On Wednesday, Huawei announced global accessibility of its flagship Ascend P1 smartphone. The Android 4.0-powered handset will be available in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Australia by May, in Latin America by June and in Europe for the summer, with availability in other markets to trail.
Richard Yu, Chairman of Huawei said that “The global availability of the Ascend P1, which combines smart features and a sexy design, represents a significant milestone for Huawei Device.”
“We are sending strong signals of our intention to transform into a consumer-facing brand and extend our market leadership globally by strengthening our range of flagship products. We are also expanding our sales and distribution channels to move beyond a focus on operators,” Yu said.
The Ascend P1 is equipped with a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, a dual-core TI OMAP 4460 processor clocked at 1.5GHz and 8-megapixel rear camera.