January 10, 2012

Huawei gets crown from Motorola RAZR as thinnest smartphone by unveiling the Ascend P1 S [CES 2012]

First it was Samsung's Galaxy S II who holds the crown as the thinnest smartphone to ever land on Earth then it was taken by the Motorola RAZR. Come CES 2012, another smartphone takes the crown as the world's thinnest smartphone its name is the Huawei Ascend P1 S. Measuring, at its thinnest point, at only 6.68mm thin compared to the Motorola RAZR's 7.1mm profile. Anyway, the Huawei is expected to be launched globally starting in the second quarter of this year. Head over the break to check out the device's specs.

Huawie Ascend P1 S specs:
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 4.3" Super AMOLED (540x960) touchscreen display
    • Gorilla Glass
    • 256 ppi
  • 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 dual-core chipset
    • PoverVR SGX540 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • Memory
    • Internal: 4GB
    • External: Up to 32GB via microSD card (TransFlash)
  • Camera
    • Rear: 8MP
      • Auto Focus
      • Dual-LED Flash
      • 1080p HD video recording
    • Front: 1.3MP
      • 720p video recording
  • Connectivity
    • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
    • Bluetooth 3.0 A2DP + HS
    • GPS with A-GPS
    • DLNA
  • Sensor
    • Accelerometer
    • Proximity Sensor
    • Digital Compass
  • Interface
    • 3.5mm headset jack
    • microUSB 2.0
  • Battery
    • 1670 mAh

The Huawei Ascend P1 S will be available first (Q2 od 2012) in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and in the Middle East. We just have to wait when Huawei or a carrier to announce it.

Press Release:

Huawei Unveils World's Slimmest Smartphone

The Huawei Ascend P1 S features dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 4.3-inch super AMOLED touchscreen

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, unveiled the world's slimmest smartphone today at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Huawei Ascend P1 S is 6.68mm thin and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 touchscreen with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The Ascend P1 S is also the fastest and most compact smartphone in its class 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. Delivering the ultimate in elegance and speed with a 1670mAh/1800mAh battery, the Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S series provides the fastest multi-tasking, video replay and gaming experience in its class.

The Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S series feature a super-sleek and narrow 64.8mm body, elegant contours and an effortlessly stylish design. The PPVD back cover coating evenly distributes heat, and provides a strong metallic, three-dimensional design with a delicate texture. The Ascend P1/P1 S is available in metallic black, ceramic white and cherry-blossom pink with more colors to come to match your personal style wherever you are, whatever you're doing.

The Ascend P1/P1 S brings your digital world to life with its impressive 8-megapixel BSI rear-facing and 1.3-megapixel HD front-facing cameras with dual flash LED and HDR effect optimization. The Ascend P1/P1 S allows you to capture special moments in sharper, brighter and clearer detail both in light and dim environments. Relive your most memorable moments on the Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S with its stunning 1080p HD video-capture capabilities. Its high speed data connectivity through 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth and in-built social media capabilities enable you to instantly share your photos and videos via social media.

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

About Huawei Device

Huawei Device believes that everyone can be the center of information and that the world would be a better place if access and information barriers were knocked down. Its strong suite of mobile phones, mobile broadband devices and home devices is testimony to Huawei Device's focus on customers and its commitment to providing user-friendly mobile internet experiences through ongoing innovation. Based on more than two decades of success in the information and communications industry, and with our own channel expertise, operational capabilities and global partner resources, Huawei Device is transforming from a company that sells millions of devices in single transactions to large businesses, to a "Business-to-People" (B2P) brand that also sells individual devices directly to millions of people. As at the end of 2011, Huawei Device serves more than 500 operators all over the world. For more information, visit Huawei Device online: www.huaweidevice.com


Source: UV, Endgadget


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