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Huawei Ascend XT2 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
Adreno 505
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Huawei announced the launch of the Ascend XT2 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Ascend XT2 phone with 5.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Ascend XT2 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Huawei Ascend XT2 specifications

BrandHuawei
NameAscend XT2
ModelH1711
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Huawei Ascend XT2 is about 5.82 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (6.04 x 3 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.82 oz
Dimensions6.04 x 3 x 0.33 inches
Colorssilver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Huawei Ascend XT2 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 435 MSM8940
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 505

Display

The size of Ascend XT2 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS display of Huawei Ascend XT2 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Ascend XT2 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Ascend XT2 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Ascend XT2 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Ascend XT2 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Ascend XT2 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Huawei phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
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