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Huawei Ascend P7 Redefines Excellence to Give People an Edge

May 8, 2014 8:19 PM | Huawei |

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7. Building on the success of Huawei Ascend P6, the new 4G LTE-enabled smartphone redefines smartphone excellence with top-notch features, ultra-fast connectivity, and easier navigation in a beautifully crafted design that places it in a class of its own. With a 5-inch full high definition display, industry-leading 8MP front-facing and 13MP rear-facing cameras, and the latest intuitive Emotion UI 2.3, Huawei Ascend P7 will Make it Possible for people to express excellence with edge, anytime, anywhere.

Huawei redesigned Ascend P7 from the inside out, significantly improving the performance of the smartphone's hardware and software to redefine user experience. At 6.5mm slim, Ascend P7 sets a new record as one of the slimmest 4G LTE smartphones in the market. To relentlessly pursue excellence with edge for discerning global users, Huawei incorporated a perfect harmony of design influences from the West with attention to detail from the East.

"Huawei's relentless commitment to developing premium quality smartphones over the past three years has paid off. We are now ranked number three globally in terms of smartphone shipments, and our brand recognition is growing steadily in key regions such as China and Western Europe," said, Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG). "Today, the launch of Huawei Ascend P7 once again challenges existing industry standards by redefining smartphone design, camera experience, and connectivity, to provide people with an unprecedented mobile experience."

"Orange is pleased to witness how Huawei's products and brand have developed since we first identified Huawei as a global contender several years ago. Today's launch of the best-in-class Ascend P7 is an illustration of a strategy and investment that is now paying dividends," said Yves Maître, Executive Vice President, Connected Object and Partnerships, Orange. "As a long-term partner, Orange is delighted to provide its customers with the results of this successful relationship."
 

 

The new HUAWEI Ascend P6 is the World's Slimmest Smartphone

June 18, 2013 10:35 PM | Huawei | Smartphone |

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled the HUAWEI Ascend P6, the world’s slimmest smartphone measuring 6.18mm. The smartphone features a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and a sleek metallic body. With its 4.7-inch high definition in-cell display, industry-leading 5MP front-facing camera, and outstanding software, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 is the embodiment of elegance with an edge.

“The HUAWEI Ascend P6 is a star among smartphones with its industry-leading design, high-quality camera, and intuitive user interface, Huawei’s proprietary Emotion UI,” said Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Building on the success of our Ascend P series of fashion smartphones, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 provides unsurpassed technology and a design that is simply stunning.”

HUAWEI Ascend P6 is ultra slim at 6.18mm and weighs just about 120g. While it is small enough to slip into the tiniest of pockets or clutch bags, the stylish HUAWEI Ascend P6 is designed to be seen and coveted! It features a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.2.2 operating system, 2000mAh battery, 4.7-inch HD in-cell LCD screen technology, and ‘MagicTouch’ for enhanced screen responsiveness even when wearing gloves.

As the flagship smartphone of the Huawei Ascend P series, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 embodies a cutting edge design for the fashion conscious. The smartphone’s brushed metallic look with a naturally curved base is both elegant and intuitive. Impossibly beautiful, the Ascend P6 balances fashionable features and user-friendly functions.

 

 

Huawei introduces the Ascend P2 - The World's Fastest Smartphone

February 25, 2013 10:54 PM | Huawei | Smartphone |

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today introduced the HUAWEI Ascend P2, the world's fastest smartphone, at the 2013 Mobile World Congress (MWC). The Ascend P2 features a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and LTE Cat 4 providing an ultrafast web experience with download speeds of up to 150 Mbps. Continuing the fashion legacy of the Ascend P-series, it is only 8.4mm slim with an infinity edge 4.7-inch IPS HD in-cell touch display with second-generation Corning® Gorilla Glass, and will be available in black and white.

"Ascend P2 is the perfect combination of elegance and power, and further proof that there's no need to compromise when desiring a perfect smartphone. It is evidence of the outstanding smartphone experiences and great technology that we are committed to bringing to consumers globally," said Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group.

The HUAWEI Ascend P2 will be on sale in France through Orange in June 2013.

