Huawei launches ‘youth’ targeted Ascend Y300


Four inch device will be available for £59.95 on pre-pay from Carphone Warehouse

Huawei has announced its new mid-level smartphone, the Ascend Y300, will be released tomorrow (June 6) in Carphone Warehouse.

The handset will be aimed at the youth market and second-time smartphone owners, according to the manufacturer.

It retails for £59.95 on pre-pay and is free on contracts from £7.50 per month. The handset features a four inch touchscreen, one Ghz processor, five megapixel camera and runs Android Jelly Bean.

Huawei UK sales director Rhys Saunders said: “The partnership with Carphone will help cement Huawei’s products and brand firmly in the British consciousness in the coming months.”

Carphone Warehouse commercial director Carl Cowling added: “We are proud to bring Huawei phones into our range and see this partnership as a demonstration of our commitment to offering shoppers the best possible choice of devices and mobile deals.

“High quality, affordable smartphones represent the fastest growing area of the mobile market today and offer an exciting opportunity that many of the key players are vying for a piece of. The Huawei Ascend Y300 offers the best of both worlds – it’s a powerful smartphone at an accessible price tag – and we’re sure that it will be very popular with our customers.”