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Huawei Ascend P1 Smartphone Released Globally
By Kevin Bruce Francisco - on 19 Apr 2012, 12:32pm

Huawei Ascend P1 Smartphone Released Globally

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Yesterday, April 18, 2012, Huawei announced the release of their Ascend P1 smartphone. It will be available in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia through operators and retailers by May 2012, in Latin America by June and in Europe for the summer, with availability in other markets to follow.

“The global availability of the Ascend P1, which combines smart features and a sexy design, represents a significant milestone for Huawei Device. We are sending strong signals of our intention to transform into consumer-facing brand and extend our market leadership globally by strengthening our range of flagship products," said Richard YU, Chairman of Huawei Device.

It features a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 processor while measuring 7.69mm thin and 64.8mm long. The Ascend P1 is also equipped with a 4.3-inch super AMOLED 960 x 540 touch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass, an 8-megapixel BSI rear-facing camera and Dolby Mobile 3.0 + 5.1 surround sound technology.