These are the top 5 thinnest smartphones in the market today (2016)

Here are some of the slimmest smartphones for users in the market today. Which is your favorite?

These are the top 5 thinnest smartphones in the market today (2016)

Sleek devices are in, and bulky ones are deemed outdated now. Smartphones as well have been turning thinner each year and some of the slimmest smartphones in the market today are as much as .18 inches or 4.75 mm slim. That's the thinnest smartphone in the market today, manufactured by Vivo and called the Vivo X5 Max. There are more...


Take a look at the thinnest smartphones in the market today.

Vivo X5Max


The Vivo X5 is currently the thinnest smartphone in the market globally measuring at a sleek 4.75mm. This is the slimmest smartphone in the world. Even though it is super-slim, it does not compromise on performance. The smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 CPU and 2GB RAM along with 16GB of internal memory. The smartphone has a big 5.5-inch 1080p display. It is powered by a 2,300mAh battery, which isn't the best but given that it's the thinnest phone in the world, it's surprising the manufacturers could fit in this size of a battery. The smartphone comes with a 13-megapixel primary camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera.

Oppo R5


The second on this of thinnest phones list is the Oppo R5 at 4.85mm. The Oppo R5 comes with stainless steel body which has micro-arc frame that is hand polished. It has a smaller 5.2-inch 1080p AMOLED display and 2 GB of RAM. The smartphone is powered by Snapdragon 615, Octa-core processor. Because slim smartphones tend to heat up very soon, the smartphone has Cool Element technology that uses liquid metal-like substance to cool the device. Although it's thicker than there Vivo X5 Maxm still it comes with a smaller 2,000 mAh battery. The heavily modified version of Android, Color OS, is not pleasing at all. The Oppo R5 has a 13 megapixel primary camera and a 5 megapixel selfie camera.

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5


When Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was seen in the ad with this sleek smartphone, everyone thought it was some foreign brand; at the end of the ad it was revealed to be none other than our own Indian smartphone manufacturer gone global Micromax. This smartphone is just 5.1mm thick, making it one of the slimmest phones in the market today. Also, it is one of the lightest 5-inch display smartphones at 97g. The phone comes loaded with Android 5.0 and a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. It does not have expandable memory and comes with 16 GB internal space. Canvas Sliver 5 has an 8 megapixel primary camera with a 5 megapixel selfie camera.

Gionee Elife S5.1


Before the above mentioned smartphones, it was actually Gionee that held the crown of the slimmest phone in the world. In fact, it also held the Guinness Book of World record for being the thinnest smartphone. It took the title of the slimmest phone in the world, which it held for quite some time, from the Elife S5.5. Gionee Elife S5.1 has a 4.8 inch AMOLED display and is powered by a Snapdragon 400 1.2 GHz quad core processor. It has 1 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage with 2100 mAh battery.

Gionee Elife S5.5


The Gionee ELife S5.5 is just 5.5 mm thick. Back in early 2014, when it was launched, it was practically unheard of to have a 5.5 mm sleek smartphone. When Gionee ELife S5.5 hit the market it was one of the most beautiful devices on offer. It has a 5-inch 1080p full HD AMOLED display and a 1.7GHz Octa Core Processor with 2GB RAM. The primary camera is 13 megapixel. This smartphone was the Guinness record holder for the slimmest smartphone till Gionee Elife S5.1 took the crown.