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Huawei's Android Octoberfest in August (pictures)

Huawei is using Android to power its attempt to become a mainstream brand. Here's a look at the six devices the Chinese company showed off at the IFA show in Berlin.

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Huawei's Ascend D1 Quad XL

Huawei's Ascend D1 Quad XL, detailed at the IFA show in Berlin, has a 330-pixel-per-inch 4.5-inch display. It's also got a 1.2GHz chip, a 2,600mAh battery, a microSD card slot, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 1.3-megapixel front camera.
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Huawei's Ascend D1 Quad XL

Lars-Christian Weisswange, vice president of devices for Western Europe, shows off Huawei's new top-of-the-line Ascend D1 Quad XL Android phone at the IFA show in Berlin. It should cost 499 euros (about $624) with no contract.
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Huawei's Ascend D1 invisible pixels

The Huawei Ascend D1 has a very high-resolution 330ppi screen on which pixels are very hard to discern. Here's a close-up; to see how much space this occupies on the full screen, check the next photo.
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Huawei's Ascend D1 Quad XL screen

The full screen of the Huawei Ascend D1.
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Huawei MediaPad 10

Lars-Christian Weisswange, vice president of devices for Western Europe, holds the Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD, which has a 1,920x1200 display.
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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

The Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite is a smaller, 7-inch tablet with Android 4.0 and a price of 249 euros ($311).
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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite

Lars-Christian Weisswange, vice president of devices for Western Europe, shows off Huawei's MediaPad 7 Lite at the IFA show in Berlin.
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Huawei Ascend G 330

The lower-end Huawei Ascend G 330 has a 4-inch WVGA display, 512MB of RAM, a dual-core 1GHz processor, a 5MP camera, and a 1,500mAh battery. It should cost 199 euros ($249) with no contract.
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Huawei Ascend G 600

The Huawei Ascend G 600 has a 4.5-inch QHD display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 768MB of RAM, a Gorilla Glass screen, a 2,000mAh battery, 8-megapixel camera, and a 299-euro ($374) price without contract.
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Ascend Y 201 Pro

The Ascend Y 201 Pro is an entry-level Android phone going on sale in October. It's geared toward younger buyers and has lower-end specs, including an 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM, a 3.5-inch display, a 1400mAh battery, and a 3.2-megapixel camera. It should cost 129 euros ($161) with no contract.

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