High-end Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone might cost only $480
0. phoneArena 06 Feb 2013, 05:45 posted on
Huawei smartphones have almost always been relatively affordable, and that's been valid for both the company's low- and high-end handsets. The rumored Huawei Ascend P2 might be no exception, even though if word on the street is to be trusted, the device will pack quite some punch. In China, the smartphone is allegedly bound to launch for as low as 3,000 yuan, which equals to a tad over $480...
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1. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
so you get a all-V8 type processor and not a Bi-Quad processor like the Exynos 5 octa for $480 ...neat
3. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3881; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
I really think it's going to use big.Little, and not be all A15 cores. The power consumption for quad core A15 is through the roof, making an octa core A15 processor is just ridiculous. Who in their right mind would even NEED an 8 core A15 processor? We barely tap into quad core A9 processors (Exynos 4412), much less quad core A15, and ESPECIALLY not octa core A15.
The only possible way an 8 core A15 processor would be usable in terms of longevity is if 6 of them are turned off for 95% of the time the phone is actually on, and even 2 A15 cores are battery hogs so you'll need a huge battery to support them.
4. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
I don't think it's Huawei's fault, at least in america.
6. Captain_Doug (Posts: 747; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)
No on screen keys? Bummer. I really liked the leaked image of it where the screen was lowered so the on screen keys were as low as capacitive keys. Maybe one day....