Huawei: The ultra-thin Ice Cream Sandwich Ascend P1 series available from mid-April firstly in China


At the beginning of 2012 Huawei went to CES 2012 in Las Vegas, where China-based vendor exhibited in style two ultra-thin Android 4.0 smartphones – the Ascend P1 series. The company is said to focus on high-end devices this year.

Just yesterday Huawei held a media event in Beijing showcasing the Ascend P1 series (previewed by us at the end of January), which is half of the four high-end smartphones the company plans to release this year. The other half includes Ascend D quad (core) series showcased at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

Ascend P1 phones feature the same dual-core Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 Cortex-A9 processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and PowerSGX 540 GPU, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of built-in memory storage.

Huawei says that these devices running Ice Cream Sandwich will be available in three different colors (black, white and pink) from mid-April in China, Taiwan, and later on in Japan, Europe (Russia and other countries).