By Mirembe Martina
According to the makers of Ascend P2, Huawei, the phone is the fastest smart phone in the world.
Huawei which is a Chinese company unveiled the phone during a press conference in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday. Huawei said it wants to use it to expand global awareness of its brand.
The head of Huawei’s consumer business group, Richard Yu said the new phone can be programmed to display more than 100 different “themes,” or looks which is good because “ladies like flowers, colorful things,” Yu said.
Yu also said Huawei is learning from Apple how to make Google’s Android software easier to use.
The Ascend P2 will have a 4.7 inch screen and according to Yu, it will be available beginning April to June time frame for about $525 without a contract. It supports faster download speeds than other phones.
Huawei Technologies Ltd. became the world’s third largest seller of smartphones, after Samsung and Apple, in the fourth quarter of last year.
“It has not been an easy journey for us,” Huawei’s global brand director, Amy Lou, said Sunday.