Huawei

Huawei has introduced their new Android smartphones in Singapore – Huawei Honor and Huawei Vision. Both phones are running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and are available this month.

The Huawei Vision claims to be the company's most stylish smartphone yet, and features 3D user interface and carousel animation display. It has an aluminium alloy uni-body in silver and crystal sculptural curve lens, and a 3.7-inch capacitive touchscreen. The Vision measures 9.9mm at the thinnest point and weighs a mere 135g. Powered by 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the phone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS, features 5-megapixel auto focus camera with LED flash and supports 720p video recording. The Huawei Vision also comes pre-installed with Shazam and "Order & Chaos" 3D online game. It is available from selected carriers and retail stores at S$438 (w/GST) without contract.

The sleek and slim Huawei Honor is equipped with 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 8-megapixel HDR-enabled camera for capturing good quality images and videos. The smartphone run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features 4-inch full Wide VGA capacitive touchscreen. Powered by a 1,900mAh battery, the Huawei Honor offers up to three days of normal usage on a single charge. The Huawei Honor is also DLNA-certified, which means it can interoperate with other DLNA-certified devices including game consoles, TVs and digital cameras. Owners of Huawei Honor will also have access to Huawei CloudDrive (free 16GB) which allows users to share their files seamlessly; the CloudDrive will be available by end Q1 next year.

The Huawei Honor will retail on 16 December at S$528 (w/GST) at selected carriers and retail stores. According to the company, the Honor is upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich next year. Unfortunately, no specific dates have been announced yet.