10 Best Thin Light Weight Smartphones 2022 (Slimmest Phones)

Are you looking for the slimmest and thinnest phones in India or the world? We have handpicked some of the thin, lightweight mobiles that you can consider. I am sharing the list of ultra-slim and lightest mobiles for 2022.

What is the thinnest Smartphone ever made in the world?
The Vivo X5 Max is the slimmest phone ever made, measuring just 4.75 mm in thickness. And the Oppo R5 was the second thinnest phone ever made (December 2014) - 4.85 mm in thickness.
In modern phones, Motorola Edge 30 (5G), and Xiaomi 11 lite NE (5G) are thin measuring only 6.8 mm in thickness.

What is the most Light Weight Phone Ever Made in the World?
There are several lightweight phones such as Micromax Silver 5 (97 grams), Samsung S4 mini (107 grams), iPhone 5s (112 grams), Sony Xperia E1 (120 grams), HTC One Mini (122 grams), and Nokia Lumia 620 (127 grams).

Early Nokia and Siemens mobiles were thick and heavy as a brick. Apple, Samsung, Vivo, Oppo, and Gionee, later started making slim, sleek, and lightweight smartphones. They squeezed every bit of hardware in a frame as thin as 5.0 mm. The users loved it; slim phones were easy to carry and looked gorgeous.

Best Thin Light Weight Smartphones
Image - Vivo X5 Max - Best Thin Light Weight Smartphones

"Slim is the new Sexy" mantra works even in the case of mobiles.

Lately, the prevalent use of 4G/5G and demand for higher battery life have pushed manufacturers away from making slim phones. However, some current mobiles also offer sleek designs, so let's check them out without further ado.

10 Best Slimmest and Light Weight Smartphones for 2022:

Xiaomi 11 lite NE 5G (6.8 mm, 158 grams)

Light Weight Smartphone 2022 - Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is an incredibly sleek and stylish smartphone that is easy to hold and use with one hand. It offers decent specs at a reasonable price. The mobile is available for Rs. 26,990 and is one of the best slim phones under 30K.

The phone is extremely thin, having a thickness of 6.8mm, and it weighs 158 grams only.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

Powering the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G octa-core processor(6nm) and has an Adreno 642L GPU.

Camera - Triple camera setup at the rear carrying a 64MP(f/1.8) main camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide angle lens, and a 5MP(f/2.4) telephoto macro lens. Additionally, the user got a 20MP(f/2.2) selfie shooter at the front.

Fueling the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is a decent 4250mAH battery with a 33 Watts fast charging support.

Technical Specs - Xiaomi 11 lite NE 5G

  • 6.55-inch AMOLED punch-hole notch display, FHD+(2400*1080)pixels resolution, and corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
  • 90Hz refresh rate and 800nits peak brightness.
  • Operating System – MIUI 12.5 is based on the latest Android 11.
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G octa-core processor(6nm) and Adreno 642L GPU.
  • RAM – 6/8GB.
  • Storage – 128GB onboard memory support.
  • Expandable storage – Yes.
  • Connectivity – Dual SIM (5G+5G) support.
  • Triple rear camera – a 64MP(f/1.8) main camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide lens, and a 5MP(f/2.4) macro camera.
  • Front camera – a 16MP(f/2.5) selfie shooter.
  • Fingerprint sensor – Yes(side-mounted).
  • Face recognition – Yes.
  • Battery – Decent 4250mAH battery capacity along with 33 Watts fast charging support.
  • Weight – 158 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness – 6.8mm(sleek).
  • Starting Price – Rs 26,999 or $(Base variant).

Pros – Extremely thin and lightweight, good display, fast charging support, and high-clarity camera.

Cons – Average battery capacity.

Vivo V21e (7.7 mm, 165 grams)

Vivo V21e is a good choice for people looking for a slim phone under 25K, it is currently available for Rs. 23,990 (8 GB / 128 GB). The phone is ultra-thin, measures 7.7 mm in thickness, and weighs only 165 grams. It is available in Sunset Jazz and Dark pearl colors.

vivo v21e

For imaging, the Vivo V21e offers an incredible 32 MP Selfie camera and has a 64 MP Dual Rear camera setup to click amazing photos.

