Huawei Shows Off World's Thinnest Android Smartphone


Huawei Shows Off World's Thinnest Android Smartphone

By: Vincent Chang | 9th Jan 2012

­Huawei has unveiled the world's slimmest smartphone - the Huawei Ascend P1 S. The smartphone is 6.68mm thin and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass.

The Ascend P1 S comes with a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

"We're excited to unveil the world's slimmest smartphone here at CES 2012," said Richard Yu, Chairman of Huawei Device. "The Ascend P1 S demonstrates our ongoing commitment to innovating high quality devices that utilize the latest hardware and software technologies."

Huawei also unveiled the Ascend P1 which, as part of the same smartphone series, boasts the same functionality while measuring 7.69mm.

The Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S series feature a 64.8mm body. The PPVD back cover coating evenly distributes heat, and provides a strong metallic, three-dimensional design with a delicate texture.

Both handsets come with a 8-megapixel BSI rear-facing and 1.3-megapixel HD front-facing cameras with dual flash LED and HDR effect optimization.

The Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S will be available in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Australia, Middle East, and China from April 2012.

Pricing was not disclosed.

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Huawei Ascend P1 S


*M Junaid Tahir

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