Top 10 Thinnest Smartphones of 2015 You should Know

The Smartphone industry is progressing very fast Within 2015 we have seen many smartphones arrive from Big names including Samsung Galaxy S6/ S6 Edge, HTC One M9, LG G4. These phones are powerful enough, They have a better camera, a better screen, and an improvement processor.

Top 10 thinnest smartphones ever you should know

1. Coolpad lvvi K1 Mini

Thinnest Smartphone Ever

Coolpad shocked everyone with the announcement of Its phone called asIvvi K1 Mini. It comes with a thickness of 4.7mm that’s now the world’s thinnest smartphone to date.

Coolpad lvvi K1 Mini sports a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1280. It’s packed with 1GB of Ram and powered by octa-core Snapdragon 410 processor.

There’s a 8 MP rear camera and secondary camera is 5 MP for selfies and video calling.It has a smart remote feature which allows you to control TV, Air Conditioners, and Washing Machine.

The battery on the device is 1800mAh and It supports 4G (LTE) connectivity.

2. Vivo X5 Max

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We all know that Chinese Smartphones are cheaper, but they aren’t much durable, but now Vivo Company offer for smartphone users the second thinnest smartphone called Vivo X5 Max which is only 4.75mm thick. Vivo released the world’s thinnest smartphone X5 Max on December 10th last year (2014).

The Vivo X5 Max has a large 5.5-inch screen and Super Amodel display with pixels density of 401 per inch that is super sharp. Vivo also claims that It has the world’s thinnest screen with a thickness of 1.36mm.

The Vivo X5 Max is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and packed with 2GB of Ram which runs Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Vivo’s interface. It’s only available in 16GB variant, but It can be expandable up to 128GB via MircoSD CarD.

There is also a 13-Megapixel primary camera with Auto Focus, HDR, and Led Flash, It has also a Secondary camera with 5-megapixels.

3. OPPO R5

Slimmest SmartphoneThe Oppo R5 is the third thinnest smartphone, which is only 4.85mm thick. The Oppo R5 is a premium device, It has a steel frame with chamfered edges and the aluminum back which feels very good in my hand.

The Oppo R5 has a 5.2-inch screen Super Amodel with Full HD screen. The screen is very sharp, It has good brightness and color balance. The volume and power keys are on the right side, but there isn’t 3.5mm audio jack.

The Oppo R5 sports 2GB of Ram, It’s powered same as Vivo X5 by Snapdragon 615. There is only available in the 16GB version so It doesn’t support MicroSD for more storage.

The device has a 13 MP primary camera with a f/2.0 aperture with a Led Flash and an HDR mode. The front Camera is 5 MP for selfies and video calling. You can record up to 4K video resolution.

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Gionee Elife S5.1

Last year Gionee expected to keep the Guinness Book of World Records for the thinnest smartphone, but Unfortunately Oppo released R5 which has replaced the Elife S5.1 with the thinnest smartphone in the world. It weighs only 97.7 gram that makes the Elife S5.1 the lightest smartphone in the market including also the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy devices.

The Gionee Elife comes with premium materials like metal and glass It’s thick only 5.15mm. The Elife S5.1 is very similar to iOS devices in the design. It has a 4.8inch screen 720P Amodel Display, with a pixel density of 306ppi.

It’s powered by an Octa Core Snapdragon 400 coupled with 1GB of Ram. There is only 16GB internal storage the device doesn’t have a MicroSD Card slot to get more storage. It comes with 2050 mAh battery.

The Elife S5.1 has a 13 MP rear camera with a Led Flash and a 5 MP front camera for selfies and video calling.


Gionee Elife S5.5

The Elife S5.5 isn’t the thinnest smartphone in the world, but It’s the thinnest smartphone by Gione Chinese manufacturer. It measures a thickness of 5.5mm.

It has a 5-Inch screen Super Amodel with an incredible pixels density of 441ppi. It has glass panels on the front and back that makes It very comfortable in my hand. It’s the best thinnest smartphone for watching videos and reading books

The Elife S5.5 has 16GB of internal storage but same as ELIFE S5.1 can’t be expandable with MicroSD Card slot.

6. VIVO X3

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The Vivo X3 isn’t the thinnest smartphone in the world, but It’s thick enough because It has a thickness of 5.75mm.

The Vivo X3 is made by the popular Chinese manufacturer BBK, The phone was released on 23rd August.

It sports a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixel. It has a 8 MP primary camera and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. It’s packed with 1GB of Ram that’s enough to play any game. There’s 16GB internal storage although you can expand via MicroSD Card

7. Gionee Elife S7

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The Gionee Elife S7 is the best phone in Indian market this year so far. It comes with a thickness of 5mm.

It comes with a 5.2inch screen with Full HD Display. It packs 2GB of Ram. The Elife S7 runs Amigo 3.0 interface which is based on Android LolliPop 5.0. It’s avliable with 16GB internal storage so there isn’t a 32GB variant and It doesn’t support MicroSD.

Gionee Elfie S7 has a 13MP camera from Sony while the front camera is 8 MP which is enough to take clearer selfies.

8. Huawei Ascend P6

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Huawei Ascend P6 has launched last year. The Huawei Ascend P6 looks very similar like an iPhone 4 and 4S with a metal bezel around the outside.

Huawei Ascend P6 is well built, It has a 4-7 inch screen with a 720p resolution and with a pixel density of 312ppi.

The P6 is packed with 2GB of Ram and powered by a 1.5GHz processor. The performance is good, the phone opens app fast and there’s no noticeable lag, It’s like a premium device. It runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, but It’s upgradable to Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

The camera of the Huawei Ascend P6 is pretty good, It’s a 8 MP rear camera with a Led Flash, AutoFocus, Panorama and HDR (High Dynamic Range) features. While the secondary camera is 5-MP for selfies and video calling.

9. ZTE Athena

ZTE is also another Chinese manufacturer. Zte Athena is just 6.2 mm thick.

It sports a 4.5-inch screen with 720p HD display.

It runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and since then It hasn’t been any update.

10. Samsung Galaxy A7

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The Samsung Galaxy A7 comes in full metal body, It looks sleek and slim. The Galaxy A7 is the thinnest smartphone from Samsung.

The Galaxy A7 comes with 1080p Super Amodel display and with a pixel density of 401ppi. The screen is very sharp and brightness which means Its enough to watch videos and movies. It automatically optimizes saturation and color range.

Samsung Galaxy A7 comes with 2GB of Ram and It’s powered by Snapdragon 615 processor. It has 16GB total storage space, although It can be expanded up to 64GB via a MicroSD.

There’s a 13MP camera with Auto Focus, Face Detection, Panorama and HDR. There’s also a 5MP camera on the front for selfies. The Galaxy A7 has two unique features for selfies on board: Auto selfies and Ultra wide shoot.

That is the list of the thinnest smartphone ever of 2015 so far. If you know any other thin phone tell us and we will add in the article.