• Huawei Ascend P1
    Last Updated: Jan 9th,2012

    The Huawei Ascend P1 is the slightly thicker version of the Huawei Ascend P1 S. The "S" version was launched as a super thin premium option, but besides thickness, the two phones share nearly identical specs including a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen, 1.5GHz TI processor, 8MP camera, and 1.3MP rear camera.

  • News & Updates

    2012-06-15 15.41.23
    Huawei Ascend P1 now available direct from Amazon for $450

    The Huawei Ascend P1, which we reviewed back in June and has been available on the international market for some time now, is finally available direct to US consumers. The mid-range Ice Cream Sandwich handset features a .5GHz dual-core processor and can be purchased unlocked from Amazon for $450. If you’ve had an itch for […]

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    Vodafone UK picks up the Huawei Ascend P1 for August release, available now at Canada’s WIND Mobile

    The Android 4.0-powered Huawei Ascend P1 is about to find a home for itself on Vodafone in the UK. Staying with Huawei’s theme of providing affordable smartphone options, the phone will be available for free on plans starting at £26 per month. The Ascend P1, however, is not your typical low-cost device from the Chinese manufacturer. […]

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    Huawei Emotion UI becomes available for Chinese users

    Huawei unveiled their Emotion UI this past May, and now the upgrade is available to their first crop of users. Chinese users who own the Huawei Honor, Huawei Ascend P1, and the Huawei Ascend P1E are all being directed to download the upgrade to their Android 4.0-enabled devices. This is a huge step up from […]

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    Huawei Ascend P1 Review

    Huawei isn’t exactly known for being a producer of high-end mobile devices, but the company has been hoping to change that image recently. A big reason why we don’t automatically associate the Chinese manufacturer with today’s crop of Galaxy S3s and HTC One X’s is partly due to Huawei’s absence from the North American market […]

    Huawei Ascend P1 hits the FCC

    While the Huawei Ascend P1 was revealed this past January, there’s been very little to suggest it’s coming any time soon. A new FCC approval may have changed all that, however, as the device is now certified to be sold in the United States. The 4.3 inch device is quite the slim wonder with a […]

    A second look at the Huawei Ascend P1 and Huawei Ascend D Quad [CTIA 2012]

    We visited Huawei’s booth in hopes of finding some new Android goods, but we’re sad to say that wasn’t the case. We did decide to play with some older (well, old in terms of being announced) devices — the Huawei Ascend P1 (and, by extension, the P1s) and the Huawei D Quad. The latter, of […]

    Huawei announces Ascend P1 global availability

    With the Huawei Ascend P1 launching in China today and subsequently selling out according to the company’s chairman, details of the handset’s global retail availability are being released. The slim (but not as slim as its Ascend P1 S counterpart) smartphone will launch in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia this May followed by Latin America […]

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    Huawei Ascend P1/S Hands-On and Impressions [Video]

    Note: The P1 is almost identical to the P1S except it’s a bit thicker at 7.69mm and has a weaker capacity battery at 1670mAh. The folks at Huawei were on hand at CES 2012 in Las Vegas to introduce to us the ultra slim and beautiful Huawei P1 and P1s. They’re the latest in a […]

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    Huawei Ascend P1 S Announced as World’s Thinnest Smartphone [CES 2012]

    The battle for World’s Thinnest Smartphone continues, this time with Huawei announcing the Ascend P1 S and claiming that it bests every other smartphone in the world in belt size (6.68mm). For how long will it hold the title? We don’t know… it’d be lucky to survive the rest of CES at this rate, but […]