Huawei Ascend P1 Features and Price in Pakistan

Huawei Ascend P1 Price in Pakistan

Update: 23-8-2013
Rs. 34,999

Huawei Ascend P1 Review

There is no denying the fact that Huawei is making some strong and lasting ripples in smartphone world and Huawei Ascend P1 with a similar impact. What is even more staggering to the buyer is its price in Pakistan compared to almost every other smartphone with similar features. Once you get hold of this smartphone, you will certainly feel the sense of power and performance in your hand. Unlike what most of the critics were saying about this phone, it delivers staggering performance, modern user interface, top of the line features and all packed in a durable body. Overall, a wise and well equipped move from China in consumer’s pockets.

The design of this smart phone is simple yet astonishing. A big Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen on the face and a smooth back in a wide body gives you easy handling of this phone. The video quality is great rendering HD quality video streaming and captured images. With its 4.3 inches screen glazed up to perform, you are going to love watch your videos on it. Huawei made sure that there is nothing left in the body design that would give it a negative impact.

Turning to the camera of this mobile phone, it will also startle you with its wonderful image results coming from its 8MP lens. The features it supports are Geo-tagging, HDR, face and smile detection. It is also made for let you communicate live all around the world with a front camera of 1.3MP.

What matters the most is the processing and this phone is one hell of a package. Its central processing unit comprises of two units of 1.5GHz Cortex-A9. The speeds of browsing and processing are just blazing and 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM are just lovely. The multimedia features of this smartphone are also full of astonishing or should it be said full of amazing features for a smart phone. The Wi-Fi internet connectivity, Bluetooth, USB, Java Apps, A-GPS support, SNS integration and TV-out features are the wondrous sides of Huawei Ascend P1. In addition to the internal memory of 4GB, you can find a card slot where a small SD card can be attached with a memory capacity up to 32GB.

No room for mentioning the downsides in this Ascend P1 mobile phone except the price level, which is kept a bit higher. Compared to other smartphones with similar specs, Huawei Ascend P1 is priced a little low, however with the price trend set for Chinese makes in the Pakistani market, it still is higher. This is where Huawei will have to manage its image as an international brand rather than its conventional low cost and low quality repute.

Overall it is nice to see some other brands coming up with world class features and quality. There is no compromise on the quality and reliability of this phone, which justifies the price tag it bears. If you are considering buying this phone, no need to take a second thought.

Huawei Ascend P1 Specifications

Announced/Release Date

  • Announced 2012, January
  • Status Available. Released 2012, May

Internet Functions

  • Facebook Yes
  • Youtube Yes
  • Google Search Yes
  • Twitter Yes
  • Browser HTML

Connectivity Features

  • USB (Universal Serial Bus) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
  • Bluetooth Connection Yes, v2.1 with A2DP
  • GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • WLAN For Connecting Internet Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
  • NFC (Near Field Communication) No
  • 3G (Speed) HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps

Battery Type And Timing

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 1670 mAh battery
  • Stand-by Time (Approx.) N/A
  • Talk Time (Approx.) N/A
  • Music Play Time N/A

Hardware And Memory

  • OS (Operating System) Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • CPU Capacity Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortext-A9
  • Chipset TI OMAP 4460
  • GPU For Graphics PowerVR SGX540
  • Internal Memory No
  • External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB
  • RAM and ROM 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM

Network Coverage And SIM Info

  • 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network No
  • SIM Type Mini-SIM

Body Structure And Style

  • Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display Size 540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density)
  • Body Weight 110 g (3.88 oz)
  • Body Dimensions 127.4 x 64.8 x 7.7 mm (5.02 x 2.55 x 0.30 in)
  • Colors Metallic black, Ceramic white, Soft pink

Camera And Multimedia

  • Backside Camera (Primary) 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Frontside Camera (Secondary) Yes, 1.3 MP
  • Photo Editor Yes
  • Video Recording Quality Yes, 1080p@30fps
  • Audio Player Support MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
  • Video Player (File Types) MP4/H.263/H.264 player
  • Radio FM radio
  • 3.5mm jack Yes - Dolby Mobile 3.0 Plus sound enhancement
  • Loudspeaker Yes

Business Features

  • Document Editor No
  • MS Word Support Yes

Huawei Ascend P1 Features

  • 4.3 Inches Wide Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 110 g Weight
  • microSD (TransFlash) up to 32GB
  • 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM Internal Memory
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
  • 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus Camera with Dual-LED flash
  • 1.3 Mega Pixels Front Facing Camera
  • Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortext-A9 Processor
  • Available in Metallic black, Ceramic white and Soft pink Colors
  • Standard battery, Li-Ion 1670 mAh