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Huawei Ascend P1 is coming to the UK this Summer

Pricing and launch date remain a mystery
Wed Apr 18 2012, 13:52

CHINESE PHONE MAKER Huawei has announced that it will release the Ascend P1 smartphone in Europe this Summer, several months after its launch at CES in January.

Huawei Ascend P1 S Android SmartphoneThe Huawei Ascend P1 is the slightly chunkier sibling of the 6.68mm-thick Ascend P1 S that has yet to be released in the UK, with its thicker chassis allowing for a larger battery. Besides that you'll find the specifications identical to those of the skinnier P1 S, including a Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 Cortex A9 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 4.3in qHD screen, an 8MP camera and Android 4.0.

"The global availability of the Ascend P1, which combines smart features and a sexy design, represents a significant milestone for Huawei Device", said Richard Yu, chairman of Huawei Device.

"We are sending strong signals of our intention to transform into a consumer-facing brand and extend our market leadership globally by strengthening our range of flagship products. We are also expanding our sales and distribution channels to move beyond a focus on operators."

There are no details on the handset's pricing or UK release date, but Huawei has promised that these will be revealed soon. µ

 

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