LTE phablet is the first device, which the company will offer in the country as a standalone OEM, via its own online store, without partnering with a wireless...

6.1" 720p IPS+ LCD display with Gorilla Glass 3, usable with gloves; 79% screen to body ratio ; Android 4.3 Jelly Bean with Emotion UI 2.0 ; 1.6GHz Cortex-A7 quad-core CPU, Adreno 305 GPU; Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 chipset; 2GB of RAM ; 16GB of...

Android 4.3 is already an outdated OS choice in mid-2014 ; Emotion UI 2.0 might not fit all tastes ; No changes in design since the previous generation ; No NFC

After spending plenty of quality time with it, we can safely conclude that the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G proved to be exactly what we expected. By combining quality mid-range specs headed by a large IPS display, a beefy battery with outstanding endurance,...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G hands-on: First look

 

Huawei has just unveiled its new Ascend Mate 2 phablet here at CES 2014, and we've got all the juicy details for you to sink your teeth into.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

Huawei MateBook review: this tablet wants to be a PC, but misses the basics

 

In the world of tablet computing, there are two camps. There's the Microsoft Surface (and its clones) camp, which attempts to make hardware that transforms from tablet to laptop and back again....

Sleek, aluminum unibody design ; Snappy performance ; Vibrant display

Keyboard case is poorly designed ; Battery life is atrocious ; Poor heat management

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Eugene Kim (pcmag.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G (Unlocked)

 

For half the price of mainstream unlocked phones, the Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G delivers a polished, supersized-phablet experience with unrivaled battery life.

Only $299 unlocked. Giant 6.1-inch display. Outstanding battery life.

Relatively low-resolution display. Heavy-handed Android skin.

Camera and Conclusions The 13-megapixel, rear-facing camera is capable of some good shots. Outdoors or in good lighting scenarios, images are full of detail with vibrant, if slightly oversaturated colors. Details are preserved in highlights and shadows...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G review

 

The 6.1-inch Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G doesn't have the most recent Android version, the highest camera quality, or the sharpest new specs. But it does have one of the lowest prices we've seen for a phone this huge -- and its solid performance, and...

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G has a fun custom interface, 16GB of internal storage, clear call quality, and mostly strong data and internal performance.

Weak image quality from the Mate 2's 13-megapixel camera, a poor speakerphone, and low pixel density in the screen are drawbacks. It's also far too big for some hands.

You'd be hard-pressed to find a phone for the size and price of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G that performs as well as it does.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by (laptopmag.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE

 

In the market for a phablet but don't want to deal with a contract? Huawei's Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE might be the answer. At 6.1 inches, the Ascend Mate 2 offers one of the largest displays on the market. And with nearly 15 hours of battery life, this is...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Dan Howley (laptopmag.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE Review

 

Huawei's 6.1-inch Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE offers a big display and nearly 15 hours of battery for just $299 without a contract, making it a strong value.

Affordable no-contract price; Incredibly long battery life; Doubles as device charger; Big and vibrant display

Relatively low-resolution screen; Interface can feel cluttered; Camera struggles in low light

Huawei's 6.1-inch Ascend Mate 2 4G LTE offers a big display and nearly 15 hours of battery for just $299 without a contract, making it a strong value.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Joshua Ho, Anand Lal Shimpi (anandtech.com)

Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Review: Incredible Battery Life & Value

 

While there's some level of choice for high-spec, high-value smartphones at the ~5" display size segment, the same is far from true for phablets. The Galaxy Note line is generally considered to be the only phablet worth looking at, and there really...

It’s important to get back to pricing. The Mate 2 will be sold unlocked at GetHuawei.com, and from June 12

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Hubert Nguyen (ubergizmo.com)

Huawei Mate 2 Review

 

We've seen the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 when it was first announced during CES 2014. It was a great event, and the phone was well received by the...

THIS HANDSET PROVIDES AN EXCELLENT VALUE-PROPOSITION TO BATTERY-LOVERS

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:4000
Talk time (2G):38

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera aperture number:3
Front camera resolution (numeric):8
Geotagging:Y
Rear camera aperture number:1.6
Rear camera resolution (numeric):20
Rear camera type:Dual camera
Second rear camera resolution (numeric):12
Video recording:Y

Design

Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Bar
Product color:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1
Display Diagonal:5.9
Display number of colors:16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display Type:LCD
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

Chat:Y
E-mail:Y
Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP,AAC,AMR,FLAC,MIDI,MP3,MP4,OGG,WAV
Video formats supported:3GP,MP4

Navigation

BeiDou:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:DC-HSDPA,HSPA+
4G:Y
4G standard:TD-LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth profiles:APT-X
Bluetooth version:4.2 BLE
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Graphics adapter:Mali G72-MP12
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers

Ports & interfaces

USB connector type:USB Type-C
USB port:Y

Processor

Coprocessor:Y
Coprocessor cores:4
Coprocessor frequency:1.8
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Hi-Silicon
Processor frequency:2.36
Processor model:Kirin 970

Software

Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:64
Maximum memory card size:256
RAM capacity:4
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.323
Height:5.93
Weight:6.21
Width:3.06