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Mate S: Huawei's skinny metal powerhouse (pictures)

We take a close-up look at Huawei's latest metal superphone, the Mate S.

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BERLIN -- The Mate S has a 5.5-inch AMOLED display that extends almost to either side of the phone. According to Huawei, it takes up 73 per cent of the Mate S's front face.

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The all-metal skin comes in "mystic champagne" and "titanium gray."

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The main camera has a 13-megapixel resolution. Next to the lens around back is a dual LED flash.

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Like the Huawei Ascend Mate 7, the Mate S has a fingerprint sensor just below the lens for unlocking the phone.

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We can never resist taking a smartphone's camera for a spin.

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Personalize the display with a variety of themes.

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Huawei's interface runs on top of Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop software.

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On the bottom end are speakers and the Micro-USB charger port.

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Flip the Mate S on its side to show off the slim 7.2mm profile.

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Browse through the Mate S' Settings menu to adjust the phone's features to your liking.

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