AAPL Stock: 109.5 ( -1.28 )

Printed from

US Cellular to offer Huawei Ascend II

updated 02:20 pm EST, Fri December 23, 2011

Second US cartrier to offer Huawei smartphone

US Cellular will soon be running a new budget Android phone, the Huawei Ascend II. The hardware centers on a 3.5-inch, 480x240 touchscreen and runs Android 2.3. The carrier is the second US-based carrier to carry the phone, following Cricket, which launched it in July.

In addition to the display, the 3G Ascend II sports a 600MHz processor, a five-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, and stereo-capable Bluetooth. Talk time is up to five hours, and stand-by time is up to 12.5 days. Preloaded apps will include Amazon Shopping, FM Radio, Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, and several games, including Uno.

The Ascend II will be available on the US Cellular website next week, and in stores in early January. The phone will be free on a standard plan after a $100 rebate and $100 for prepaid subscribers.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Polk Hinge Wireless headphones

Polk, a company well-established in the audio market, recently released a new set of headphones aimed at the lifestyle market. The Hin ...

Blue Yeti Studio

Despite being very familiar with Blue Microphones' lower-end products -- we've long recommended the company's Snowball line of mics ...

ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector

Home theaters are becoming more and more accessible these days, but maybe you've been a bit wary about buying a home projector. And h ...


Most Commented