Huawei Ascend W1 smartphone with Windows 8 is officially unveiled. The W1, as the “W” suggests, will be Huawei’s first Windows Phone foray. The Ascend W1 is 10.15 mm thin and features a 4" IPS LCD 480 x 800 screen. It's powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, a modest 512MB RAM, a 5 megapixel rear camera and a VGA front-facing camera. With a 1950 mAh battery, the Ascend W1 has 470 hours of standby time, the longest among all smartphones in its class.
Unfortunately, though Huawei Ascend W1 is excellent, it is still lack of support of DVD playback. Moreover, the supported video formats of Huawei Ascend W1 are also limited. If you want to enjoy DVD movies or various videos on Ascend W1 Windows phone 8 device, an all-in-one DVD to Windows phone 8 converter and video to Windows phone 8 converter is inevitable.
Any Video Converter Ultimate is a handy converting tool, which can convert DVDs and all range of videos to Huawei Ascend W1 playable formats. In addition, with this Ascend W1 video converter, you can also download & convert online YouTube videos for enjoyment on your Huawei Ascend W1 Windows phone 8.
Huawei's Windows Phone 8-based devices -- Ascend W1, looks pretty similar to Nokia Lumia 920 and 900. There's the same block shape with squared-off corners and a glossy display set onto bright colors. Huawei didn't do much to distinguish itself from the crop of midrange Windows Phone 8 phones from HTC or Nokia in the terms of the hardware, but it did go out and include a 1,950 mAh battery. With a 1950mAh battery, the Huawei Ascend W1 should be able to handle a day of use. Ascend W1 comes in an array of bold colours, including blue, red, black and white.
Here'a quick look at the specs of the Huawei Ascend W1 smartphone:
Internal memory: 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Card slot: microSD + expandable up to 32GB
Camera: 5.0-megapixel AF rear-facing camera, 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera
OS: Microsoft Windows Phone 8
CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Krait
Battery: Li-Po 1950 mAh battery
Display: WVGA (800 x 480 pixels) resolution, 4-inch IPS LCD touchscreen
Supported audio formats: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+
Supported video formats: MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263
Up to now, there have emerged some wonderful Windows phone 8, such as Nokia Lumia 920, HTC Windows phone 8S/X, Samsung ATIV Odyssey, etc. However, playing videos/DVD movies on Windows phone 8 is difficult. As known to us, Windows phone 8 just supports limited video formats: MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263, it can not allow you to put/play DVD movies & all kinds of videos directly. This limitation indeed brings us a lot of trouble. What should we do? Luckily, it is not impossible to watch DVD or various videos on your Huawei Ascend W1 or other Windows phone 8. With Any Video Converter Ultimate, you can free to convert almost all videos or DVDs to for playback on Huawei Ascend W1 now!
In this tutorial, we're going to use Any Video Converter Ultimate -- Huawei Ascend W1 Video Converter to show you how to convert DVD and videos to Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 compatible video formats. Just follow the simple step-by-step instructions given below and you are on track.
Step1: Download and install Any Video Converter Ultimate
Step 2: Import DVD/videos to the program or start to download YouTube videos
1 - Import videos: Click Add Video Files to select the videos you want to convert. You can also add batch video files by clicking File > Batch Add Video Files.
2 - Add DVD: Click the Add DVD button or click File > DVD. It will start scanning your DVD, you can also choose skip.
3 - Download YouTube: Click Add URLs button, paste URL links to the pop-out box. Then click Add to Download List button. You can continue to paste more YouTube video links as the previous steps.
Step 3. Choose MP4 output format for Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8
Click Output Profile drop down menu to select the output profile for Huawei Ascend W1. Since Huawei Ascend W1 supports MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 video formats. So it's recommended to choose Video Files > Customized MP4 Movie (*.mp4) option.
For better enjoying videos on Huawei Ascend W1, you can customize DVD, video and audio options, such as DVD Subtitle, Audio Language, Video Codec, Video Bitrate, Audio Codec, Audio Bitrate, Audio Channel, Disable Audio, etc. You can customized the resolution of Huawei Ascend W1 to 800 x 480 for full screen enjoyment.
Step 4. Start to convert DVD/videos or download YouTube videos
Click Convert Now! button to convert videos/DVDs for Huawei Ascend W1 . Once the conversion is finished, you can click "Output Folder" button to get the output MP4 files. Then connect your Huawei Ascend W1 with PC, import output videos into it, and have fun!
Any Video Converter Ultimate is an excellent DVD ripping software which can convert DVD to MP4 for Huawei Ascend W1. It can also rip DVD to AVI, MPEG, MKV, WMV, FLV, MP3, WMA, etc. If you want to play DVD movies on your iPhone, iPad, PSP, Android Devices and other portable devices yet have no idea about the proper solution of how to rip DVD. Just feel free to take a try of Any Video Converter Ultimate, which will give you the opportunity to enjoy your DVD movies on all portable media players and smartphones.
Any Video Converter Ultimate features the amazing "downloading + converting" one-step functions which let you enjoy YouTube videos freely and convert them to portable devices such as Huawei Ascend W1, Nokia Lumia 920, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Android phones, tablets, etc. Besides downloading YouTube videos, Any Video Converter Ultimate is also available to record anything on the screen including media player windows, protected iTunes rental video, rental DVD movies, online video web pages, rectangular/freehand regions, desktop activities even the full screen.
Windows Phone 8 is the second generation of the Windows Phone mobile OS. Windows Phone 8 replaces its previously Windows CE-based architecture with one based on the Windows NT kernel with many components shared with Windows 8, allowing applications to be easily ported between the two platforms. It features the interface known as Metro (or Modern UI).
Windows Phone 8 will also allow devices with larger screens (the 3 confirmed sizes are "WVGA 800x480 15:9","WXGA 1280x768 15:9","720p 1280x720 16:9" resolutions) and multi-core processors. Nokia announced a partnership with Microsoft on February 11, 2011 making Windows Phone the primary operating system for Nokia. Windows Phone 8 devices have also been manufactured by Huawei , HTC and Samsung.