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Ascend W1 - £120

Ascend W1
Ascend W1
Ascend W1

All features

Date Announced08/01/2013
Operating SystemWindows Phone
Storage Capacity4 GB
Touch ScreenTouch Screen
Camera5 MP
Front Facing Camera0.3 MP
Screen Size4"
External StorageExternal Storage
Performance Rating28
Battery Life10 Hours
Processor TypeDual Core
Ram0.5 GB

Available Colours

Why this smartphone is built for you


The Huawei Ascend W1

The Ascend W1 is the first Windows 8 Phone from Chinese firm Huawei. It is a mid-range device that comes with a good list of features.


This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.


The Ascend W1 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.


Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 28 out of 100.

Battery Life

The Ascend W1 has an estimated battery life of around 10 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1950mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery.


1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Ascend W1 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage.


The Ascend W1 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.


The Huawei Ascend W1 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and other apps such as YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp and Spotify are available to download from the Windows Phone Store. The Ascend W1 also comes with Excel, PowerPoint and Word installed, which is ideal for making last minute adjustments before those important business meetings.


The Huawei Ascend W1 is a good price and has a capable set of useful features. It is a practical and competent smartphone which offers enough to make it competitive in this price range