A few days ago, Oppo announced that its Finder was “world’s thinnest smartphone,” and today ZTE is making a move at that title with its Athena smartphone.  The Oppo Finder is 6.65 mm thick, but that’s old news because ZTE’s Athena will be 6.20 mm thick.  Nothing is official yet, but according to rumors, the Athena will boast some impressive specs.

A few days ago, Oppo announced that its Finder was “world’s thinnest smartphone,” and today ZTE is making a move at that title with its Athena smartphone.  The Oppo Finder is 6.65 mm thick, but that’s old news because ZTE’s Athena will be 6.20 mm thick.  Nothing is official yet, but according to rumors, the Athena will boast some impressive specs.

Here’s a quick rundown of the rumored specs:
Display: 720P IPS
CPU: Cortex-A15 (# of cores unknown)
Internal storage: 64 GB
OS: Android ICS (most likely)

The title of thinnest smartphone may change hands at any given time, and it’s nice to see manufacturers competing with each other to deliver the best of the best.

Reference: theverge.com, phandroid.com, weibo.com