Huawei P6-U06 front leak

Huawei is no stranger to the super-thin smartphone game, having introduced the 6.68mm-thick Ascend P1 S in early 2012. One Huawei executive teased earlier this year that his company's got another thin P-series model planned for 2013, and now it looks like some images of the device in the wild may have made their way online.

French site Nowhereelse.fr has received a trio of photos showing the Huawei P6-U06, which is an upcoming handset that measures in at just 6.18mm thick. While the site says that it can't be certain of the authenticity of the images because they come from a new source, both it and Engadget point out that the phone in these images looks fairly similar to the actual P6-U06 that showed up earlier this month in the database of the TENAA, which is like China's FCC. 

Packed inside the Huawei P6-U06's thin frame is a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 4.7-inch 720p display and Android 4.1.2. There are also GSM/WCDMA radios found inside the P6-U06 that suggest that the phone is destined for a Chinese launch, which isn't altogether shocking since it's been approved by the TENAA.

The latest trend in mobile seems to be creating handsets with larger and larger displays, like the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II, 6.1-inch Ascend Mate and the 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega. However, there are some manufacturers that are also on a quest to earn the "world's thinnest smartphone" title, like Huawei and Alcatel.

The P6-U06 appears to be Huawei's latest effort at grabbing the thinness crown, and so far it looks like a nice handset. Of course, we don't know what it's like to actually use a phone as thin as the P6-U06, and those of us in the U.S. may never get the chance to find out. That doesn't mean that we can't appreciate how crazy-thin a 6.18mm phone is, though. Check out another shot of the P6-U06 below and a third over at Nowhereelse.fr.

Via Engadget, Nowhereelse.fr

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Fonzy Paniagua
Fonzy Paniagua Looks like an iphone 5 !
Curtis Owens
Curtis Owens the thinner it is lower the battery life. Battery density is hard to improve. Smaller processors help, but only so much.
Camar Green
Camar Green You know you like it thick hahha
Wesley A Meek
Wesley A Meek I'm afraid to hold it to tight, might snap it in half!
Soh Boon Guan
Soh Boon Guan Design wise, it look interesting enough... With the right spec and the right price... Who knows ? It might sell... After all, it is still one of the giant suppliers surpassing HTC , Sony, LG etc... In term of shipment for smartphone.
Dave Bourque
Dave Bourque Huawei = Chinese garbage... no thanks...
Danny Chavez
Danny Chavez I rather have a 9mm thick device with at least 2-3 days of battery
Kenneth Li
Kenneth Li the thinner the better! that' high tech! fool!
Adrian Salazar
Adrian Salazar There's a thinner device than this
Cesario Brito Jr.
Cesario Brito Jr. Enough with the thin war. We want bigger batteries.
Shawn Gergler
Shawn Gergler To thin
Mark Belkowski
Mark Belkowski Huawei is pretty unheard of in the states.
Brain Roopull
Brain Roopull Not interested at all... If it's designed to be dropped, why bother? I'd rather have something ergonomic. You know... designed for human hands.
Wyatt Slate
Wyatt Slate Guess who's getting sued by Apple as soon as this is released?
Alex Campos
Alex Campos Someone's getting sued by Apple.
Carlo Mercado
Carlo Mercado like a chocolate bar??
K.j. Littlejohn
K.j. Littlejohn How's the battery life?

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