Huawei's Ascend P7 flagship handset has been leaked several times in the recent past; still the company hasn't announced the device in market. Reportedly, the successor to the widely popular Ascend P6 is definitely coming this year, and if the new report is to be believed, we could see the official unveiling on May 7 in Paris.
Yes, a tweet made from notorious @evleaks has yet again confirms the existence of Huawei-made Ascend P7.
Huawei Ascend P7: What to Expect?
The device in question is expected to look like the original Ascend P6 (2013). On the spec front, the handset will come with a 5-inch Full HD display. It is said to be powered by a 1.8GHz quad-core Kirin 910T processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory and a microSD card support. The Android powered phone will have a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter.
Furthermore, the Ascend P7 is expected to pack a 2500mAh battery fitted inside. Other connectivity options include: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB support and aGPS.
Huawei Ascend P7 is expected to run on Android 4.4 Kitkat with a revamped version of Emotion 2.0 UI on top of it.
Huawei Ascend P7: Release Date
There's no word yet on when Huawei plans to reveal the Ascend P7 flagship handset. However, the original Ascend P6 was launched in June, so it would not be a surprise to see the official unveiling early next-month.
Huawei Ascend P7: What We Know So Far?
Initially, it was speculated that Huawei had plans to reveal the Ascend P7 at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), but the Chinese vendor pushed the date further citing unknown reasons.
According to media reports, Huawei has already sent invitations to a press event set to take place in May 7, and the device is expected to go official next month.
With the Ascend P7, Huawei is certainly ready to face competition in the high-end market.
Huawei: Future outlook
Huawei, the world's third largest smartphone maker, plans to produce 80 million smartphones this year, up from the 52 million units it shipped in 2014. The company will also improve its brand image so as to engage with consumers looking for high-end handsets. Speaking to Reuters in an interview published on Wednesday, Huawei marketing vice president Shao Yang said his company "will spend $300 million on marketing" this year.
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