Earlier today we reported that Huawei had confirmed that they will be releasing a new smartphone for the US this summer. The company offered no further details on this upcoming smartphone, they didn’t even drop a name. Huawei has a decent portfolio of smartphones that are moderately priced and have good specifications.┬áThe alleged aluminium casing of what is being called Huawei Edge has leaked, this is thought to be the second high-end smartphone that the Chinese manufacturer will be releasing in second half of 2013.


The image shows a 6.3mm casing fashioned out of aluminum. There’s no screen on it, no buttons and no camera. The smartphone is rumored to feature Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, a 4.9 inch 1080p full HD display, 2GB RAM, 16/32 GB of internal storage, 13 megapixel rear camera and a 2,600 mAh battery. At 6.3mm, the Edge will be thinner than Huawei’s current flagship, the Ascend D2 which was announced back at CES in January.┬áThe Ascend D2 is also made out of aluminium, its 9.9mm thin and has a 5 inch FHD IPS+ 443 PPI Super Retina LCD Display with a 1.5Ghz quadcore processor.

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