The phone offers an AMOLED display of 6.44 inches with FHD+(2400*1080) pixel resolution. Furthermore, it runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 700 5G Octa-Core processor(7nm).

This lightweight phone has a decent 4000 mAh battery(44 Watts fast charging).

Technical Specs - Vivo V21e

  • 6.44 inch AMOLED punch-hole display with 2400 * 1080 pixels resolution.
  • OS - Android 11, Funtouch 11.1.
  • Processor – MediaTek Dimensity 700 (Octa-Core), ARM Mali-G57 GPU.
  • RAM – 8 GB(4GB extended RAM support).
  • Storage – 128 GB Internal Memory.
  • Expandable storage – Yes.
  • Dual Sim 4G/5G support.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Under-Display Scanner.
  • Dual Rear Cameras – 64-MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and 8 MP ultra-wide lens.
  • Front camera – 32MP selfie camera.
  • Battery - 4000 mAh, 44 Watts Fast Charging Support
  • Weight – 165 grams, 7.7 mm thickness.
  • Starting Price: INR 23,990

Pros – Premium build quality, powerful processor, and amazing camera.

Cons – The battery could have been even better.

Vivo V23 (5G) (7.5 mm, 180 grams)

Vivo V23 (5G) is the latest sleek phone with a gorgeous design and looks to impress.

It has a thickness of 7.5 mm and weighs 180 grams. The phone has a color-changing back design that interacts with sunlight to change the shade from golden to greenish. It is available for Rs. 29,990 (8 GB Ram, 128 GB Storage).

Vivo V23

The mobile offers a 6.44-inch Fluid AMOLED display, FHD+(2400*1080)pixels resolution, and a 90Hz refresh rate. Powering the smartphone is a fast Mediatek Dimensity 920 Octa-Core processor with a 2.4 GHz clock speed. It boots Funtouch OS 12 based on the latest Android 12.

It offers a 4200mAH battery with 44 Watts fast charging support. It has triple rear cameras with 64 MP (primary), 8 MP (ultra-wide), and a 2 MP depth camera. Other top features are - an in-display fingerprint scanner, 5G support, 50 MP + 8 MP Front selfie cameras, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Technical Specs - Vivo V23 (5G)

  • 6.44 inch Super AMOLED display with FHD+(2400*1080) pixels resolution.
  • OS - Android 12, FunTouch OS 12
  • Processor – MediaTek Dimensity 920, Octa-Core Processor, ARM Mali G68 GPU.
  • RAM – 8 GB
  • Storage – 128 GB Internal Memory.
  • Expandable storage – No.
  • Dual SIM 5G support.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-Display Scanner.
  • Triple Rear Cameras – 64MP rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP depth sensor.
  • Dual Front camera – 50 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras.
  • Battery - 4200 mAh, 44 Watts Fast Charging Support
  • Weight – 180 grams, 7.5 mm thickness.
  • Starting Price: INR 29,990

Pros – 5G, Great display, Premium build, and excellent cameras.

Cons – Lack of storage expansion support, Notch Display.

Vivo V21 (5G) (7.29 mm, 176 grams)

The latest Vivo V21 (5G) offers incredible specs and the slimmest design you can expect from a modern smartphone. The phone is available for Rs. 29,990 for the 8 GB Ram and 128 GB internal storage variant.

Vivo-V21

The stunning-looking mobile has an AG matte glass back design. It has a 7.29 mm thickness and weighs 176 grams.

It offers a 6.44-inch E3-AMOLED display with an FHD+(2404*1080)pixels resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and 409ppi density, 90 Hz refresh rate, 800 nits of peak brightness.

There are Triple rear cameras, including a 64MP(f/1.9) primary camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide lens, and a 2MP(f/2.4) depth sensor.

Additionally, it has an incredible 44 MP (f/2.0) selfie camera (with Dual Spotlight selfie flash) that is capable of taking excellent shots in all lighting conditions. The 5G smartphone runs on the latest Android 11 Os along with the improved Funtouch OS 11.1 and is upgradable to Android 12.

Furthermore, it packs a decent 4000mAH battery with 33 Watts fast charging support.

