Huawei Ascend P1 S – A Review of the World’s Slimmest Smartphone
Huawei is previously well-known for its range of cellphones which come with low-end and also the mid-end specifications. Apparently, in the event of CES 2012 the company proudly introduced its latest production namely the Huawei Ascend P1 S smartphone. The company claimed that this is currently the slimmest smartphone since it measures only 6.68 mm thin. In order to find out more about this promising smartphone, let’s check out the Huawei Ascend P1 S technical specifications below.
Design, Display and Dimension
Actually, there is no surprising design and style carried by the Huawei Ascend P1 S, it still offers the typical slate smartphone layout as the other touchscreen phones in the market recently. The overall dimension of this smartphone is 127.4 x 64.3 x 6.68 mm and it weighs about 130 grams. The device is packed with the 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen (qHD 540x960px) and it has been equipped with the Super AMOLED and also the Gorilla Glass technology (scratch-resistant). As the complement, it also features the multi-touch, light sensor and also the proximity sensor for auto-turn off.
Below the display screen, you will see the three capacitive buttons which consist of Home, Menu and Back keys. At the right side of the body, you will find the microSD card slot and the physical power button, while at the left side of the body there is only a volume rocker. At the very top section of this phone there will be the SIM card slot, micro USB port and also the standard 3.5 mm headphone jack.
When working with this smartphone, you will experience that everything is a lot quicker thanks to the 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor (TI OMAP 4460) combined with the 1 GB of RAM. You will be able to personalize the controls and customize the home screen endlessly as it has been pre-installed with the latest Google’s Android platform namely the v.4.0 or better known as the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). The device boasts the built-in storage of 4 GB (expandable with microSD card up to 32 GB) and also the standard battery power of 1800 mAh.
For the photography necessities, the Huawei Ascend P1 S still boasts the rear camera 8 MP and also the front-facing camera of 1.3 MP for video-calling. The main camera will be able to capture image or photograph with the maximum image resolution of 3264×2448 pixels and contains the back-light illuminated sensor, auto-focus and LED flash support. The camera can be also performed as the camcorder with the 1080p quality (1920×1080 px).
In terms of connectivity, Huawei Ascend P1 S has been backed up by the complete connection features including the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI support, and USB 2.0 version. To access the web, the device uses the GPRS, EDGE, UMTS and HSPA networks and also the web browser (HTML and Flash support) is available for the great browsing experience. In addition, there will be the Push E-mail, Google Talk, YouTube and Picasa online services are already integrated in this phone.
Overall, the Huawei Ascend P1 S is definitely a great start for the company to compete with other smartphone manufacturers out there. The benefits of this device including the latest OS, extremely thin phone, fast dual-core processor and also the great web browser and internet connection. However, the battery pack seems to be inadequate to back up the overall performance of this smartphone.
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