Telecom Lead @ Mobile World Congress: Huawei has launched the world’s fastest 4G / LTE smartphone — on the Android 4.1 OS platform.
The Chinese ICT solutions provider says Huawei Ascend P2 features 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and LTE Cat 4.
4G users will benefit as they can enjoy download speeds of up to 150 Mb.
At the CES 2013, Huawei unveiled Windows Phone 8 smartphone called HUAWEI W1. This is the first Windows Phone 8 smartphone from the Chinese smartphone maker. HUAWEI W1 will be available in China and Russia from January 2013, with Western Europe, Middle East, USA and other selected countries to follow.
“Ascend P2 is the perfect combination of elegance and power, and further proof that there’s no need to compromise when desiring a perfect smartphone. It is evidence of the outstanding smartphone experiences and great technology that we are committed to bringing to consumers,” said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group.
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Huawei will launch Ascend P2 sale in France through Orange in June 2013.
In the second quarter of 2013, the world’s fastest 4G smartphone — as claimed by Huawei — will be available globally.
“The technological capabilities of the HUAWEI Ascend P2 will enable our customers to have the fastest access to all their content, with speeds up to 150 Mb on our brand new 4G network,” said Florence Paour, device marketing director, Orange France.
Powered by a 2420 mAh battery and 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, the Ascend P2 downloads HD movies in minutes, and loads online videos, web pages, songs or e-Books in seconds.
Huawei’s ‘swift sharing’ supports uploads and downloads two to three times faster than other smartphones in a WiFi environment.
Ascend P2 enables e-payments and can act as an electronic ticket.
In addition, Huawei’s Quick Power Control (QPC) and Automated Discontinuous Reception (ADRX) power-saving technologies, reduces power consumption by 30 percent and charging time by more than 25 percent compared to other smartphones.
Meanwhile, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, Huawei Ascend P1 LTE smartphone handles high speed data on the LTE network and voice calls on the underlying 3G network using Circuit Switched Voice Fall Back (CSFB voice) technology.