The Specs: Huawei Ascend P1 S

Huawei Ascend P1 S

The Ascend P1 S is Huawei's first foray into the high-end smartphone segment an attempt to shed their bargain bin stigma of the past. It is being touted as the world's thinnest LTE device, and it will rock a 1.5 GHz dual-core TI OMAP SoC and run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It will feature a 4.3" Super AMOLED qHD (540 x 960) display and an 8MP rear shooter. Huawei has decided to include a custom skinned version of ICS though interestingly has made it an option and not the default launcher on the device which is the right decision in my eyes. From the homescreen setting you have the option to "Switch to 3D Home" or stick with the stock launcher a decision which hopefully allows for a quicker update process. This should be a very capable device once released sometime in May.

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127.4 x 64.8 x 6.7 mm

Weight 110 g


Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Size 540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density)

Multitouch Yes

Protection Corning Gorilla Glass


Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones

Loudspeaker Yes

3.5mm jack Yes

- Dolby Mobile 3.0 Plus sound enhancement

MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB

Internal 1 GB RAM, 4 GB ROM



2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900

3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100


Speed Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot

Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, HS

USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0


Primary 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash

Features Geo-tagging, HDR

Video Yes, [email protected]

Secondary Yes, 1.3 MP


OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)

Chipset TI OMAP 4460

CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Cortext-A9

GPU PoverVR SGX540

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Browser HTML

GPS Yes, with A-GPS support

Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator

Colors Metallic black, Ceramic white

- SNS integration

- TV-out (via MHL A/V link)

- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player

- MP4/H.263/H.264 player

- Organizer

- Document viewer

- Photo viewer/editor

- Voice memo/dial/commands

- Predictive text input


Standard battery, Li-Ion 1800 mAh


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