"We're pleased to be working with Huawei again to enable our customers to have easier and faster access to all their favorite content," said Yves Maitre, Senior Vice President, Mobile Multimedia & Devices, Orange. "We are impressed by the design and look forward to putting the Ascend P2 into the hands of consumers as soon as possible."

"The technological capabilities of the HUAWEI Ascend P2 will enable our customers to have the fastest access to all their content, with speeds up to 150 Mbps on our brand new 4G network," said Florence Paour, Device Marketing Director, Orange France.
 

 

Huawei Unveils Smartphone with the World's Largest Screen

January 7, 2013 9:15 PM | Huawei | Smartphone |

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Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today launched the smartphone with the largest screen in the world, the HUAWEI Ascend Mate, at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The HUAWEI Ascend Mate features a huge 6.1-inch HD display, a 1.5 GHz Hi-Silicon quad-core processor and a 4050 mAh battery. Together with Huawei’s proprietary Quick Power Control (QPC) and Automated Discontinuous Reception (ADRX) battery efficiency technology and fast sharing technology, the HUAWEI Ascend Mate is proof that bigger is better.

"The HUAWEI Ascend Mate breaks barriers to deliver a supercharged entertainment, communication and creative experience for all your personal and professional needs," said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. "The HUAWEI Ascend Mate is an industry-leading smartphone and showcases our innovation as we continue to make great technology available to more people globally."

HUAWEI Ascend Mate has a screen-to-body ratio of 73% – the highest in the industry – which maximizes your viewing pleasure for emails, documents, video or games. The 6.1-inch HD IPS+ LCD screen has a resolution of 1280 x 720 for unsurpassed clarity and color accuracy, and ’Magic Touch’ which provides enhanced screen responsiveness even with gloves. The Ascend Mate is slim and stylish, designed to fit comfortably in a single hand at just 6.5mm thin at its narrowest part.

HUAWEI Ascend Mate features a 4050 mAh battery and Huawei’s Hi-Silicon 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. With Huawei’s QPC and ADRX smart power-saving technology, the smartphone provides up to two days of ordinary useage on a single charge. It has the fastest battery charging capability of smartphones in its range, which saves over 30% of battery charging time.
 

 

Consumer Cellular Expands Its Smartphone Lineup with the Huawei 8800

July 11, 2012 6:10 PM | Huawei | Smartphone |

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Consumer Cellular, the number one rated cell phone service provider and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, has introduced the Huawei 8800 to its growing smartphone lineup. The Huawei 8800 will cost $175, operates on the Android platform, includes Wi-Fi capability and comes with free shipping and no activation fee.

“Our customers tell us they want feature-rich phones without being tied to expensive, long-term contracts,” said John Marick, CEO of Consumer Cellular. “The Huawei 8800 provides another affordable option to our customers who need a robust smartphone and want the ease and convenience of our no-contract service.”

Consumer Cellular’s new Huawei 8800 offers many appealing features, including:
  • Large 3.8 inch touch screen, easily customizable for favorites, widgets and shortcuts to apps
  • Wi-Fi capability for easy access to the Internet, email, news and data-driven apps
  • 5-megapixel autofocus camera and camcorder with LED flash
  • Android operating system
  • GPS navigation
  • MP3 music player
  • Access to the Android Market and thousands of free and paid apps
  • Preloaded subscribers-only app “My Consumer Cellular,” which allows users to quickly access billing and account information, usage stats and scan-capable AARP information for member benefits
 

 

Huawei Unveils World's Slimmest Smartphone

January 12, 2012 10:27 AM | Huawei |

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, unveiled the world’s slimmest smartphone at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Huawei Ascend P1 S is 6.68mm thin and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass. The Ascend P1 S is also the fastest and most compact smartphone in its class with a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

"We’re excited to unveil the world’s slimmest smartphone here at CES 2012," said Richard Yu, Chairman of Huawei Device. "The Ascend P1 S demonstrates our ongoing commitment to innovating high quality devices that utilize the latest hardware and software technologies."

