Huawei Ascend P2 Smartphone: Features, specifications, price and availability

Huawei is all set to launch the new Ascend P2 smartphone next month. If you are looking for this latest smartphone from Huawei, then you have come at the right place. In this article, read about its features, specifications, price and our review.


Huawei is a popular Chinese multi-national company. In India, Huawei is popular for its smartphones, tablets and other electronic products. Huawei is a popular brand not only in China but throughout the world. With its innovative devices, Huawei has made place in the list of fastest growing companies. Huawei is mainly popular for its Ascend series smartphones. Huawei has recently announced to launch a smartphone at the end of June. This new Huawei Ascend P2 has amazing features and specifications. With 150 Mbps LTE speed, it is one of the world's fastest smartphones. Undoubtedly, it is the one of the most talked about smartphones on internet. Let us start with the features and specifications of Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone to see what new it offers.
Huawei Ascend P2

Features & specifications of Huawei Ascend P2

Size and weight

Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone has dimensions of 136.2 x 66.7 x 8.4 mm (5.36 x 2.63 x 0.33 in). The smartphone looks stylish from all angels. It weighs only 122 grams. This is one of the most light weight smartphones in market. Also, it is too slim. You would find very less smartphones in market which are this thin. The design is exclusive. One can easily carry this smartphone without difficulty. This light weight and slim smartphone can easily fit in your pocket.


The new Ascend P2 smartphone has a 4.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M supporting colors. The display has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 312 ppi pixel density. The screen is protected by popular Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and Emotion UI 1.6. This protects the screen from scratches and maintains the aesthetic beauty of this phone.

Media and memory

The media features of this smartphone include music players, MP3 ringtones and video players. The smartphone comes with loudspeaker, FM radio and other entertainment apps. There is a 3.5mm jack in the smartphone for Dolby Mobile Plus sound enhancement. Music lovers will appreciate this phone as it allows them to play audio files of almost all formats, play music at high volume and listen to FM radio stations. The only drawback here is that the smartphone comes with only 16 GB internal memory which cannot be expanded further due to lack of microSD card slot. The new Ascend P2 smartphone has 1 GB RAM.


The connectivity features of Huawei Ascend P2 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Opera MIni, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, NFC, micro USB port 2.0, GPRS and EDGE. Undoubtedly, Huawei Ascend P2 is also rich in connectivity features. Users can access internet through multiple platforms like 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi. The smartphone uses 3G technology and its features include HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, Cat4, 150 Mbps DL and 50 Mbps UL.


The 13 MP primary camera of Huawei Ascend P2 gives impressive picture quality. The smartphone comes equipped with both primary and secondary cameras. The primary camera can take pictures with resolution of 4128 x 3096 pixels. The 1.3 MP secondary or front facing camera in the smartphone ensures high clarity. There are additional features like auto focus, LED flash, face detection and smile detection for enhancing the quality of images. The camera of Huawei Ascend P2 will definitely attract buyers.

Operating system, processor and sensors

Huawei Ascend P2 runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system. This ensures smooth performance of the device. It is powered by 1.5 GHz quad core CPU processor and Huawei K3V2 chipset. For fast multi-tasking, the smartphone comes loaded with 1 GB RAM. The sensors present are G-sensor, light sensor, gyroscope and e-compass. The smartphone does not support dual SIM technology. The user interface of Huawei Ascend P2 is Huawei Emotion UI 1.5. The body of Huawei Ascend P2 lacks dual SIM card slot but has QWERTY keypad for easy typing.

Messaging, GPS and colors

You can send SMS (threaded view), MMS, emails, push mails and IM messages though this smartphone. It supports HTML 5 browser for web browsing. Its GPS features include A-GPS support and GLONASS. The smartphone is available only in black and white colors.


Huawei Ascend features a powerful 2420 mAH Li-Ion battery. The battery of the smartphone is long-lasting. It gives talk time of 20 hours in 2G and 12 hours in 3G network. The standby time of the smartphone is 310 hours. It can continuously play music and videos for 25 hours. The powerful 2420 mAh battery offers enough backup power for this device.

Network and supported file formats

This smartphone supports general 2G network (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900) and 3G network (HSDPA 900 / 2100). It also supports 4G LTE network. The new Huawei Ascend P2 uses high end technology and has advanced features. Operating frequency of the network is Quad-band GSM 850 /900 /1800 /1900 MHz. The video file formats Huawei Ascend P2 support are MP4, H.264 & H.263 and the audio file formats supported are MP3, WAV, WMA & AAC. Users can play songs of different formats on the same device.

Other features

Other features of the smartphone include YouTube (upload), Picasa, Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, Quickmemo The Darkman, Hook up, BlinkFeed, BoomSound and 4G LTE.

Key specifications of Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone

  • Comes equipped with QWERTY keypad for easy typing

  • Powered by 1.5 GHz quad core processor for fast and smooth performance

  • Comes installed with 1 GB RAM

  • Inbuilt memory of 16 GB for storing audio and video files

  • Lacks microSD card slot

  • Runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system which is not upgradable

  • Price and availability

    The price of Huawei Ascend P2 in India is not yet announced by the company. It is expected that this high end smartphone won't be priced below Rs.10000. At present, it is not available for sale on any online shopping website or store. Huawei will launch this smartphone by the end of June. This smartphone was earlier announced in the February, 2013.


    Huawei Ascend P2 is a high end smartphone with numerous features. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. With download speeds of up to 150 Mbps, LTE Cat 4 provides an ultrafast web experience. Its 1GB RAM helps in multi-tasking. This smartphone comes loaded with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS for smooth performance. The 1.3 MP secondary camera of Huawei Ascend P2 can be used for making video calls. Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone uses high end technology to give outstanding smartphone experience. So, if you are looking for a new smartphone, you can consider Huawei Ascend P2 smartphone.

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