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Oppo has unveiled what it calls the 'world's thinnest smartphone', with a 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear camera and 16GB storage - but no microSD slot or 3.5mm audio connector.
Dell has shown off what it claims is the thinnest tablet ever - but despite its sleek 6mm-thick body, the Android device also squeezes in an 8.4-inch 2560x1600px OLED screen and 4G LTE connectivity.
Chinese manufacturer Gionee looks set to launch the thinnest smartphone ever, at just 5mm-thick - but the device doesn't exactly have flagship-class specs, with a 1.2GHz quad-core CPU and 1GB RAM.
Oppo - one-time holder of the 'world's thinnest smartphone' title - will soon take regain that title, with the launch of the R809T, a quad-core, 6.13mm-thick handset with a 4.5-inch HD display.
7.1mm thick at its leanest point, Motorola's Droid RAZR certainly wowed many. But Fujitsu claims its new Android handset, the Arrows ES IS12F, is the new thinnest smartphone ever - just 6.7mm thick.
Toshiba's Excite X10 - its new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet - is both thinner and lighter than the iPad 2. Could this finally be the device to dethrone the iPad as king of the tablets?
Panasonic has begun shipping samples of the world's thinnest (that’s 9.5 mm to be exact) internal Blu-ray Disc drives to personal computer manufacturers. The new sample 9.5 mm high BD drives were accomplished by combining...