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World’s Slimmest Smartphone: Huawei Ascend P1S Unveiled at CES 2012

The Consumer Electronics Show 2012 witnessed the launch of the Huawei Ascend P1 and Ascent P1 S smartphones. Both of them offer Super AMOLED screens along with thinnest chassis ever in the market. The Chinese device manufacturer, Huawei, has termed these devices as the world's slimmest smartphones.

The new smartphones are almost identical except the size of the chassis and bit smaller battery of the P1 as compared to P1 S. Both will be powered by Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

The 6.8 mm thick Ascend P1 S smartphone has a 4.3 inch AMOLED screen and is powered by dual-core 1.5 GHz processor. The camera located at the rear size of the device is of 8 mega pixels and there is a 1.3 mega pixels sensor in the front with HDR technology and LED flash.

HDR technology has also been utilised in the iPhone to offer deeper as well as clearer images.

According to Richard Yu, chairman at Huawei, the devices will be available in Europe by the end of March and it will reach US market before summer. In early third quarter Ascent P1 S will make its debut in UK. The cost of the devices will be somewhat around US$400.