Jun. 18, 2009 (China Knowledge) - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a leader in providing next-generation telecom network solutions worldwide, on Jun. 16 showcased two new smartphones, the Android-powered U8230 and the C8000 running the Windows Mobile operating system, at CommunicAsia 2009 in Singapore.
The Android-powered U8230 smartphone enables both full and half QWERTY keyboards on its 3.5-inch LCD touch screen. The new handset uses Google's Chrome Internet browser, which supports a variety of Google applications such as Google Maps and Google Talk in addition to Google Search. The battery has the longest life of any of the Android-powered handsets currently available.
The C8000, which runs Windows Mobile, incorporates a 3-D graphic user interface and has a 2.8-inch touch screen. The handset's optimized power management makes it possible to view video files continuously for six to eight hours.
The company plans to release the two smartphones and to launch a series of touchscreen handsets that support WCDMA, CDMA and TD-SCDMA standards in the second half of 2009.
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