Huawei, a leading global Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions provider launched two new additions to its Android series. The latest smartphones called Huawei Ascend P1 TD- SCDMA and 2600mAh XL have been launched recently at Shanghai, China during the Mobile Asia Expo 2012 on 20 June. Both these handsets are customized variants of the intercontinental P1 heading to China with a much powerful battery and a 3G broadcast.
Both these devices run Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform. The Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA just simply swaps out the radio for compatibility with 3G radios in China. The battery-life of the second handset has been extended to 2600mAh. The Ascend P1 features a dual-core TI OMAP 4460 chipset with the processor clocked at 1.5 GHz and a PowerVR SGX540 GPU. It includes 1GB of RAM along with 4GB of internal memory and microSD card slot. There is an 8MP rear facing camera along with a front camera. The 4.3 inch Super AMOLED screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass and has a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. The Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA will be available for sale through online shopping channels in China by the end of June, while the Ascend P1 XL will be available in China in third quarter of 2012.
At the Expo, Huawei is also showcasing six other handsets including the dual-core smartphone Ascend D1, quad-core smartphone Ascend D quad, the compact dual-core smartphone Ascend P1, the quad-core HD tablet MediaPad 10 FHD and Mobile WiFi E5331 and E5151. Other products being displayed are Ascend D1, Ascend D quad, Ascend P1, MediaPad 10 FHD, Huawei Honor and the Ascend C8812. Another data card product series showcased by the company includes seven products like PA+ standard of 21Mbps downlink speed and LTE Cat4 standard of 150Mbps downlink speed. The data card products include the Mobiles WiFi E5331 and the WiFi E5151 with its Ethernet port supporting Ethernet and 3G dual-WAN connectivity.