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Huawei unveils world’s thinnest smartphone at CES

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Huawei has taken on the biggest companies in the world by releasing the world’s slimmest smartphone which measures just 6.68mm thick.

The Huawei Ascend P1 S features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 960 x 540.

The device is also one of the fastest on the smartphone market with a dual core 1.5Ghz processor. 

Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, the Huawei Ascend P1 S has an 8 megapixel rear camera which can capture full high definition 1080p videos along with a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera.

Huawei also unveiled was the Ascend P1 which has most of the same features as the Ascend P1 S but is slightly thicker at 7.69mm which still places it among the most slender handsets on the market.

The Huawei Ascend P1 S - the world's thinnest smartphone at just 6.68mm

Both the Ascend P1 and the P1 S will be running the Android operating system and will be available in metallic black, ceramic white and cherry blossom pink.

“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.”

The Huawei Ascend P1 S measures just 6.68mm wide

The Huawei Ascend P1 S and Ascene P1 will be available in April.

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