Technical Specs - Vivo V21 (5G)

  • 6.44 inch AMOLED wide notch display, FHD+(2404*1080)pixels resolution.
  • Operating System - FuntouchOS 11.1 is based on the latest Android 11.
  • Processor - MediaTek Dimensity 800U Octa-Core Processor.
  • RAM - 8GB.
  • Storage - 128GB onboard memory support.
  • Connectivity - Dual SIM (5G+4G) support.
  • Triple rear camera - a 64MP(f/1.9) primary camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide lens, and a 2MP(f/2.4) depth sensor.
  • Front camera - 44 MP (f/2.0) lens
  • Fingerprint sensor - Yes(In-display)
  • Face recognition - Yes
  • Battery - 4000mAH battery capacity along with 33 Watts fast charging support.
  • Weight - 176 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness - 7.29 mm (sleek).
  • Price - Rs 29,990.

Pros - The camera is incredible, Futuristic(support 5G connectivity), fantastic display.

Cons - The processor is decent not the fastest.

Oppo Reno 6 Pro (7.6 mm, 177 grams)

Light weight mobile with good battery life - Oppo Reno 6 Pro is one of the top-selling smartphones from the brand and is currently available online at a price of Rs 38,479.

Oppo Reno6 Pro

Talking about its weight and thickness, the Reno 6 Pro has a thickness of 7.6mm, and its weight is 177 grams.

However, The Reno 6 Pro offers a 6.55-inch AMOLED punch-hole notch display.

Also, It comes along with an FHD+(2400*1080)pixels resolution, including a 90Hz refresh rate, and 800nits peak brightness, and also has a corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.

The Reno 6 Pro is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 octa-core processor fabricated on a 6nm chipset along with an ARM Mali-G77 GPU for offering powerful performance and easy multitasking.

Camera department – Quad rear camera setup carrying a 64MP(f/1.7) primary camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide lens, a 2MP(f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP(f/2.4) depth sensor.

Additionally, it comes with a 32MP(f/2.4) front-facing camera for shooting selfies and high clarity video recording.

Technical Specs - Oppo Reno 6 Pro

  • 6.55 inch AMOLED punch-hole display, FHD+(2400*1080)pixels resolution,800nits peak brightness.
  • Refresh rate – 90Hz.
  • Operating System – ColorOS 11.3 is based on the latest Android 11.
  • Processor – MediaTek Dimensity 1200 octa-core processor fabricated on a 6nm chipset and an ARM Mali-G77 GPU.
  • RAM – 8/12GB.
  • Storage – 128/256GB onboard memory support.
  • Connectivity – Dual SIM 5G/4G support.
  • Quad rear camera – a 64MP(f/1.7) primary camera, an 8MP(f/2.2) ultrawide lens, a 2MP(f/2.4) macro lens, and a 2MP(f/2.4) depth sensor.
  • Front camera – a 32MP(f/2.4) for selfies.
  • Fingerprint sensor – Yes(Under-display).
  • Face recognition – Yes.
  • Battery – Decent 4500mAH battery capacity along with 65 Watts super-fast charging support.
  • Weight – 177 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness – 7.6mm(sleek).
  • Price – Rs 38,479(High-end variant).

Pros – 5G supportable, amazing display, fast processor, decent battery with superfast charging, and amazing camera.

Cons – Lack of storage expansion support.

Vivo X60 ( 7.4 mm, 176 grams)

Vivo X60 is a premium, thin and lightweight mobile that you can currently purchase. It was launched on May 25th, 2021.

The phone costs INR 37,990 (8 GB/ 128 GB) and INR 41,990 (12 GB/ 256 GB). it offers innovative RAM extension support of up to 3GB.

We have got a 6.56-inch AMOLED punch hole notch display, FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution, and a 120Hz refresh rate.

It is considerably thin, measures 7.4 mm, and weighs only 176 g. You can buy it in Midnight Black and Shimmer blue colors.

Vivo X60

The mobile comes with a gorgeous design and offers a premium feel. Further, the triple camera setup design looks trendy on its back.

For imaging, the Vivo X60 offers an incredible 32 MP Front Selfie camera and has a 48 MP Rear camera to click amazing photos.

Also, it comes with a blazing fast Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Octa-Core processor and the Adreno 650 GPU.

Furthermore, the lightweight phone has a decent 4300mAH battery capacity and comes along with a 33 Watts charger for instant charging.

