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Details about Huawei Ascend P8

News by Luke Jones on Monday November 17, 2014.

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Ascend P7
Ascend P7

Chinese giant Huawei is reportedly giving its Ascend P7 a revamp with a new replacement handset reportedly due to launch at CES. The original Ascend P7 is the company's flagship device and it was launched at the beginning of the year, so a replacement at CES in January is about right in terms of time.

CES is now renowned for its smartphones, so I wouldn't be surprised to see Huawei wait for the Mobile World Conference (MWC) in Barcelona early March. Either way, Huawei is certainly set to replace its leading handset, as you may remember the company released a limited edition version with a sapphire glass screen.

MyDrivers have found what could be the first image of the new device, the Ascend P8. The P7 gets a It has a 5-inch 1080p screen with 441ppi, a HiSilicon Kirin 910T 1.8GHz quad core processer with 2GB of RAM, a 13 megapixel rear camera, an 8 megapixel secondary unit, and 16GB of on board storage. Huawei has yet to confirm how much more expensive the sapphire version will be or when exactly it will land.

As you would expect, the Ascend P8 would of course bump the hardware in most ways and will feature a 5.2-inch 1080 x 1920 resolution Full HD display, a ppi of 424. It will also get a metal frame unibody with a ceramic rear player, a 16 nm FinFET octa-core Kirin 930 processor. The handset will apparently cost $489.

source: MyDrivers

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