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January 13, 2012

Huawei Introduces World's Thinnest Smartphone at CES


Huawei, a Chinese device manufacturer, recently unveiled the world's slimmest smartphone at the Consumer Electronics Show.


Priced at around $400, Ascend P1 S comes with 1GB of RAM and an 8-megapixel camera, and renders support for USB 3.0. The phone runs on the Android (News - Alert) 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

According to Huawei Chairman Richard Yu, the phone will make its debut in European and U.S. markets around April. Yu said the smartphone is impeccable in performance and will surely prove its worth in these markets.

"We want to use hero products to establish our brand," said Yu, referring to products that help to enhance a company's reputation and public image.

David Mei, a Huawei (News - Alert) product manager, said the launch of the smartphone is the first step from the company to cement a place in the American and European smartphones market. However, Mei said “It will take time, but we just have to prove ourselves." 

Huawei holds the reputation of always bringing something unique to the market. The company recently launched MediaPad, the world's first tablet to come pre-loaded with the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. First launched in June 2011, the original MediaPad was the world's first 7-inch Android 3.2 tablet. This latest version of the MediaPad once again provides users with the very latest Android experience, along with access to the newest and hottest services and apps available in the Android marketplace.

Huawei also recently unveiled its new MediaPad color series. Its fashionable MediaPads run in three new colors --shadow black, classic brown, and passion pink -- and run on Android 3.2. Both MediaPad versions have a high-quality display, with a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels at 217 PPI and support 1080P Full HD video playback. Additionally, they come with a Qualcomm (News - Alert) dual-core 1.2 GHz processor and have a battery capacity of six hours or more.

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Rahul Arora is a TMCnet contributor. He has worked as an editor and freelance writer for several reputed organizations in India. To read more of his articles, please visit his columnist page.

Edited by Tammy Wolf






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