02 Jun '11, 9am

China's X6 Ideos smartphone going at unprecedented $499: HOW about a 4.1-inch touch-screen Google Android smartp...

China's X6 Ideos smartphone going at unprecedented $499: HOW about a 4.1-inch touch-screen Google Android smartp...

The X6, Huawei's top-of-the-line smartphone model, will go on sale later this month, the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant announced at a media briefing on Thursday. -- PHOTO: INTERNET HOW about a 4.1-inch touch-screen Google Android smartphone with a 1Ghz processor for just $499? That's the expected retail price of Huawei Technologies' upcoming X6 Ideos smartphone, an unprecedented one for a handset sporting such specifications. Similar handsets from other companies like HTC or Sony Ericsson retail go for more than $800. The X6, Huawei's top-of-the-line smartphone model, will go on sale later this month, the Chinese telecommunications equipment giant announced at a media briefing on Thursday. Huawei, better known for its mobile broadband sticks and mobile cell-towers, entered the mobile phone business last year with its first Android handset. While it declined to...

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