For folks in the U.S. who were fascinated by the Huawei Ascend P1 Android smartphone that was launched last year, now is your first opportunity to get one. Huawei just issued a press release stating their new flagship device is available on Amazon unlocked for just $449.99. Interestingly, even though the press release states a price of $450, when you go to the only Amazon page listing a Huawei P1 product, it shows up at just $399.99 instead. It's possible this is the wrong link, but the specs seem to line up, and we couldn't find another one, so that left an interesting little mystery. Here's the press release and link below,

Huawei’s Ascend P1 Launches in U.S.

Super thin Huawei Ascend P1 comes with 1.5 GHz dual-core processor and Android 4.0 ICS OS

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — 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 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.”

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.
Source: Amazon - Huawei P1