Technical Specs - Vivo X60

  • 6.56 inch AMOLED punch hole notch display, FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution along with a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • OS Android 11, Funtouch 11.1.
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Octa-Core processor and the Adreno 650 GPU.
  • RAM – 8 GB/12 GB
  • Storage – 128 GB / 256 GB Internal Memory.
  • Expandable storage – No.
  • Dual Sim 5G network connectivity.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes(In-Display Scanner).
  • Face unlock - Yes.
  • Triple Rear Cameras – 48-MP primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, 13 MP ultra-wide, 13 MP telephoto lens.
  • Front camera – 32 MP with an f/2.5 aperture
  • Battery 4300 mAh, 33 Watts Fast Charging Support
  • Weight – 176 grams, 7.4 mm thickness.
  • Starting Price: INR 37,990

Pros – Fast processor, immersive display, thin, excellent build quality, 5G support, and excellent cameras.

Cons – Costly

Vivo X60 Pro ( 7.6 mm, 179 grams)

Vivo X60 Pro is another lightweight and thin mobile from Vivo, available for INR 49,990 (12 GB/ 256 GB).

For the immersive viewing experience, it has a 6.56 inch curved AMOLED punch hole notch display, with FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution along with a 120Hz refresh rate.

vivo X60 Pro

The Vivo X60 Pro comes with a curved display offering a premium look, and It has a thickness of 7.6mm and weighs 179 grams.

Also, It's available in 2 beautiful color options including Midnight Black and Shimmer blue.

We have an incredible 32 MP Front Selfie camera and a 48 MP Triple rear camera setup for imaging.

Also, it is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Octa-Core processor (7nm) and the Adreno 650 GPU.

Lastly, the lightweight phone has a decent 4200mAH battery capacity that supports 33 Watts fast charging.

Technical Specs - Vivo X60 Pro

  • 6.56 inch AMOLED punch hole notch display that we have seen in Vivo X60 along with an FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution along with a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • OS Android 11, Funtouch 11.1.
  • Processor – Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Octa-Core processor (7nm) and the Adreno 650 GPU.
  • RAM – 12 GB LPDDR5
  • Storage – 256 GB UFS 3.1 Internal Memory.
  • Expandable storage – No.
  • Dual Sim 5G network connectivity.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – Yes(In-Display Scanner).
  • Face recognition - Yes.
  • Triple Rear Cameras – 48-MP primary camera with an f/1.5 aperture, 13 MP ultra-wide, 13 MP telephoto lens.
  • Front camera – 32MP with an f/2.5 aperture
  • Battery 4200 mAh, 33 Watts Fast Charging Support
  • Weight – 179 grams, 7.6 mm thickness.
  • Price: INR 49,990

Pros – Amazing processor, immersive display, thin, good build quality, 5G supportable, and excellent cameras.

Cons – Average battery.

Vivo V20 (7.48 mm, 172 grams)

Vivo V20 is the latest and thinnest mobile that you can currently purchase. It's easy to use and even carry. The phone is priced at INR 24,990 (8 GB/ 128 GB) and INR 27,990 (8 GB/ 256 GB).

The premium mid-range device comes with a 6.44 inches display with 1200 nits peak brightness.

It is considerably thin measures 7.48 mm in thickness and weighs 172 g. It's available in Sunset Melody and Midnight Jazz and white colors.

Vivo V20 img1

The mobile comes with a gorgeous design and offers a premium feel. Further, the back has 3D glass curved with a gradient, which exhibits a comfortable hold.

For imaging, the Vivo V20 offers an incredible 44 MP Front Selfie camera and a 64 MP Rear camera to click amazing photos.

There is a 128 GB/256 GB internal storage variant expandable using a microSD card slot. Lastly, it comes with a Snapdragon 712 processor.

Lastly, the lightweight phone has a decent 4000 mAh battery ( 33W fast charging).

Technical Specs - Vivo V20

  • 6.44 inch Super AMOLED display with 2400 * 1080 pixels resolution.
  • OS Android 11, Funtouch 11.0.
  • Processor - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G (Octa-Core), Adreno 620 GPU.
  • RAM - 8 GB
  • Storage - 128 GB / 256 GB Internal Memory with MicroSD card slot.
  • Expandable storage – upto 512 GB.
  • Dual Sim.
  • Fingerprint Scanner – In-Display Scanner.
  • Triple Rear Cameras - 64-MP rear camera with an f/1.88 aperture, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP macro.
  • Front dual camera - 44MP With Eye Auto Focus
  • Battery 4000 mAh, 33 Watts Fast Charging Support
  • Weight – 172 grams, 7.48 mm thickness.
  • Starting Price: INR 24,990

Pros – Great battery, thin, good build quality, and excellent cameras.

