Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Huawei Ascend P7 enters beta testing, should be launched soon

Android 5.1 Lollipop update for Huawei Ascend P7 enters beta testing, should be launched soon
Owners of the Huawei Ascend P7 probably already know that their handset will be updated to Android Lollipop, since Huawei not long ago confirmed this. However, the company didn't say exactly when the update would be released. Fortunately, it looks like the update is almost ready to reach end users, as Huawei started beta testing Lollipop on the P7 in Spain and Italy.

Currently running Android 4.4 KitKat, the Ascend P7 will be updated directly to Android 5.1 Lollipop, skipping the 5.0 version. The update will also bring the new EMUI 3.1 to the P7.

Now eclipsed by the newer and more powerful Huawei P8, the Ascend P7 can be bought for around $300 unlocked. The P7 is a 6.5mm-thin smartphone with pretty attractive features, including: a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 910T processor, 13 MP rear camera, 8 MP front-facing camera, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of expandable storage space. You can find out much more about the handset by reading our Huawei Ascend P7 review.

Besides the Ascend P7, other Huawei handsets that will be updated to Android Lollipop (hopefully in the near future) include the Ascend Mate 2, Ascend Mate7, and Ascend G7.


source: GSM Arena

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Ascend P7
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Quad-core, 1800 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 2500 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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3 Comments

1. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

I have never use a huawei devices, do their cameras take nice pictures?

3. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

They all use Sony sensors and the software is capable so pretty nice pictures and videos. I have played around with their P7, P8, Mate 7 and the Honour 6 Plus.

2. Bondurant

Posts: 785; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Honor 6 & 6plus, Mate 7 also undergoing beta tests, within and outside China.

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