Chinese handset maker Huawei's Ascend G330 Android smartphone debuts in India via online retailer Snapdeal at ₹10,990.
The G330 was first showcased at IFA 2012 in Berlin along with the company's six other Android devices - Ascend D1 Quad XL, Ascend G600, Ascend Y201 Pro, Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD and MediaPad 7 Lite. Ascend G330 which made its entry into other countries like UK, rivals Samsung Galaxy S Duos and LG Optimus L7. Although the G330 boasts similar features as its rivals, it is priced lower than the premium brand handsets.
Huawei Ascend G330 sports a 4-inch LCD Capacitive Touchscreen with 800 x 480 pixels resolution and is powered by 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8225 processor based on ARM cortex A5 architecture. It runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich onboard. However, there is still no word about its official Jelly Bean upgrade. The device houses 512MB RAM and 4 GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD card slot. The device ships with two cameras - a 5-megapixel auto focus camera with LED Flash, and a VGA front-facing camera. It comes preloaded with useful apps such as Video Chat, Google Talk, Skype and more.
On the connectivity front, the smartphone supports 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR and GPS.Other features of the phone include 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and a 1500mAh battery. Apart from Snapdeal, the device is also listed on Flipkart website for ₹10,999, but is currently out-of-stock.