Cons – The processor could have been even better.

iPhone 13 Mini (7.7 mm, 141 grams)

iPhone 13 Mini is the latest and most affordable offering in the iPhone 13 series. Thanks to the new Apple A15, it is the world's fastest compact smartphone.

The phone has a thickness of 7.7 mm and it is lightweight too by having 141 grams in weight.

Powering the phone is Apple's latest A15 Bionic processor fabricated on a 5nm chipset that offers lag-free performance.

iPhone 13 Mini

It features a 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display and has a 2340*1080 pixels resolution.

At the rear, the iPhone 13 Mini carries a Dual camera setup including a 12MP(f/1.6) primary camera and a 12MP(f/2.4) ultrawide lens.

Additionally, the phone comes with a 12MP(f/2.2) front-facing camera.

Furthermore, it is fueled with a decent battery and also comes with stereo speakers for an immersive audio experience.

Technical Specs - iPhone 13 Mini

  • 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display with 2340*1080 pixels resolution.
  • Operating System – iOS 15
  • Processor – Apple A15 Bionic chip, Hexa-core processor(5nm) along with Apple GPU (4-core graphics).
  • Storage – 128/256/512GB onboard memory support.
  • Expandable RAM – NO.
  • Connectivity – Dual SIM (5G/4G) support.
  • Dual rear camera – a 12MP(f/1.6) primary camera, and 12MP(f/2.4) ultrawide angle lens.
  • Front camera – 12MP(f/2.2) selfie camera.
  • FaceID – YES.
  • Battery – 17 hours of video playback and up to 55 hours of audio playback.
  • Weight – 141 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness – 7.7mm(sleek).
  • Price – Rs 69,900

Pros – The camera is awesome, Futuristic(support 5G connectivity), and powerful processor.

Cons – Small screen, and Average battery backup.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (Thickness - 7.4 mm)

Apple iPhone 12 Pro is the most premium sleek mobile that you can purchase. It offers an enthralling design.

The phone comes in beautiful shades of Silver, Graphite, Gold, and Pacific Blue.

Talking about the dimension, the phone weighs 188 grams and has a thickness of 7.4 mm.

Iphone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro

It has a big 6.1 inches display (800 nits peak brightness) with a Truetone and HDR panel.

The iPhone 12 Pro offers a triple rear camera with a new lidar scanner technology.

Moreover, to make it dust and water-resistant, it has an IP68 rating. The battery supports 20W fast charging with a standby mode for up to 20 hours. The smartphone offers excellent Audio.

The Pro model has three memory variants of 128 GB (INR 1,19,900), 256 GB (INR 1,29,900), and 512 GB (INR 1,49,900).

Technical Specs - Apple iPhone 12 Pro

  • Display - 6.1 inches (460 PPI ) OLED Super Retina XDR display with 2532*1170 pixels resolution.
  • iOS 14 operating system
  • Processor Apple A14 Bionic Hexa-core (5 nm), Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
  • RAM 6 GB
  • ROM 128 GB/ 256 GB/ 512 GB Internal Memory
  • Dual Sim.
  • 5G Connectivity.
  • FaceID – YES.
  • The triple- rear camera includes 12 MP wide (f/1.6), 12 MP ultra-wide (f/2.4), and 12 MP Telephoto (f/2.0).
  • The single front camera has 12MP (f/2.2)
  • Weight – 189 g
  • Thickness - 7.4 mm
  • Starting Price: INR 1,19,900

Pros – Thin and light, excellent display, powerful and latest processor chipset.

Cons - Low battery capacity.


Note - Some of the below-mentioned Slim phones may not be available now but they are a testament to incredibly thin phones from the past that are no longer made by manufacturers.

Moto Z2 Play (5.99 mm Thin)

Slimmest Phone in India - The Moto Z2 Play (less than 6 mm) is the latest thin smartphone you can purchase in India.

