Huawei Ascend P1 Starts Selling in the U.S.

$450 on Amazon

Huawei's premium 4.3-incher, the Ascend P1, started "properly" selling in the U.S. market, with its makers not waiting any longer to cut deals with carriers. The fully-unlocked phone, carrying a proper warranty that's valid in the U.S., is now available on Amazon for $450 (or less). Sadly, the variant being sold lacks 4G LTE, but features a 4.3-inch 720p screen, a dual-core processor clocked at 1.50 GHz.

"The Ascend P1 is perfect for consumers looking to get the most out of their device," said Michael Chuang , Executive Vice President of Huawei Device USA. "Whether it's for playing games, streaming music and videos, or sharing multimedia in the home or workplace, the Ascend P1 offers unparalleled performance and a truly unique mobile experience."

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced an unlocked version of the Huawei Ascend P1 is available to U.S. consumers through The Huawei Ascend P1 comes equipped with 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and is one of the fastest models in class, capable of handling 3D games effectively.

The Ascend P1 offers users a movie theatre-quality cinematic experience with its super AMOLED, 4.3 inch screen and 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound System. In addition, at only 7.69 mm thick, the Huawei Ascend P1 is one of the thinnest smartphones on the market. The 64.8 mm frame allows the Ascend P1 to sit comfortably in the user's palm, giving them the ability to navigate all the phone's features with a single hand.

The Huawei Ascend P1 is available online at for $449.99.