Unlocked Huawei Ascend P1 Officially Introduced in the US

The smartphone is available for purchase for just $450/€340 outright

One of the thinnest Android smartphones available on the market, the Huawei Ascend P1 has just made its debut in the United States.

Only 7.69mm thick, the Ascend P1 features a sleek and stylish design that makes it stand out from other Android devices in its range.

Android fans who wish to grab the unlocked version of Huawei Ascend P1 can head over to major retailer Amazon.

The smartphone is available for only $450/€340 outright, which is a pretty good price for what it has to offer.

“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,” said Michael Chuang, executive vice president of Huawei Device USA.

Keep in mind that Ascend P1 ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system out of the box, but Huawei has promised that a Jelly Bean upgrade will be available for the US version of the smartphone.

Hardware-wise, the handset is equipped with a powerful enough 1.5 GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4460 processor, which is complemented by 1GB of RAM and 4 GB of ROM.

The smartphone allows users to further expand storage up to 32GB via microSD memory card. On the back, the Ascend P1 boasts an impressive 8-megapixel photo snapper that features dual-LED flash, autofocus and full HD (1080p) video recording.

Huawei also claims that the Ascend P1 “offers users a movie theatre-quality cinematic experience with its super AMOLED, 4.3 inch screen and 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound System.”

It is worth mentioning that the phone’s qHD display supports 540 x 960 pixels resolution and features Corning Gorilla Glass coating for extra protection. Huawei Ascend P1 features a 1670 mAh Li-Ion battery, as well as HSDPA and HSUPA support.

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