Huawei has launched the Ascend P1 LTE in India, which becomes the country’s first LTE smartphone. Huawei has launched the device with Airtel and it will run on Airtel’s brand new LTE 4G network.
The P1 LTE features a 4.3-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 960×540 pixels, a dual-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1.5GHz, 1GB of RAM, 4GB internal memory, a microSD card slot, a 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The phone runs on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich with the custom Huawei skin. On the battery front it features a 1,800-mAh battery.
Unlike the US model, the Huawei Ascend P1 launched in India runs on a Qualcomm chipset which supports the LTE band used by Indian operators. Currently, Huawei and Airtel have not revealed any information regarding pricing and availability, but we will update this post as soon as it is revealed
Update: Airtel and Huawei will announce pricing and availability later this month and the device is not locked to the Airtel network.
|Specifications||Huawei Ascend P1 LTE|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 clocked at 1.5GHz|
|Display||4.3-inch AMOLED qHD|
|Memory||4GB, microSD card slot|
|Camera||8-megapixel rear, 1.3-megapixel front-facing|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi, 4G LTE on Airtel|
|OS||Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich|