Huawei Ascend P1 lands in Oz after delay

Jul 6, 2012 10:27 AM
Filed under Mobility

High-end smartphone arrives at Dick Smith.

Huawei this week launched its dual-core, high-end Ascend P1 handset in Australia, despite originally slating the phone’s release for May.

The smartphone represents the first high-end Huawei handset release locally. The company is traditionally known for its budget smartphones, most recently unveiling the $279 Vision for Australian customers.

It is available this week from Dick Smith for $499.

The P1 boasts a 1.5GHz dual-core Cortex A9 processor, 1GB RAM and 4.3in Super AMOLED 960x540px 256ppi screen, running the Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' operating system.

It packs an 8MP camera with 1080p video on the rear, and a 1.3MP, 720p front camera into a 7.69mm thick body, including the 1670mAh battery.

A Huawei spokesperson said finalising agreements with partners had contributed to the delay.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter

Copyright © CRN Australia. All rights reserved.


Huawei Ascend P1 lands in Oz after delay
Top Stories
Channel's best mingle at 2015 CRN Fast50 networking drinks
[Photos] Who was at the Four Seasons, Sydney on 26 November?
Revealed: The 2015 CRN Fast50!
Meet the fastest-growing IT service providers in Australia.
Sign up to receive CRN email bulletins
Was your most important vendor the same in 2015 as in 2014?

Latest Comments
CRN Magazine

Issue: 343 | October 2015

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.