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Huawei Ascend P1 launches in U.S., available unlocked from Amazon for $449.99

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Huawei Ascend P1 launches in U.S., available unlocked from Amazon for $449.99
Chinese manufacturer Huawei has some has some exciting phones coming to CES 2013 such as the Huawei Ascend Mate with its massive 6.1 inch display, and the Huawei Ascend D2 with a 5 inch 1080p display. Both will be driven by quad-core Qualcomm processors. It is unknown if either of those two models will make it to the U.S.

The Huawei Ascend P1 is now available from Amazon

The Huawei Ascend P1 is now available from Amazon

What has made it to the States is the Huawei Ascend P1. Now available from Amazon for $449.99 with free shipping, the unlocked device features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display with qHD resolution which offers up a serviceable 254ppi pixel density. Driving Miss Daisy is a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 processor with 1GB of RAM on board, and 4GB of native storage. The 32GB capacity microSD slot can expand the memory. Yes, the Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound System offers theater quality sound while the rear facing 8MP camera captures video in 1080p. There is also a 1.3MP front facing shooter that takes self portraits and supports video chat. The 1670mAh battery keep the lights on and the whole shebang is just 7.68mm thick.

If the specs seem a little early 2012 to you, you'd be right. The Huawei Ascend P1 originally launched last April in China and hit Europe in June.

"The Ascend P1 is perfect for consumers looking to get the most out of their device. Whether it’s for playing games, streaming music and videos, or sharing multimedia in the home or workplace, the Ascend P1 offers unparalleled performance and a truly unique mobile experience."-Michael Chuang, Executive Vice President, Huawei Device USA

source: Amazon via BGR

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posted on 04 Jan 2013, 01:43

1. dickwyn (Posts: 586; Member since: 07 May 2012)


http://megapowertech.blogspot.com/2013/01/leaked-image-might-just-be-galaxy-s-iv.html Galaxy S IV Image

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 03:02 2

2. BadAssAbe (Posts: 434; Member since: 22 Apr 2011)


Ascend vs nexus 4
Price nexus
Screen Nexus
OS nexus
Ram nexus
Processor Nexus
battery nexus

SD Slot Ascend P1

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 03:21

4. Mittal (Posts: 427; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)


but where is the Nexus ?

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 03:12

3. Mittal (Posts: 427; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)


you have got to be kidding..
450 buck is too much! The much better HTC One S costs far less!!
I bought the One S a week back :-D Loving it....

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 15:18

5. JunitoNH (Posts: 866; Member since: 15 Feb 2012)


yeah.........lets just hope your version doesn't have the infamous bug plaguing the device.

http://www.amazon.com/HTC-Z520E-VILLE-COLOUR-UNLOCKED/product-reviews/B007H7G6IE/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

posted on 04 Jan 2013, 17:20

6. motty (Posts: 84; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)


No way No thanks for 6.1 " phone..

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