Huawei also unveiled the Ascend P1 which, as part of the same smartphone series, boasts the same functionality while measuring 7.69mm.
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Huawei Extends Its Global Partnership with Mobilethink

November 3, 2011 12:46 PM | Huawei |

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Mobilethink A/S today announces that its business partnership with global telecoms giant Huawei has been extended to cover further networks in the Middle East and Africa.

As a provider-of-choice for Huawei, Mobilethink is now delivering device management solutions as part of the Huawei turn-key network solutions to over 70 million subscribers in Africa including a large operation in the MTN group.

Mobilethink’s device management solutions (DMS) address the fundamental need of a network’s mobile users. It provides end users with mobile connectivity to access Internet and MMS services.
 

 

Cricket Launches the Huawei Ascend II

July 13, 2011 9:29 AM | Huawei | MVNO |

Cricket Communications Inc.,a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless services and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leap Wireless International, Inc., today announced the launch of the Huawei Ascend II, the successor to Cricket's highly-successful deployment of its first low-cost Android device, the Ascend, that was launched in October last year.

"We are excited about the sleek, new Huawei Ascend II," said Matt Stoiber, vice president and general manager of devices for Cricket Communications. "The original Ascend has been our best-selling smartphone and the Ascend II is sure to impress our customers with its faster processor, 5 megapixel camera and the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system."

This value-priced Android comes with a 3.5" HVGA touch-screen with virtual keyboard, Wi-Fi capability and 3G Real Web Browsing. The Ascend II has lots of great smartphone features packed into an affordable package. Cricket's fifth Android smartphone also includes great features like a 5 MP camera/camcorder and a MP3 player/microSD slot.
 

 

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against Motorola for IP Infringement

January 24, 2011 12:46 PM | Huawei | Motorola |

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Huawei Technologies, Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today asked a U.S. District Court to prevent Motorola from illegally transferring Huawei's intellectual property (IP) to Nokia Siemens Networks ("NSN"). Huawei took this action as NSN seeks to complete its US$1.2 billion acquisition of Motorola's wireless network business.

Since 2000, Huawei and Motorola have had a cooperative relationship in the radio access network and core network businesses, where Motorola has resold Huawei wireless network products to customers under the Motorola name. During this period, Motorola was provided with products and confidential Huawei IP developed by Huawei's team of more than 10,000 engineers.
 

 

Huawei Device Introduces the IDEOS X5

January 6, 2011 11:23 AM | Huawei |

Huawei Device today unveiled the most recent addition to the IDEOS family of smart devices, the IDEOS X5. With excellent browsing, high definition video experiences and the power of the Android 2.2 operating system, this ultra slim touch screen phone features excellent Internet browsing capabilities as well as high speed connectivity. From hardware and software to product design, each detail of the IDEOS X5 is specifically chosen to bring consumers a smart mobile experience that is easy to enjoy.

Speaking at a press event at the International Consumer Electronics Show, Victor Xu, Chief Marketing Officer of Huawei Device, said, “We are excited to launch the next generation IDEOS: the X5 smartphone. This smartphone is a new alternative to traditional brands and competes well in terms of design and functionality. IDEOS X5 offers the latest technology at a price that’s right.”

The IDEOS X5 provides business professionals with more efficient solutions including document processing capabilities supporting Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF formats.
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MetroPCS Launches the Huawei Ascend

December 15, 2010 11:21 AM | Huawei |

MetroPCS Communications, Inc. recently launched a new handset sure to entice last-minute holiday shoppers who are looking for the latest technology at an incredible value. The Huawei Ascend is available today in MetroPCS stores and online at www.metropcs.com.

An entry-level smartphone powered by the Android 2.1 (Éclair) operating system (OS), the Huawei Ascend is a perfect match for consumers wanting to move from a feature phone to a smartphone.

The intuitive OS and nine customizable home screens make it easy to organize and get quick access to widgets, shortcuts, apps and social networks, and users can update their Facebook status or Tweet from the home screen.

With smartphone plans starting at $50 per month with no annual contract, the Huawei Ascend is priced at $179—a great value for an Android device offering key features such as:

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