Huawei Ascend P2 set for UK launch in June


Handset is follow-up to last year’s flagship Ascend P1 and features 4.7-inch screen and 13 megapixel camera

Huawei is set to release its new flagship, the Ascend P2, in the UK in June.

The release will be supported by print advertising campaigns, digital marketing and billboard posters.

Unveiled at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, the handset is 4G-compatible, uses a quad core processor, is 8.4mm thick and has a 4.7-inch Gorilla Glass screen. Its main camera is 13 megapixel with a 1.3mpx camera on the front.

Huawei announced the handset will be available from a ‘variety of UK networks’ though did not reveal details of availability or pricing.

Huawei Device UK and Ireland executive vice president Mark Mitchinson said: “The Ascend P2 offers exceptional design, power and functionality at the higher end of the market. 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.”