World’s Thinnest Smartphone, Huawei Ascend P6 Announced


Huawei has finally unveiled its new Huawei Ascend P6 at an event in London. Company claims that Ascent P6 is the thinnest Android smartphone of the world with 6.18mm thick.

Huawei Ascend P6 with quad-core CPU, Android Jelly Bean and 5MP front camera Announced

It will go on sale in China next month followed by release in selected European markets. Other countries will get the phone in upcoming months.

Huawei Ascend P6 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad core Cortex-A9 processor. It features a 4.7 inch HD display and runs on Android 4.2.2 with new Emotion UI. It comes with 5 megapixel front facing camera and 8 megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor BSI camera and F2.0 aperture. Camera includes features like panoramic shoot and facial recognition photography functions. It is packed with 2 GB RAM ad 8 GB internal storage.Internal storage is also expandable via microSD card.

It has connectivity features like HSPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM radio. It is packed with 2,00 mAh battery.

“The HUAWEI Ascend P6 is a star among smartphones with its industry-leading design, high-quality camera, and intuitive user interface, Huawei’s proprietary Emotion UI,” said Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Building on the success of our Ascend P series of fashion smartphones, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 provides unsurpassed technology and a design that is simply stunning.”

Huawei Ascend P6 key specifications

  • Dual-SIM with dual-standby support
  • 4.7-inch HD in-cell LCD screen with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels
  • 1.5GHz quad-core Processor
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Emotion UI
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal storage expandable via microSD card
  • 8-megapixel rear camera
  • 5-megapixel front facing camera
  • 2000mAh battery

This smartphone is priced at 499 euros in Europe. We can expect similar prices for other countries too.