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Thinnest Android Smartphones: Mobile phones have completely transferred into a smart phone device which can be used as a device to perform all of your digital needs with flexibility. From time to time specifications and hardware parts are improved to dual core, quad core processing. Other important thing is that apart from this improvements, the devices still maintains the same thickness.
Within this year we have seen many smart phones debut claiming the world’s thinnest smart phone but here we go through the slimmest smartphone in the Android platform and listed here are the few devices.
Vivo X5 Max – 4.75mm Thinnest Android Smartphones
The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Vivo announced the world’s slimmest phone X5 Max in China, on December 10th. At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max dethrones the recently launched Oppo R5 as the world’s slimmest phone that measures 4.85mm thick.
The Vivo X5 Max features a 5.5-inch 1080p super AMOLED display screen which is also the world’s thinnest screen with a thickness of only 1.36mm. The handset is dual SIM, with one slot for a Micro-SIM card and another one for a nano-SIM card or TF card. The super-thin smartphone is also 4G LTE-capable.
The smartphone is powered by 1.7GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. There’s 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 128GB.The Vivo X5 Max comes with a 5mp front-facing camera and a 13mp rear-facing camera with a Sony IMX214 sensor.
OPPO R5 – 4.85mm Thinnest Android Smartphones
Oppo shocked everyone with the announcement of its new Smart phone called as the Oppo R5. The device is mere 4.85mm thick, making it the thinnest or the slimmest smartphone ever made till date. Earlier the title of slimmest smartphone was held by two smartphones from Gionee, starting with Elife S5.5 and later was followed by Elife S5.1.
Oppo R5 will feature a 5.2 inch FHD display with 423 ppi and has stainless steel body with micro-arc frame that is hand polished. Under the steel body, we have a Snapdragon 615, Octa-core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM. We have seen that these thin devices tend to heat up very soon, so Oppo has introduced a Cool Element technology that uses liquid metal like substance to cool the device. The device has a 13 MP rear facing camera accompanied with 5 MP camera on the front. There is also a 200 mAh battery and the device will run Android 4.4.4 KitKat with Colour OS v2.0 on top. The device is priced at $499 and will be going for sale in December.
GIONEE ELIFE S5.1 – 5.15mm Thinnest Android Smartphones
Gionee Elife S5.1 comes with a thickness of 5.15mm and was the thinnest Smart phone until today. It also held the Guinness book of World record for being the thinnest Smart phone but it has been overwhelmed by Oppo R5 that has been unveiled today. Gionee Elife S5.5 was the first Smartphone that bought the thought of slim devices and also was successful with its classy design.
Gionee Elife S5.1 will comes with a 4.8 inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Snapdragon 400 quad core processor with a clocking speed of 1.2 GHz. There is a 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory and supports 4G LTE connectivity. Battery on the device is at 2100 mAh and will be launched in the coming days.
Gionee Elife S5.5 – 5.5mm Thinnest Android Smartphones
A new addition to the list, and this sits right on the top with a thickness of 5.5mm, becoming the world’s thinnest smartphone from the company Gionee. The device has a 5-inch Full HD AMOLED display and a 1.7GHz Octa Core Processor.
This Smart Phone has broken all the records and has now come to the number 1 spot by offering a thickness of just 5.57mm which is amazing. The device does look like a music player and not a phone but well its a Android 4.1 based Phone. It comes with a HD Display of 5″ with a resolution of 1280 x 720p. The device comes with a price tag of $410 and is something which looks a value for money.
The Ascend P6 got launched this year at a decent price of $500 with the best feature of this being the thickness which is at just 6.18mm making this reach the top of the charts. It comes with a 1.5 Ghz Quad Core Processor, 2GB RAM and a 32Gb Internal Memory. Over all the other smart phones this one is recommended if you want to have a truly slim device
The Vivo X1 Android Smart Phone came with just 6.55 mm thickness which is quite thin to handle and yes thats the reason its being added in this list. The phone comes with a 4.7″ IPS Display with a 1.2 Ghz Cortex A9 Processor. With a good battery capacity of 2000 mAh its something which you should miss. Even though the device is hard to find for purchase out of China, its something which you should consider importing because of the $400 around price of this device
Then we spotted Oppo Finder all the way from China which measures a thickness of 6.65 mm. This device is now available for pre order but for sale in China only. Going through the specifications of it, it includes 1.5 Ghz dual core processor with 1 GB of RAM and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich along with 4.3 inches Super AMOLED Plus display. This would be seen with 16 GB of the internal storage capacity. Oppo Finder is a high end smart phone and it comes from nowhere to challenge of slimmest Android smart phone.
Oppo Finder got the attention from international users as the world’s slimmest phone but their talks trended for certain days only as ZTE Athena
The X3L is another slim beauty from Vivo, and this has got the thickness of 6.75 mm, making it the slimmest 4G smartphone in the market. The device is launched in China and it comes with the 5-inch 720p display, Snapdragon quad-core chipset with 2GB RAM.