(Updated) Huawei, Econet Launches the World’s Slimmest Smartphone, The Ascend P6

By Toneo Tonderai Rutsito
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, inconjuction with Econet Wireless Zimbabwe yesterday unveiled the HUAWEI Ascend P6, the world’s slimmest smartphone measuring 6.18mm at Royal Harare Golf Club.

Every Techie who attended the event plus members of the media also walked away with a cool slick phone a Huawei G510

The smartphone features a 1.5GHz quad-core processor and a sleek metallic body
Huawei Ascend P6
With its 4.7-inch high definition in-cell display, industry-leading 5MP front-facing camera, and outstanding software, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 is the embodiment of elegance with an edge.

“The HUAWEI Ascend P6 is a star among smartphones with its industry-leading design, high-quality camera, and intuitive user interface, Huawei’s proprietary Emotion UI,” said Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Building on the success of our Ascend P series of fashion smartphones, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 provides unsurpassed technology and a design that is simply stunning.”

Besides the new cool and Slick P6 they also unveiled various other phone ranges from the entry smartphone levels to the high end devices.

Speaking during the Launch, the Huawei Product manager Mr Yangsen spoke on how they are commited to the Zimbabwean market and would still support their various phone models they are introducing to the market.
huawei official launch harare  Mr Yangsen

“Zimbabwe is an important overseas market for Huawei. We aim to provide Zimbabweans with the opportunity to stay connected to the world, browse the internet, share every moment of their lives with those who count, and of course, keep them in touch, any time anywhere. We believe in providing the best devices to Zimbabwe with reasonable price, latest technology and high quality performance based on our great R&D skills and capacity developed in a cross-cultural work environment.

Huawei will invest in an extensive through-the-line marketing campaign, to drive awareness amongst consumers and drive them to the stores to purchase.

We believe that the good corporation with ECONET will enable our smart phone sales to explode in Zimbabwe market.” he said

HUAWEI Ascend P6 is ultra slim at 6.18mm and weighs just about 120g. While it is small enough to slip into the tiniest of pockets or clutch bags, the stylish HUAWEI Ascend P6 is designed to be seen and coveted! It features a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, Android 4.2.2 operating system, 2000mAh battery, 4.7-inch HD in-cell LCD screen technology, and ‘MagicTouch’ for enhanced screen responsiveness even when wearing gloves.
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As the flagship smartphone of the Huawei Ascend P series, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 embodies a cutting edge design for the fashion conscious. The smartphone’s brushed metallic look with a naturally curved base is both elegant and intuitive. Impossibly beautiful, the Ascend P6 balances fashionable features and user-friendly functions.

Perfect for ‘selfies’, the HUAWEI Ascend P6’s industry-leading 5MP front-facing camera and auto facial-enhancing capabilities create model-gorgeous shots you’ll want to share. Its 8MP rear-facing BSI camera with F2.0 aperture and 4cm macro view also enables 1080P full HD video recording and playback.
huawei official launch harare officials
With Huawei’s proprietary IMAGESmart software, the HUAWEI Ascend P6 turns even the most novice photographer into a professional, with contrast and color enhancement, auto scene recognition, object tracing focus, and instant facial beauty support.

The HUAWEI Ascend P6 is even more intuitive and able to be customized with Huawei’s Emotion UI. Inspired by people, for device users worldwide, Huawei has gathered input from over 5 million consumers to help us optimize the latest version of Emotion UI.

The proprietary user interface includes updates to Uni-Home including enhanced security, Huawei’s Me Widget, MagicTouch, and SmartReading. New to Huawei’s Emotion UI are the panoramic shoot and facial recognition photography functions.

Huawei Team launching in Zimbabwe
Huawei’s unique Automated Discontinuous Reception (ADRX) and Quick Power Control (QPC) battery optimization and power saving technology improves performance by more than 30%, compared with smartphone batteries of equal size.

With its multi-screen AirSharing capability, you can connect to a range of devices to boost your productivity at work or play by easily sharing documents or enhance your gaming experience with minimal lag time.

The HUAWEI Ascend P6 is available in black, white and pink with matching color cases. It will begin shipping to China from June and to Western Europe from July through Vodafone, Telefonica, Orange, H3G, O2, Carphone Warehouse, TalkTalk, Media Markt & Saturn, TIM and online via Amazon and CDiscount with other markets to follow.

About Huawei Device
As at the end of 2012, Huawei’s products and services are deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Huawei has also set up more than 20 R&D centers around the world in countries such as the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China.

Consumer business is one of Huawei’s three business groups offering a range of products that include mobile phones, mobile broadband devices, home devices, clouds, and consumer chipsets.
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With more than 20 years of rich business expertise in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, an extensive global network, vast global business operations and partners, Huawei Consumer Business Group, through Huawei Device, is dedicated to bringing the latest technology to consumers, offering a world of possibilities and creating extraordinary experiences for people everywhere.

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