Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be worlds slimmest smartphone

At pre-CES event in Las Vegas, US, Huawei unveiled two new Android smartphones – Ascend P1 and P1 S. The Ascend P1 S claims to be the world's slimmest smartphone, measuring 6.68mm thin and sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display.

 Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be worlds slimmest smartphone

 Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be worlds slimmest smartphone

Chinese information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has unveiled the world's slimmest Android smartphone at the pre-Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012. The Huawei Ascend P1 S measures 6.68mm thin and sports a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 960×540 pixel resolution and Corning Gorilla glass. (For comparison, the Samsung GALAXY S II has a thickness of 8.49mm while the Apple iPhone 4S is 9.3mm). On top of that, the Ascend P1 S also touts itself as the most compact and fastest smartphone, equipped with a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortex-A9 processor. The phone also runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The company alos unveiled the Ascend P1 that has similar functionality to the P1 S, except that it measure 7.69mm in thickness, is approximately 20g heavier and a 1670mAh battery; the P1 S has a 1800mAh battery. Both phones come with 8-megapixel BSI rear and 1.3-megapixel high definition (HD) front facing cameras with dual LED flash and HDR effect optimization.

 Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be worlds slimmest smartphone

 Huawei announces Ascend P1 S, claims to be worlds slimmest smartphone

On the left holds the power button and microSD card slot, while the microUSB, SIM card slot and the 3.5mm audio connector are at the top. The volume control is conveniently located on the right.