The Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei is planning to release a revamped version of its flagship smartphone, Huawei Ascend P6, later this year. The upcoming new version of the device is reported to be powered by an octa-core processor and will be released carrying the name Huawei Ascend P6S. The phone is currently under development but has been surfaced online in some leaked photos.
It looks like Huawei is going to release the phone in pretty much similar design to its predecessor but with better performance. Something to note down here is that the phone is actually powered by Huawei’s own K3V2 processor built on eight cores. Company’s president Xu Xin Quan has confirmed the news on his Weibo (Chinese Twitter) account.
The Huawei Ascend P6S will feature the same 4.7 inch IPS HD display, but will run on a completely new chipset. The new system on chip (SoC) is going to boost the overall performance up to 80 percent. The graphics processor in the charge of handling gaming performance will be Mali-T658. Camera features of the phone will be similar to its predecessor including 8 MP rear and 5 MP front facing shooters.
The test device of the phone is reportedly running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system and the company is expected to release the phone with Android KitKat 4.4. Company will be releasing the phone with its own Emotion UI and is expected to launch before the end of 2013.