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Hands-on with Huawei's new Ascend P7 smartphone

Huawei launched its new flagship, the Ascend P7 today in France and TweakTown was on hand to check it out

Charles Gantt | May 7, 2014 at 8:43 pm CDT (0 mins, 48 secs time to read)

This morning Huawei launched its next-gen flagship smartphone in Paris, France, and TweakTown's Johannes Knapp was at the event to check out the device in person. The new Ascend P7 is a high-end class Android-based smartphone that features a 5-inch 1920x1080 resolution screen, a 1.8GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. 4G LTE connectivity is on hand as well as a 13-megapixel read facing camera with an 8-megapixel front imager for selfies.

"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."

Hands-on with Huawei's new Ascend P7 smartphone |

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A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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