Huawei, the Chinese handset manufacturer in partnership with Bharti Airtel and Qualcomm launched the first 4G LTE handset named Huawei Ascend P1 in India. The device was announced at the Qualcomm’s annual mobile industry event in Delhi. Huawei Ascend P1 LTE handset is capable of managing high speed data on the LTE network and voice calls on 3G network through Circuit Switched Fall Back (CSFB voice) technology. Apart from the improved battery and LTE support, the device does not feature anything new in terms of the hardware and software configuration.
The device runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. It sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touch display with a resolution of 960×540 pixels. Ascend P1 LTE is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and 1GB of RAM. The smartphone is equipped with a powerful battery of 1,800mAh. It features a 4GB built-in storage along with a microSD card to expand the memory. There is an 8 megapixel rear facing camera with a dual-LED flash and a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front. The device supports Bluetooth, microUSB and Wi-Fi.
The display of the device is made up of scratch proof Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The users can even access the Google Play Store. According to the company, the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE’s ultra-low latency assures smooth video calling and faster online gaming.