Huawei Shows Off the 6.18mm-Thick Ascend P6
Huawei today announced the Ascend P6, an Android smartphone that measures just 6.18mm thick. The P6 features a metallic body that houses a 4.7-inch HD in-cell display that can be used with when wearing gloves. The P6 includes a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and an 8-megapixel main camera with backside illumination and an aperture of f/2. The P6 also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for higher-quality self portraits. It comes with a 2,000mAh battery and Huawei's Automated Discontinuous Reception (ADRX) and Quick Power Control (QPC) battery optimization tools that Huawei claims results in power efficiency gains of 30%. Other Huawei software elements include its Emotion user interface, which offers customized widgets and apps. The Ascend P6 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The P6 will first ship across China and European markets beginning in July, with other markets to follow. Huawei did not say if the P6 or a version thereof would be sold in the U.S.
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Huawei Now Taking Preorders for Ascend Mate2
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Ascend G7 Fills Out Huawei's Mid-Tier Roster
Huawei today announced the Ascend G7, a premium mid-range device that boasts a 5.5-inch 720p HD screen and support for worldwide LTE networks. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor and a 3,000mAh battery.
New Device, Tons of potential
So, sitting here at the moment, I see this.
1.5GHZ Quad Core Processor
8MP Back camera
5MP Front camera
- Now, what we need to see is what's the ram, what's the built in storage, will it give us an SD slot for more, and what else does the phone have as far as functionality goes.
Other than this, will it hit the US market? This would be a great competitor to the Galaxy Notes 1 & 2, the S3, and potentially the S4. Even more so like the Optimus G, the Sony Xperia Ion, and others.