Huawei unveils Ascent P6, claimed to be the world’s thinnest phone

Huawei Ascend P6
Huawei’s latest device, the Ascend P6, is just 0.24 inches thick.

Huawei rolled out a smartphone Tuesday that it claims is the thinnest smartphone in the world.

The Ascend P6 smartphone is 0.24 inches thick, which is slightly slimmer than the 0.29-inch iPhone 5.

But that’s not the only appealing feature of the phone. The device also comes with a 5-megapixel front camera, which is much better than most other smartphones on the market, which usually have 1- or 2-megapixel front cameras.

The high-resolution front camera makes the Ascend P6 “perfect for ‘selfies,’ ” Huawei said in a statement


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The rest of the device is also top-of-the-line. The Ascend P6 features a 4.7-inch HD screen, a metal body and an 8-megapixel rear camera.

The Ascend P6 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and it uses a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor.

Huawei said the device would be available in black, white and pink and will launch in China in June, followed by Western Europe in July. No word on when or if it will come to the U.S.



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