Chinese handset maker Huawei launched its latest smartphone, the Ascend P6 dubbed the world’s slimmest phone, at a high profile event Tuesday in central London.
The phone, designed in the company’s London design center has been revealed with a 6.18mm-thick, all-metal body that weighs in at 120 grams.
The smartphone features a 1.5GHz, quad-core ARM-based processor and runs on Android 4.2.2 “Jelly Bean” operating system, on top of which Huawei has its own Emotion User Interface.
Sitting above the 4.7 inch high definition display is a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, complementing the 8 megapixel on the other side.It has an 8GB memory, expandable to 32 GB and a 2000 mAh battery.
However, the newly-launched phone is not a fourth generation, LTE, device. The LTE version will be launched in October.
The handset will be launching in China from June and Western Europe from July, with 19 countries covered by the end of that month .A total of 100 nations will have the Ascend P6 by the end of the year.
The smartphone will be available in black, white and pink colors variants from places like EE, Three, Vodafone, O2, Orange and the Carphone Warehouse in the UK at a price of about €449 ($601.