Slim Jims: meet 10 of the world's thinnest smartphones

Slim Jims: meet 10 of the world's thinnest smartphones
Gather around, low-carb proponents, as we are rounding up the world's thinnest smartphones - the summer maybe almost over, but it's still summer somewhere, and these ones have shed the pounds for beach bodies to marvel at. While Gionee is hinting at yet another shot at smartphone glory, after the 5.5" thin Elife flagship, we are listing some the world's thinnest smartphones at this very moment, to put things in perspective, and gauge just how thin a sub-6mm phone is.

It all started with the original Moto RAZR craze, and the anorexia pandemic spread fast as a bush fire, engulfing the smartphone universe as well. Now, one can argue that too slim of a handset is of a dubious ergonomic, and pick-up-from-the-desk value, but slim handsets can't be denied their gorgeous looks, plus they are usually a tribute to a company's manufacturing prowess. 

That's why we are showing you ten of the handsets that belong to the 7mm and below gang, which have been introduced in the last year or so. The iPhone 6 is also rumored to join this exclusive club, but we'll know for sure when Apple introduces it come September 9th, and update accordingly, while the archrival Samsung already secured a place here with the Galaxy Alpha. Are you a fan of thin smartphones, and how thin is too thin for you?

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23 Comments

1. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Pretty Beautiful Elegant Dazzling Sexy Stunning

5. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

wow... Vivo X3 is very beautiful and xperia t3 as well... both are very slick and elegant... vivo always made beautifully crafted designs

21. JC557

Posts: 1919; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I'm actually curious about the Vivo X3's sound system and on-board speakers.

22. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

I heard that vivo holds the distinction in sound department of mobile phones

2. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

7 out of 10 is Chinese.

3. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

10 out of 10 from East Asia

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

I think BLU is from US and Alcatel is from France. Correct me if I'm wrong.

9. Sharky

Posts: 259; Member since: Jun 24, 2008

That is correct although as it mentions in the article the Blu phone is just a rebrand of the Gionee. And Alcatel's phones are rebranded TCL phones from China.

6. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

I sent this link to phone arena a week ago and they overlooked it for some reasonhttp://imgur.com/JgHtElp

8. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

may be bcoz this is a billboard and not much information is available about this phone... there are alot of unknown brands like this one in china which PA and other sites dont bother about

11. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

12. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

woh... this is gionee elife 5.5 itself... so they are selling in pakistan by other name, same like by the name of blu in usa

14. Ashoaib

Posts: 3291; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

19. Ohrules

Posts: 327; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

seems to be the case but i wonder why would they bother to change the brand name

17. TheManWithThePlan

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

I don't think Qmobile makes it's own phones, at least the z series phones are rebranded Gionee Elife models.

10. TheManWithThePlan

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

That is on the list, twice :P

7. Iodine

Posts: 1483; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

So the next iPhone will be the only super-phone in this ladder ?

13. mamadathu

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

GIONEE ELIFE S5.5 IS AWESOME GUD LOOKING SEXIEST DEVICE BUT THEY LOVE TO BE IN SERVICE CENTRES

15. Fernandezxc

Posts: 43; Member since: Mar 12, 2012

U guyz forgot the Qmobile noir z6

16. mamadathu

Posts: 48; Member since: Mar 01, 2014

thats a copycat of gionee elife s5.5

18. TheManWithThePlan

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 25, 2014

Isn't it just the same phone? How is it a copycat?

20. Lauticol

Posts: 404; Member since: Jun 25, 2011

"It's more than pretty, and not made of plastic" She's one heck of a sexy troll!

23. christie99

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

I think that the vivo smart phone is pretty good but Huawei is also competing well and trying to make better smart phones as well now.

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