8 slim smartphones in India worth checking out

By Team Digit | Updated Dec 30 2014
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There is no running from the fact that phones are getting slimmer by the day and consumers don't mind the weight reduction. We count down the slimmest smartphone in India today.

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Vivo X5 Max
Thickness: 4.75mm
Price: Rs. 32,980

At 4.75mm, the Vivo X5 Max is the slimmest phone to date but it comes with a rather high price tag.

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Gionee Elife S5.1
Thickness: 5.15mm
Price: Rs. 18,099

Gionee is not far behind with the Elife S5.1 with a thickness of just 5.15mm. The smartphone has a beautiful design and a not so good battery life.

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Gionee Elfie S5.5
Thickness: 5.6mm
Price: Rs. 20,500

The Elife S5.5 claimed the throne for the slimmest smartphone for quite some time, but things have now changed. While it offers a better spec sheet, it is slightly more thicker than the Gionee S5.1.

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Vivo X3S
Thickness: 6mm
Price: Rs. 23-25K

The 5-inch Vivo X3S smartphone, at 6mm thickness, packs the same 1.7GHz MediaTek octa-core processor as the Gionee S5.5 and is also priced in the same bracket.

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Huawei Ascend P7
Thickness: 6.18mm
Price: Rs. 24.699

Huawei’s flagship device the Ascend P7 is one of the slimmest smartphones which is powered by the company's home grown processor the Kirin 910T

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra
Thickness: 6.5mm
Price: Rs. 18,300

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra is not just a slim smartphone, it is also a large phablet device with a 6.4-inch display offering a large real estate.

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Thickness: 6.7mm
Price: Rs. 37,450

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a beautiful piece of hardware and this is the first time Samsung has incorporated metal while designing a smartphone.

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Apple iPhone 6
thickness: 6.9mm
Price: Rs. 53,500

While this is the slimmest iPhone till date, we thought the iPhone 6's design this time was flawed, something you don't often hear with Apple.

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BONUS

Oppo R5
Thickness: 4.85mm
Price: N/A

The R5 from Oppo has been announced in India and is expected to launch soon in the country.

Update:

The smartphone was launched in India today (30th December) for Rs. 29,990 

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