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Huawei Ascend Y200 Entry Level Phone Ready to Conquer USA; Taken for a Spin at CTIA 2012 (Video)

Huawei Ascend Y200 is yet another entry level phone from the Chinese company, but this time one that aims at conquering the US market. Luckily, the folks of CNET got some hands on quality time with the phone at CTIA 2012, so you know what you’re getting into before making the purchase.

The Ascend Y200 gets its “Y” name particle from “youth”, so the handset is for the mass market and particularly youngsters. Thus, it’s an entry level device with a smaller screen, slower CPU and lesser camera performance. It runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread, packs a 3.5 inch touchscreen and uses a 1 GHz processor. It doesn’t sound that bad, does it? Anyway, this model also comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera with no flash. Its design is pretty appealing with a rounded shape and smooth lines.

No carrier or pricing information has been disclosed yet, but what we do know is that the Ascend Y200 will be released in the US later this year, according to Huawei’s executive product VP James Jiang. There’s a hands on video with the Ascend Y200 below and for some reason this phone reminds me of the tiny HP Veer from last year…