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Huawei Ascend P2 arriving in June for the UK

Huawei has announced that the Huawei Ascend P2, its most powerful smartphone, will arrive in the UK next month.

Although an exact Huawei Ascend P2 release date has yet to be revealed, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is holding a London-based event on June 18, so it could launch then.

Launching in black and white colours varieties, the Ascend P2 will be available on a number of UK carriers and Three has already confirmed it will stock the handset from June.

“The Ascend P2 offers exceptional design, power and functionality at the higher end of the market,” said Mark Mitchinson, Vice President of UK and Ireland Devices for Huawei. “With it, UK customers can enjoy the maximum network speeds available from their network operators, right now and in the future.”

“The Ascend P2 is built to enable next-generation 4G speeds so users can keep pace with the very latest technologies from their network providers and access and upload mobile content as fast as possible.”

Huawei Ascend P2 Features
Unveiled at MWC 2013, the Huawei Ascend P2 is 4G LTE compatible and uses Huawei’s own 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Packing 16GB of internal storage, the Huawei Ascend P2 has a 4.7-inch “Infinity” HD display powered by a 2,420mAh battery, all within a slim 8.4mm thick body.

Apparently boosted by Huawei Quick Power Control and Automated Discontinuous Reception technology, the Huawei Ascend P2 is said to offer a 30 per cent improved battery life over competitors like the HTC One, Sony Xperia Z or Samsung Galaxy S4.

The Huawei Ascend P2 features a 13.1-megapixel, HDR capable camera in the rear coupled with a 1.3-megapixel snapper up front.

Running Android 4.1 OS, the Huawei Ascend price hasn’t been divulged, but seeing as it’s got to compete with flagship handsets from rival smartphone manufacturers, we’d expect it to be in the £300-£400 range.

Not sure if you want to wait for the Huawei Ascend P2? Check out our Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One comparison.

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