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The thinnest smartphone in the world is now the Huawei Ascend P6-U06

The "thinnest smartphone" crown has a new recipient, the Huawei Ascend P6-U06, according to a filing with the Chinese version of the FCC. Want to know exactly how thin it is? Read on, then!
April 29, 2013
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If thinnest smartphone are the two words that define what you’re looking for in a phone, the news you’re about to read will most certainly make you very happy, and if they’re not, well, the Huawei Ascend P6-U06 is still a pretty interesting smartphone.

The device, which has made its way through the Chinese version of FCC (the Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center MIIT), has taken the honors reserved to the thinnest smartphone in the world from the Alcatel One Touch Idol Ultra. If the Idol Ultra was 6.45mm thick, the Huawei Ascend P6 has, according to the documents, a thickness of 6.18mm.

That would make it officially the thinnest smartphone in the world (a record that Oppo was said to be trying to beat, too, with the R809T, which it has recently announced), provided it comes out before a thinner model does. You can get an idea about how thin it is (it also weighs just 120 grams) from the images below.

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While it most certainly is thin, the Ascend P6-U06 looks pretty interesting in terms of specs, too. The smartphone has a 4.7-inch 720p touchscreen, and a quad-core CPU at 1.5GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM. The camera is a 5-megapixel one, and internal storage is 32GB, with the smartphone running Android 4.1.2.

It’s also a dual-SIM device, which would suggest it being aimed at Asia, but then again, who knows if another version (or even this one) won’t make it to the rest of the world, too?