The mobile is incredibly thin (5.99 mm) and also comes with good battery life.

The Moto Z2 Play has a 3000 mAH capacity battery which can easily last all day. Moreover, it comes with turbocharging (fast charging) support which can charge the phone rapidly.

Moto Z2 Play
Excellent Thin Phone With Great Specs and Camera

The Moto Z2 Play has an exquisite design and is made of glass and metal. There is corning gorilla glass 3, which protects the screen. The Moto Z2 Play comes with a gorgeous 5.5 Inch Full HD Display (1920*1080) pixels with an OLED panel.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Processor powers this beast with a clock speed of 2.0 GHz and Adreno 506 GPU. The phone has got 4 GB Ram, and there is 64 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded to 2TB using the micro-sd card slot.

Also, it comes with an incredible camera with Dual Pixel (Sony IMX 362) sensor with 12 MP resolution and f/1.7 aperture to click beautiful photos. The front side has a 5 Megapixel selfie shooter.

Besides, the mobile runs on the latest Google OS, Android 7.1.1, and will also get the Android Oreo update. Further, it also has dual sim support and 4G LTE and VOLTE to work with all telecom operators.

Lastly, the Z2 Play is thin and weighs only 145 grams, making it the most portable and powerful phone. The Z2 Play costs Rs. 27,999 and is available for purchase on Flipkart.

VIVO X5 MAX (4.75 mm Thin)

Honorable mention: The Chinese mobile manufacturer Vivo unveiled the world's slimmest phone, X5, Max, on December 10th, 2014.

It is also available in India for a price tag of Rs. 20,000. The smartphone is the world's thinnest, measuring only 4.75 mm in thickness. It broke the record of OPPO R5, which has a thickness of 4.85 mm.

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Vivo X5 Max

It is the thinnest smartphone with 4G LTE support and an Octa-Core processor.

Moreover, the X5 Max is their flagship offering in the Indian market and stands out for its thin frame. The Vivo X5Max is an incredible 4.75mm slim phone launched in December 2014. The Vivo X5 Max has a 5.5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display.

It runs Android 4.4.4 with Funtouch OS 2.0 UI on top.

The smartphone is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2 GB of RAM. The smartphone includes 16 GB of inbuilt storage, further expandable via a microSD card (up to 128GB).

It also has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and Sony IMX214 sensor while also housing a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The X5Max is a dual-SIM device and supports 4G LTE on both SIMs.

Key Specs Vivo X5 Max

  • 5.5-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display.
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU.
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory.
  • Expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD.
  • Funtouch OS 2.0 is 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. Cons – Poor battery, Lacks Latest Android OS.

VIVO X3S ( 5.95 mm Thin)

The amazing Vivo X3S broke many records, as it has a thickness of just 5.95 mm. It looks more like a music player than a phone, but it is an incredibly thin phone with a decent rear camera.

Vivo-X3s
Vivo-X3s

Notably, it comes with an HD display of 5 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720p. The phone weighs 153 grams and has a passable battery capacity of 2000 mAH.

Key Specs – VIVO X3S

  • 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.
  • 1 GB RAM.
  • 13 Megapixel camera with f1.8 aperture.
  • 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • Android OS 4.2 and fun touch Mod.

Motorola Moto Z (5.19 mm Thick)

Moto Z is one of the most premium-looking sleek, and lightweight smartphones worth buying. The mobile comes with a modular design, and you can use Moto Mods to improve battery life and camera extension whenever required.

Moto Z Launch on Flipkart and Amazon Price Rs 39999

It is well built and looks gorgeous with the 5.5 inches Super AMOLED Display. It comes with 5.5 Inch Quad HD resolution (2560*1440) pixels. The smartphone offers excellent performance and style.

The Moto Z is relatively lightweight, measures 136 grams, and measures just 5.19 mm in thickness.

The Moto Z comes with top-of-the-line hardware, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, and 4 GB of Ram.

Lastly, the battery is also passable with 2600 mAH capacity and fast charging support.

Key Specs -

  • Display: 5.5 inches Quad HD 2560*1440 Super AMOLED.
  • OS: Android Nougat 7.0
  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820.
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: 64 GB expandable up to 2 TB GB.
  • Cameras: 13 MP (rear) LED flash (supports 4K Videos) + 5 MP (front).
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE/ VOLTE/3G, dual-SIM, Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, GPS.
  • Weight: 136 grams.
  • Dimension: 5.19 mm.
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Price - Rs. 34999 or $550.

