China tech firm unveils world's 'fastest' smartphone 'Ascend P2'

Last Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 05:00 hrs

A Chinese telecoms equipment group named Huawei has claimed to that it has launched the world's fastest smartphone-the Ascend P2.

Huawei presented its latest device that runs on Google's Android software.

Its maker claimed that the Ascend P2 connects to the web two or three times faster than other smartphones when using Wi-Fi, downloading high-definition films in minutes and videos, songs and ebooks in just seconds.

According to the Guardian, last year, Huawei overtook BlackBerry to become the world's third largest smartphone maker.

Although it is some way behind Samsung and Apple, its less expensive, but high-performing handsets are attracting a growing following.

It shipped a total of 127m consumer devices last year, of which 32m were smartphones alongside more basic "feature" phones, home broadband modems and dongles to connect laptops to mobile networks, the paper said. (ANI)

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