Picture special – Huawei Ascend Mate

Picture special   Huawei Ascend MateWoaha. Remember the Huawei Ascend Mate that we saw in Barcelona? Well, I’ve got one. It pushes the term “phablet” as close to “tablet” as you can get. The screen is a 6.1″ 1280×720 IPS unit and the handset itself is pretty huge.

Specs include an 8 megapixel camera, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and it’s powered by Android 4.1 with a 4050mAh battery. Holding the device doesn’t feel like a huge burden, but it’s almost as if you’re reading a book when you’re looking at text on the screen.

We’ll have more on this handset shortly including a full review, but until then here’s some photos plus a comparison shot with a pint glass, just to show you the size…