Oppo R5 ( 4.85 mm Thin)

The OPPO R5 is available since December 2014 and comes with a thickness of 4.85 mm only. Sadly, such mobiles are no longer made by manufacturers.

The phone features a 5.2-inch full-HD AMOLED display that offers a pixel density of 423ppi.

Powering the phone is a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2 GB of RAM.

Best Slim and Light Smartphone Oppo R5

Moreover, it has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The smartphone has ColorOS 2.0.1 based on Android 4.4 KitKat, with 16GB of inbuilt storage.

Notably, it also has a 2000 mAh battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, LTE FDD, TD LTE, and Micro-USB.

Key Specs-

  • 5.2-inch (1080 x 1920 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display.
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor with Adreno 405 GPU.
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory.
  • Color OS 2.0 based on Android 4.4 (KitKat).
  • 13 MP rear camera with LED Flash.
  • 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • 4.85 mm thick
  • 4G LTE / 3G WiFi Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC.
  • 2000 mAh battery

The Oppo R5 is usually not available in stock. If you are looking for a thin selfie smartphone, you must also consider the OPPO F1 and the Oppo F1 Plus. Both of them are excellent selfie smartphones in their respective price range.

Gionee Elife S5.1 (5.15 mm Thin)

Light Weight Phone under 15000 - For starters, the Gionee Elife S5.1 came with a thickness of 5.2 mm and was the thinnest phone until today. It also held the Guinness Book of World record for being the thinnest smartphone, but it has been overwhelmed by Oppo R5 and the Vivo Max5.

Gionee Elife S 5.1
Gionee Elife S 5.1

Gionee Elife S5.5 was one of the first slim smartphones that became successful due to its classy design. Gionee Elife S5.1 will come with a 4.8-inch AMOLED display powered by a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor with a clocking speed of 1.2 GHz.

Lastly, there is 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory and supports 4G LTE connectivity. The battery on the device is 2100 mAh.

Key Features –

  • 4.8-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) AMOLED display.
  • 1.7 GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU.
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB internal memory
  • Amigo 2.0 (based on Android 4.4 KitKat) OS.
  • 8 MP rear camera with LED flash.
  • 5 MP front-facing camera.
  • 3G.
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • 2100mAh battery

Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 (5.1 mm Thin, 97 Grams)

The Indian tech giant announced its latest premium handset in the Canvas series – the Canvas Sliver 5. It boasts of the world's slimmest phone tag.

micromax-Canvas-Silver-5
Micromax-Canvas-Silver-5

Micromax Informatics CEO Vineet Taneja spent a lot of his presentation time talking about the build and design aspects of the phone and how Micromax arrived at making a metal frame phone that is not just slim but also light. This is the smartphone you would love to buy if you are looking for the lightest smartphone - it weighs astonishingly low, only 97 grams.

The Micromax Canvas Sliver 5 is known for its 5.1 mm thickness, which the company claims is maintained end-to-end on the handset without any camera bump.

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Also, it runs on Android 5.0.2 Lollipop, supports a single SIM card, and has a 4.8-inch (720×1280 pixels) HD AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Powering the phone is a 64-bit 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with 2GB RAM.

Moreover, the device comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage. So the main USP of the phone is its slimness, available in Gold and Black color variants.

Key Specs for Micromax Sliver (5.1 mm thick)

  • Screen - 4.8-inch HD AMOLED display, HD resolution (720×1280 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Display protection.
  • OS - Android 5.0 Lollipop via FOTA (firmware over-the-air).
  • Processor - 64-Bit 1.2GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor.
  • RAM - 2 GB.
  • ROM 16 GB Internal Memory NO MicroSD card slot.
  • Primary Camera - 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, Auto Focus, and Sony IMX219
  • The camera features White Balance, ISO, Exposure, and Anti Banding.
  • Rear Camera - 5 MP Front Camera for selfies.
  • Battery - 2,000 mAh with Superpower saving mode.

If you have any queries, you can share them in the comments below, and you can also share which is the best thin and lightweight smartphone as per your liking.

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