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umeox-x5270613Chinese manufacturer Umeox today unveiled the world’s slimmest smartphone – X5, outstripping Huawei.

The phone measure only 5.6m thick. Huawei on June 18 had unveiled what it claimed to be the world’s slimmest smartphone – Acend P6 which measured 6.18mm thick.

The Umexo X5 has now outperformed the Huawei Acend P6 in terms of thickness and snatched away the title of the world’s slimmest smartphone.

The Umeox X5 is approximately 0.5mm thinner than the Huawei Ascend P6. It has a 5.3-inch touchscreen, and is powered by a dual-core processor. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 3-megapixel front camera. It runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

The Umeox X5 will be released in Europe and China. The handset is likely to go on sale in France this summer. There is no word on pricing and eact launch date yet.

Umeox currently has a decent portfolio of Android phones, some of which are sold under the Thomson Mobile brand in Europe.

Source: IBNLive