Huawei on Wednesday announced the launch of the Ascend P7 flagship android smartphone, the announcement of the device was made by Richard Yu at a press event in Paris. The Ascend P7 comes equipped with a 5-inch 1080p HD display and protected by a Gorilla Glass 3 housing on both its back and front.
The new flagship device could be Huawei’s secret plan to move up from its third-place ranking in the smartphone market. The handset is powered by an 1.8GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM, and runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system with Huawei’s Emotion UI running upfront.
The Ascend P7 comes with a few competitive specifications includes an 8-megapixel on the front of the device for quality selfies while on the back of the device, there’s a 13-megapixel camera which has a quick launch function that can take a picture within 1.2 seconds by simply double tapping the volume down button.
It comes with 16GB of onboard storage and an 32GB microSD card for addition storage. The handset comes with a non-removable 2,500 mAh battery and even has a power saving mode allows the handset to run on 10 percent of battery life into 24 hours of standby time.
The device is due for release on the Europe and Asia markets in June for 449 euros, however there are no details if it will reach the shores of the United States or even Australia.