Huawei India To Play A Leading Role In Its Aim To Be The Top 5 OEM Handset Brand World-Wide

Delhi, India (PressExposure) June 08, 2011 -- IDEOS™ X5 (U8800) is the latest Generation Y Smart-phone for the young professionals, while the IDEOS™ X2 (U8500) is the sleek touch screen phone targeted at the youth. IDEOS™ Chat (U8300) with both touch screen and QWERTY keypad will be focused for the younger and on-the-go audience.

Priced at Rs 14,999, IDEOS™ X5 is the country's only HD Smart-phone at sub Rs 15,000, offering a 3.8" WVGA full touch screen with SWYPE features which helps users to write as fast as on a PC. The premium-looking smart-phone with 5 MP flash camera and 720p HD video recording and playback features will keep entertainment at the fingertips of the young professionals.

Complete with Google Mobile Suite experience, IDEOS™ X5 also features the latest Exchange email support, document, and calendar management tools and the powerful Android™ 2.2 operating system.

The IDEOS™ X5 offers high speed connectivity through 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and superior WiFi 802.11n, enabling professionals to stay connected at all times and places. It has 4GB in-built memory and a SD card slot that allows more applications to be installed and stored.

The stylish IDEOS™ X5 smart-phone packs outstanding performance, design and technology into one compact device. From hardware, software to product design, each detail of the IDEOS™ X5 is specifically chosen for today's young professional and provides them with a smart mobile experience that is easy to enjoy.

Besides IDEOS™ X5, Huawei also launched its IDEOS™ X2 smart-phone targeted at the style seekers who are trendy, fun loving and are looking for devices to maximize their social experiences. IDEOS™ X2 combines a large 3.2" HVGA capacitive touch screen and an optical keypad, with a faster internet access via 7.2 Mpbs download speeds and WiFi 11n for maximizing the internet experience.

To meet the needs of the mobile youth, IDEOS™ X2 comes with long-lasting 1150 mAh battery supported by battery-conserving "Proximity sensor" and eyes-friendly "Ambient Light sensor."

Priced at Rs 8999, IDEOS™ X2 is powered by Android™ 2.2 operating system and comes pre-loaded with Facebook, Twitter, Google Mobile Suite and other useful apps. The smart-phone also offers excellent entertainment support with an in-built music player, 3.5mm jack, 3.2 MP camera and an FM radio.

Also announced today was IDEOS™ Chat. Aimed at the young explorer audience, it is the "most compact-sized touch and qwerty Android smart phone" in the world. Inspired by a chocolate-bar, this fashionable design comes with a unique "groove" on the back for one hand use. Everything about IDEOS™ Chat is optimized keeping the young explorers in mind - the pre loaded social apps like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google Mobile Suite; the latest internet connectivity options like WiFi 11n, higher 7.2 Mbps download speeds and a track-ball for faster navigation.

Also, included for the first time in a smart-phone, the IDEOS™ Chat comes with dedicated keys for - smileys, Google search and email "@" sign. This Android 2.1 powered Smart-phone is attractively priced at Rs 8199.

Commenting on the launch Mr. Anand Narang, Marketing Director at Huawei Devices said, "Backed by the success of IDEOS™ and basis our understanding of the Generation Y in India, we see an increasing shift in the demand for smart-phones in India. It is an opportune time for us to launch our new and exciting range of IDEOS™ smart-phones whether it's the X5, X2 or the Chat. We will continue to bring the latest, smartest and technological advanced handsets for our consumers at accessible prices."

"In the initial phase our smart-phones will be available for sale across 10 cities through our partners Redington and Ingram Micro. We are quite confident that these new 3.5G range of smart-phones will receive an overwhelming response from the data and internet-hungry consumers in both the metros and tier II cities in India," said P. Sanjeev, Sales Director at Huawei Devices.

All these three smart-phones offer access to 150,000+ applications available from the Android Market™.

About Huawei

Huawei Devices is a subsidiary of Huawei Technologies, a global leader in providing next-generation telecommunications solutions for operators around the world. Serving 45 out of the world's top 50 telecom operators and revenues exceeding US$ 28 bn, Huawei's products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries and support the communications needs of one third of the world's population. In India, Huawei Devices has been offering a range of high-quality products for the past several years satisfying the needs of nearly 25 million Indian house-holds and enterprises in multiple categories, like Mobile Broadband, Home Convergence products and smart-phones. In 2010, Huawei was selected amongst the World's Top 10 most innovative companies by Fast Company.

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