The new smartphone, which is the upgraded version of the C199, has a similar design. Both the smartphones have metal rear panel.

Features in this new model include:

  • 5.5 inch HD IPS display
  • 1.5 GHz  64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 (MSM8928) processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 13MP rear and 5MP front camera
  • 16GB internal and 32GB external memory
  • 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, and GPS/ A-GPS
  • Dual SIM
  • 3000mAh battery


Earlier, Huawei launched the Ascend GX1 at CNY 1,590. The company is expected to unveil the P8 smartphone in March. It will feature a 5.2-inch Full HD resolution.

The p8 smartphone will be powered by an octa-core Kirin 930 CPU paired with 3GB of RAM. The upcoming model will also feature a fingerprint scanner and will have 32GB of native storage.