Huawei Ascend Mate2 first impressions: big screen, low price, solid construction Summary: I was not prepared to be impressed by the Huawei Ascend Mate2, especially at a price of just $299.99. I am rather shocked after just a couple of days of use. By Matthew Miller for Smartphones and Cell Phones | July 3, 2014 -- 14:50 GMT (07:50 PDT) Follow @palmsolo SHARE: SUBSCRIBE TO: Mobility TOPICS: Mobility, Android, Reviews 0 By Matthew Miller for Smartphones and Cell Phones | July 3, 2014 -- 14:50 GMT (07:50 PDT) Previous | Next Image 11 of 17 You can have nine home screen panels Battery lasts forever The Phone Manager utility is quite helpful Topics: Mobility, Android, Reviews Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.