Apr 22

Huawei Ascend P1 released in China, to follow internationally

Huawei Ascend P1

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, launched on April 18, 2012 its flagship smartphone Huawei Ascend P1 in mainland China. Ascend P1 can be bought in China for 2,999 yuan, which is around $475. However, its slimmer counterpart, Ascend P1 S, is yet to be made available. The manufacturer also announced that Ascend P1 will be released in other markets, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia by May of this year, Latin America in June, and Europe from summer. Other markets will soon follow.

To summarize the specs, Huawei Ascend P1 is just 7.69mm thin and has a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display resolution of qHD (540 x 960) with Gorilla Glass on top. It is powered by the TI OMAP 4460 chipset with a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 1.5 GHz processor and a PowerVR SGX540 graphics chip. It runs the latest Android 4.0 ICS. It has 1GB of RAM and 4GB of ROM, 8.0 megapixel back camera with dual-LED flash, Dolby Mobile 3.0 + 5.1 surround sound support and 1080p video recording. Huawei also revealed that the camera is manufactured by Samsung and Sony, which means the image quality on different units may have some variations. Furthermore, the Ascend P1 S comes with the same specifications as the P1, except it’s even thinner at just 6.68mm.

To view the full specifications of Huawei Ascend P1 (U9200), click here.

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