Top 10 Best Thin LightWeight Smartphones

Every smartphone manufacturer keeps trying new ways to squeeze every part of the hardware to be as thin as 5.0 mm so that users will have the best experience with less weight and easy to carry along with the stylish design.

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From the last year, there is one thing common in all the smartphones; that is the size of each and every phone. Everyone is in a rush to squeeze the size. As of now there are mainly two phone companies battling in design and light-weightiness of their phones;they are Vivo and Oppo. They are cutting off all the extra edges to make the devices look sleeker and sexier. Every smartphone have a thickness below 5.0 mm.

Here is the list of top 5 Best Thin Light Weight Smartphones

1. VIVO X5 MAX (4.75 MM)

Top 10 Best Thin LightWeight Smartphones
Top 10 Best Thin LightWeight Smartphones

Vivo X5 Max was launched on December 10th 2014 for a price tag of Rs. 29,000. This smartphone measures about only 4.75 mm in thickness that makes it the world’s thinnest smartphone. With that size, it broke the record of OPPO R5 which has a thickness of 4.85 mm.

Here is the full specification list:

5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display
Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
16 GB internal memory
Expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
Funtouch OS 2.0 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Dual SIM (micro SIM + nano SIM)
13 MP rear camera with LED Flash, F/2.0 aperture
5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.4 aperture
4G LTE / 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
2000mAh battery

Pros –

Decent design.
Expandable memory.
Good Camera quality.

Cons –

Poor battery backup.
Lacks Android Lollipop 5.1 update.



The ZTE V6 smartphone comes with a thickness of 6.8 mm and is a metal-clad smartphone. The special feature about this device is that it has curved edges and is very comfortable to hold. The smartphone weighs about 122 grams that makes it feather light. This device was launched recently in August 2016.

Here is the full specification list:

Screen- 5.0-inch HD display with resolution (720×1280 pixels)
OS- Android 5.0 Lollipop
Processor- 1.3 GHz Quad core Mediatek MT6735
ROM- 16 GB Internal Memory with MicroSD card slot
Expandable storage – 128 GB
Connectivity – 4G LTE , Dual Sim
Fingerprint Scanner – NO
Primary Camera 13-MP rear camera with LED Flash, Front 5 Megapixel
Battery 2,200 mAh with Super power saving mode

Pros –

Metallic design
128 Expandable memory
Optimal Price

Cons –

Moderate battery Life
No Fingerprint scanner

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In the month of February 2014 a smartphone company named Gionee made headlines for manufacturing best thin and lightweight Smartphone “Gionee Elife S5.5”, during the Mobile World Congress. Where slimness records are made and broken every year, Elife S5.5 is just 5.6 mm slim. The main feature is that the front and the back covers are made from, toughened glass made of metal and it looks extremely sleek and attractive.

Here is the full specification list:

5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU
Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) with Amigo 2.0 UI ,can be updated to Android 4.4 Kitkat
13 MP autofocus camera with LED flash, Stacked Sony sensor, 1080p video recording
5 MP front-facing camera 2GB LPDDR3 RAM 16GB internal memory 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI Direct
Bluetooth 4.0, USB OTG GPS
2300 mAh battery capacity.

Pros –

Stunning design with premium look
Wide angle selfie-centric front camera
Light Weight

Cons –

Misses the notification LED
Limited Memory (No space for External SD Card)
Android Lollipop update missing



Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 was launched in March 2016 and is about Rs. 26,900. The A7 is powered by the Exynos Octa- Core Processor Clocked at 1.6 GHz and also comes with 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone’s thickness of the device stands at 7.3 mm.

Here is the full specification list:

Display: 5.5 inches 1080×1920 Super AMOLED 401 PPI
OS: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with touch wiz UI
CPU: Octa Core 1.6 Ghz Exynos Processor
Storage: 16 GB expandable up to 128 GB
Cameras: 13 MP (rear) LED flash + 5 MP (front) front Camera
Connectivity: 4G LTE/3G, Dual Nano-SIM, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, GPS
Weight: 164 grams
Dimension: 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
Battery: 3300 mAh

Pros –
Thin beautiful metallic design.
Full HD Super AMOLED Display , 2.5 D Curve Gorilla Glass 4

Cons –
Expensive priced at Rs. 26,900.

5. VIVO X3S ( 5.95 MM THIN)


This device comes with an HD Display of 5 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720p. The smartphone weighs about 153 grams and also has a battery capacity of 2000 mAH.

Here is the full specification list:

5 inch HD Display with 1280*720 resolution
5.57 mm slim and Android 4.2.2.
1.7 Ghz Octa- Core processor .
16 GB internal Storage.
13 Megapixel camera with f1.8 aperture
5 MP front facing camera.
Android OS 4.2 and funtouch Mod.

Pros –

Good Camera.
Good Processor

Cons –

No Software updates
Lacks 4G support

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The above list of smartphones are the best in terms of size and thickness. The following list is arranged by order along with advanced features.

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