Huawei Reveals Ascend P2
Huawei today announced the Ascend P2, a new Android smartphone that will launch in world markets later this year. The Ascend P2 is a slim smartphone that runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Huawei's Emotion user interface. It features a 4.7-inch 720p HD display that has 315ppi and boasts a contrast ratio of 1000:1, 500 nits brightness, and 170-degree viewing angle. The P2 is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM, and the phone measures 8.4mm thick. The P2 includes a 13-megapixel camera with flash, back-side illumination, and HD video capture. It offers 16GB of on-board storage and supports microSD cards. Huawei claims it is one of the fastest phones in the world, with support for LTE Category 4, with theoretical download speeds of 150Mbps. The P2 has a 2,420mAh battery with quick charge and numerous power management functions. Other features include quick charge, DLNA for media sharing, and multiple user profiles for personalization. The Ascend P2 is to be Huawei's flagship device for the year. It will go on sale during the second quarter for €399. Pricing and availability for the U.S. has yet to be announced.