Huawei today unveiled a new Ascend P7 in the sporting colors of UK-based football club Arsenal. The 4G Android smartphone comes packed full of exclusive treats for purchases, all presented in a sleek, black metallic finish. The Arsenal club crest is also mounted on the rear under touch Gorilla Glass 3, which covers the aluminium case for added protection and a unique look.
Since it's essentially the Ascend P7 (check out our review of the Android device), we're looking at a 5-inch 1080p display, up to 64GB of internal storage, a 13MP rear shooter, 2GB of RAM and a 2500mAh battery. The manufacturer has included the Kirin 910T 1.8GHz Quad-Core processor, Mali 450 graphics processors and Android 4.4.
As added extras, fans will be able to enjoy numerous themes specially designed to fit any mood, Arsenal wallpapers with images from iconic Highbury buildings, as well as some small finishing touches like a working clock based on the famous Arsenal clock end. Software includes BBC News, Sport and iPlayer Radio, combined with Yakatak for match updates when Arsenal are playing and you're not present at the game.
Interested in picking one up for yourself? There's currently no word on pricing or availability, but be sure to head on over to the Arsenal smartphone website for more details. Registering your interest on the website will put your name down for a chance to win some awesome Arsenal goodies.
Huawei's new 4G Arsenal designed smartphone delivers stand-out design, unparalleled camera experience and exclusive Arsenal FC features
London, UK, 17 July, 2014: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveils the highly anticipated Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone. The new 4G -enabled handset redefines smartphone excellence with a hat trick of features for the North London club's most loyal fans.
The Huawei Ascend P7 stands out from the crowd with a sleek, black metallic finish using stunning Gorilla Glass 3 for added protection. The exclusive Smartphone features Arsenal's iconic club crest, subtly mounted on the rear cover under the tough Gorilla Glass 3. For the added Arsenal experience, Huawei have specially designed many themes to fit any mood including bespoke Arsenal menus. The Arsenal Edition P7 also includes dozens of iconic Arsenal wallpapers with images from iconic Highbury buildings, scenes of the Emirates by day & night through to through to celebrations of the 2014 FA Cup win. Finishing touches include a working clock based on the famous Arsenal clock end.
The beautifully crafted Huawei Ascend P7 supports a 5-inch full HD screen, perfect for enjoying entertainment in full 1920 x 1080 resolution. The Huawei Ascend P7 is a powerful multimedia smartphone and the Arsenal edition uses this to give a great experience to Arsenal fans with some of the world's best football apps preloaded such as match highlights on the BBC iPlayer (UK only) and games like FIFA 14. To keep fans up to date, Huawei have partnered with the BBC to offer BBC News, BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer Radio (UK Only) as well as the brilliant new Yakatak app for updates on games as they happen and a unique direct link to your social networking friends to chat about Arsenal and clubs from 400 leagues.
The Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition also allows up to 64GB of additional storage, enough to hold nearly 20,000 selfies using the industry leading 8-megapixel front facing camera. The 13 megapixel main camera will let fans capture incredible videos of their heroes at the Emirates Stadium and personalise every picture and video with added watermarking and audio functions.
Richard Ren, President, Huawei Consumer Business Group, Western European Region, said: "We are two powerful brands and this makes Huawei a great match for a club with the global stature of Arsenal. We are enjoying a really successful first six months as Arsenal's Official Smartphone Partner and are excited to announce the exclusive Arsenal smartphone in time for the new Barclay's Premier League season. We have a few surprises in the pipeline to make every Arsenal fan's season the best ever, so watch this space."
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