Photos: NEC claims thinnest flip phone

NEC says its new folding mobile phone is the world's thinnest. The phone is about 0.46 inch thick when folded--slimmer than an AA battery, according to the Japanese electronics conglomerate. The handset features a 1.3-megapixel digital camera, a 1.9-inch color display and music player functionality.


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