Huawei unveils new Honor smartphone with long battery life

Huawei's new smartphone will go on sale in China, Russia and Middle East in Q4

Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Huawei announced a new Android smartphone that the company says has a battery life of up to three days on a single charge.

The Huawei Honor has a 4-inch touch screen, a 1.4 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of integrated storage that can be increased to 32GB with a memory card. It runs Android 2.3.5.

The smartphone has a 1,900 mAh battery, a micro USB port, a rear 8-megapixel camera and a 2-megapixel front camera.

The Huawei Honor measures 10.9 millimeters at its thinnest point and weighs at 140 grams. In contrast, Apple's iPhone 4 is 9.3 millimeters thick and weighs 137 grams.

Huawei plans to launch the smartphone in China, Russia, the Middle East and markets in Asia-Pacific in the fourth quarter Huawei said it will announce pricing details soon.

Huawei has been working to expand its smartphone profile, with the aim of selling its products across the globe. The company has typically built handsets for the lower and mid-market price range. In August, Huawei unveiled its Vision smartphone, which has a 3.7 touchscreen and uses Android 2.3.

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