Huawei announces Ascend P2, coming in Q2 for 399 euros

Huawei has unveiled Ascend P2, its flagship Android smartphone for 2013. Looking at the specs, it does really look like one, but pricing makes it a very interesting smartphone.

Huawei has officially announced the Ascend P2 smartphone today at a pre-MWC press conference. Packing LTE CAT4, the new Ascend P2 supports download speeds up to 150Mbps. The smartphone will be released globally beginning Q2, 2013 with a price-tag of 399 euros (in Europe) ($530 approx.). Huawei has not revealed pricing for other regions right now.Huawei-Ascend-P2_big

Huawei Ascend P2 comes with a 4.7-inch 720p HD display with HD in-cell touch technology. The smartphone also packs 1.5GHz quad-core Hi-Silicon K3V2 processor, 13MP rear camera with BSI sensor and 1.2MP front camera.

According to Huawei, company has pre-loaded Android 4.1 on the phone with company’s Emotion UI, which brings features like Theme Manager, Cloud+, Permission manager, Startup manager, Traffic manager, Smart Reading and Power manager.

Ascend P2 also supports quick charging, which reduces battery charging time by 25 per cent. Thanks to cellular radio technology used in the phone, Huawei claims that it will consume 20 per cent less power than the competing smartphones.

The phone will be sold in Black and White variants.

Huawei Ascend P2 key features

  • 4.7-inch IPS display with 1280x720p resolution and Gorilla Glass 2, supports Magic Touch
  • Android 4.1.2 with Emotion UI
  • 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor
  • 1.2MP front camera
  • 8.4mm thick
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
  • LTE CAT4, HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC
  • 2420mAh battery

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