10 Show-Stopping Smartphones From CES 2014


Huawei Ascend Mate2

As rumored, Huawei used CES 2014 to unveil its second-generation Ascend Mate phablet. Appropriately named the Ascend Mate2, the phone measures 6.1 inches -- small enough to not look ridiculous as a phone but big enough to serve as a full-fledged tablet. Surprisingly, one of its coolest features is the battery: Huawei said the phone can go two full days on a single charge and provide "reverse charging," letting users charge their other mobile devices from the Ascend's 4,050mAh battery.

The phone comes with a 5-megapixel front-facing and 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, the latter of which can be used with features such as vertical panorama mode and 10-level Auto Face Enhancement to provide what Huawei called a more "fun-filled 'selfie' experience." Under the hood of the Ascend Mate2 is either a 1.6GHz Qualcomm MSM8928 processor or Huawei's own HiSilicon Cortex-A9 chip, depending on the market.

Huawei said the phone eventually will be available in the U.S.