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[CES2012] Huawei announces two new Android phones, the Ascend P1 and P1 S.

Huawei has unveiled two new Android phones today called the Ascend P1 and Ascend P1 S, one of which is labeled as the world’s thinnest smartphone, at least for today. Considering this is CES we are sure there will be others touting their new devices under the same label of being the thinnest.

Whether it is the thinnest or not, the Ascend P1 S is a meaty little device sporting Android 4.0 and a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortex A-9 chipset in it with a SGX 540 GPU. It measures in at 6.48mm which is pretty damn thin. It will also sport a 4.3″ Super AMOLED screen running at 960×540 resolution. As for a battery, it will come with an 1800mAh unit inside.

The second Android device is actually pretty thin as well measuring in at 7.96mm thin, sports an 8MP rear camera, a 1.3MP HD front-facing camera and a 1670mAh battery. Not a bad second unit to unveil today as a follow-up to the Ascend P1 S. The Ascend P1 will also come with Android 4.0.

Both devices are slated for released starting in April 2012 and will be available in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Australia, Middle East, and China. Full press release below for your reading pleasure.

Developer Website: Huawei


Huawei Unveils World’s Slimmest Smartphone

The Huawei Ascend P1 S features dual-core 1.5GHz processor
and 4.3-inch super AMOLED touchscreen

Las Vegas, U.S.A., January 9, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, unveiled the world’s slimmest smartphone today at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Huawei Ascend P1 S is 6.68mm thin and features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 touchscreen with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The Ascend P1 S is also the fastest and most compact smartphone in its class with a dual-core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.

“We’re excited to unveil the world’s slimmest smartphone here at CES 2012,” said Richard Yu, Chairman of Huawei Device. “The Ascend P1 S demonstrates our ongoing commitment to innovating high quality devices that utilize the latest hardware and software technologies.”

Huawei also unveiled the Ascend P1 which, as part of the same smartphone series, boasts the same functionality while measuring 7.69mm. Delivering the ultimate in elegance and speed with a 1670mAh/1800mAh battery, the Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S series provides the fastest multi-tasking, video replay and gaming experience in its class.

The Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S series feature a super-sleek and narrow 64.8mm body, elegant contours and an effortlessly stylish design. The PPVD back cover coating evenly distributes heat, and provides a strong metallic, three-dimensional design with a delicate texture. The Ascend P1/P1 S is available in metallic black, ceramic white and cherry-blossom pink with more colors to come to match your personal style wherever you are, whatever you’re doing.

The Ascend P1/P1 S brings your digital world to life with its impressive 8-megapixel BSI rear-facing and 1.3-megapixel HD front-facing cameras with dual flash LED and HDR effect optimization. The Ascend P1/P1 S allows you to capture special moments in sharper, brighter and clearer detail both in light and dim environments. Relive your most memorable moments on the Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S with its stunning 1080p HD video-capture capabilities. Its high speed data connectivity through 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth and in-built social media capabilities enable you to instantly share your photos and videos via social media.

The Huawei Ascend P1/P1 S will be available in Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, Australia, Middle East, and China from April 2012.

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