Huawei 4Afrika Full Specifications And Price Details

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The Huawei 4Afrika is a customized version of the Huawei W1 windows phone 8 handset for Africa, which has notable specifications and decent hardware under the hood.

Huawei 4Afrika runs Windows Phone 8 OS, sporting a 4.0-inch WVGA IPS 800×480 display, powered by a Qualcomm MSM8230-3 dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 512MB of RAM to keep things running, equipped with a 5 megapixel camera on back to record 720p HD videos, a front-facing 0.3 megapixel shooter, microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 32GB, micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n, pre-loaded Data Sense, access to Marketplace, Xbox Live Games, Microsoft Office, a Lithium-Polymer 1,950 battery. a whole host of the Windows Phone services, and all the regular features of a Windows Phone 8 device.

Huawei 4Afrika comes preloaded with custom apps created by African developers for African consumers, and also feature a market-specific store.

Full Technical Specifications of Huawei 4Afrika


2GUMTS 900/2100; 850/1900/AWS
EDGE/GPRS 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3GHSPA+ DL 21Mbps/UL5.76 Mbps

System Properties

Operating SystemWindows Phone 8 (Portico Version)
CPU1.2GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm MSM8230-3 Processor


TypeIPS WVGA Capacitive 4-point touch
Resolution800×480 Pixels


Form FactorCandybar
Dimensions124.5 x 63.7 x 10.5 mm

Input/ User Interface

Input– Accelerometer
– Proximity Sensor
– Light Sensors
– Touch Sensitive Controls


Primary (Rear-Facing)– 5 Megapixels
– 2592×1944 pixels
– LED Flash
– Auto focus
Video Recording Capability– 720p HD Video Recording Capability @ 30fps
– 1280 x 720 pixels
– AVI/MPEG4 Quality
Secondary (Front-Facing)– 0.3 Megapixels


Internal Storage4GB
Expandable StorageUp To 32GB (via microSD Expansion)


Bluetooth2.1 + A2DP, EDR
USBmicroUSB 2.0
WLAN– 802.11 Wi-Fi b/g/n
– Wi-Fi Hotspot
Headset3.5mm Audio Jack

Browser & Messaging

HTML 5. WAP 2.0, Adobe Flash
SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM


CapacityLi-Po 1,950mAh Polymer Battery
Standby TimeUp To 450 Hours
Talk Time

Music & Video

Audio FormatsMP3, AAC+, WMA, Advanced AAC
Video FormatsMP4, 3GP, MOV, MKV, AVI, FLV, MPEG

Other Features

Data Sense
Windows Marketplace
Xbox Live Games, Microsoft Office, Hotmail
Internet Explorer 10, Zune Services


Black, White, Blue

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Price & Availability

The Huawei 4Afrika handset will be available for African countries including Angola, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa. No official word on price information and exact launch date yet.

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