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Huawei Ascend W1 ZTE Skate

Huawei Ascend W1 vs ZTE Skate

Huawei Ascend W1

Reasons to consider the Ascend W1

3.5G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Wifi Significantly faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11g (54 mbps) Higher bandwidth streaming at hotspots (around 3x faster)
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1200 MHz vs 800 MHz, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (50% faster)
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Standby time More standby time 19.6 days vs 12 days More than 60% more standby time, less frequent charging
Internal storage More internal storage 4 GB vs 512 MB 8x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 233 PPI vs 216 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video
Talk time Slightly more talk time 10.3 hours vs 5 hours More than 2x more talk time per battery charge
ZTE Skate

Reasons to consider the Skate

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Compass Integrated compass Yes vs No Map and navigation apps know which direction you're facing even when you're standing still
FM Radio Built in FM radio Yes vs No Listen to your music and news from your favorite radio stations wherever you are
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen type Bright, vivid screen TFT LCD vs LCD Brighter and more vivid colour reproduction
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.3" vs 4.0" Around 20% larger screen
Weight Slightly lighter 120 g vs 130 g Around 10% lighter

Competitors

Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Thickness Thin
W1:11 mm
Skate:10 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
5 MP
Screen resolution High resolution screens
800x480
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
W1:Windows Phone Marketplace
Skate:Android App Market
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
W1:233 PPI
Skate:216 PPI
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard
Bluetooth Not the latest bluetooth support
2.1

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