The Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA and 2600mAh XL smartphones are country-specific variants of the original P1 destined for launch in China. The former device is bundled with TD-SCDMA network support, while the latter one incorporates a 2600mAh extended battery pack.
On the specifications front, there shouldn’t be any changes to the current key hardware components which include a dual core 1.5GHz CPU backed by 1GB of RAM. On the front rests a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display portraying resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels. 4GB of built-in storage and the 32GB microSD expansion bay take care of hoarding needs, while an 8MP BSI camera with AF can be used for capturing images and videos.
“2012 has been an exciting year for Huawei Device as we innovate and transform to achieve a stronger performance in this competitive market,” noted Shao Yang, Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Device. “With the creation of both our star and flagship product series, Huawei Device is working towards establishing a new industry standard that provides outstanding product experiences for consumers. At the same time, Huawei Device is transforming to become a more consumer-facing brand, actively communicating our own value proposition and steadily progressing towards our goal of becoming one of the world’s leading mobile phone brands.”
In addition to the newly launched Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA and 2600mAh XL variants, the company also showcased its Ascend D quad and D1 handsets along with the quad-core MediaPad 10 FHD tablet at the Mobile Asia Expo 2012. The P1 is expected to roll out in Germany, Russia, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia later this year. The D1 is soon to launch through e-commerce channels in China, while the Ascend D quad will be available in the second half of 2012.
The Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA and 2600mAh XL release dates point to the end of June and sometime during Q3 of 2012, respectively. Price details haven’t been disclosed as yet.