Thinnest Cell Phones 2017/2018 (9mm-slim Or Less)

Thinnest Phones 2017/2018


In the mobile world, there's an unspoken race to create the thinnest phone in the world. There are prototypes and cell phones that are only available in Asia, but some of the thinnest phone models are available right now in occident and include well-known brands and phone series by Samsung, LG, and other familiar names. Ultra-thin phones are great for men and women, but for different reasons: Women will appreciate slim phones for the refinement they inspire while men will enjoy them because they can tuck their phone in a pocket without feeling uncomfortable. This list present only slim phones that are no thicker than 9mm.



The List:

Best Model 2017*
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#1
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Score:
92%
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Great
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

samsung galaxy j7 pro

samsung galaxy j7 pro

  The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro hopes that its combo of a 3600mAh battery and two 13-megapixel cameras is enough to convince the phone photography-loving crowd, and at the same time, to potentially distract from its less-than-impressive 1.6GHz processor specs.
Second Best
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Rank:
#2
Average
Score:
86%
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Level:
Great
LG G6

LG G6

  LG's 2017 version of the G-series, the LG G6 offers a 5.7-inch display, dual 13-megapixel rear cameras, and only a 64GB memory (Some versions come with only 32GB of memory), which falls below that of the average flagship phone, considering how many others offer more than 128GB.

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Also Good
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#3
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84%
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Great
Oppo R11 Plus

Oppo R11 Plus

  This 6-inch (Gorilla Glass 5 finish) version of Oppo's R11 smartphone brings back specs like a 20-megapixel selfie camera, a dual-rear-camera system (20-megapixel + 16-megapixel), and 6GB of RAM.
Also Good
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#4
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84%
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Great
Huawei P10 Plus

Huawei P10 Plus

  Although its 8-megapixel front cam isn't as sensational as the 20-megapixel option sitting at its rear (in the context of March 2017, at least), the P10 Plus still looks determined to win the smartphone battle with specs like an eight-core 2.4GHz CPU, 6GB of RAM (4GB for some versions), and a 2K Gorilla Glass 5 display.
Also Good
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#5
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Score:
84%
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Great
Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Motorola Moto G5 Plus (Motorola G Plus 5th Gen)

  The fifth generation of the Moto G Plus, this 5.2-inch smartphone features an octa-core 2GHz processor, a 12-megapixel main camera with a digital zoom of up to eight times, and a 3000mAh battery. Most of the Moto G5 Plus' specs tend to label it as an upper-mid-range smartphone.
Also Good
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#6
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Score:
80%
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Level:
Great
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro (Asus Pro Zenfone 4 Selfie)

  The Zenfone 4 Selfie Pro tries to push the envelope of selfie smartphones with its 24-megapixel DuoPixel 4K-video-enabled selfie cam, accompanied by high-tier specs like a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 2GHz octa-core processor.
Also Good
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Rank:
#7
Average
Score:
84%
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Level:
High
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ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini

ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini

  The Nubia Z17mini's dual RGB + Monochrome rear camera, 16MP selfie sensor, and 1080p display all sound like favorable specs, but bearing in mind that this phone's battery only has 2950mAh of power in its supply, longevity issues inevitably start to crop up.
Also Good
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Rank:
#8
Average
Score:
84%
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Level:
High
Sky Elite 5-5 Octa

Sky Elite 5-5 Octa (Sky Devices Elite 5.5)

  The Elite 5.5 Octa's 401DPI phablet display sharpness, 3GB RAM, and 16-megapixel main camera are all promising specs, but questions arise as to whether the 2800mAh battery can give it satisfactory lasting power.
Also Good
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Rank:
#9
Average
Score:
79%
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Level:
High
HTC U11

HTC U11

  The HTC U11's list of good points, which are led by a 16-megapixel selfie shooter, a 2.45GHz processor, and the squeeze-activated feature Edge Sense, appears promising despite of it having to deal with a less-impressive 3000mAh battery.
Also Good
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Rank:
#10
Average
Score:
82%
Confidence
Level:
High
Essential PH-1

Essential PH-1

  Striving to be a market-mover, the Essential PH-1 banks on specs like a 5.71-inch edge-to-edge display and a dual 13-megapixel rear shooter to capture the hearts of the premium-phone market, but it has to struggle with a relatively-small 3040mAh battery, an awkward selfie camera placement, and the lack of memory-expansion options, as well.
Huawei Honor 7X

Huawei Honor 7X (Huawei X7)

(This is the most recent thin phone.)   The Huawei Honor 7X looks to join other 2017 multimedia-oriented phablets, with specs like double rear cameras (16- plus 2-megapixel), a 5.93-inch FHD+ FullView screen with a wide 18:9 aspect ratio, and an octa-core engine clocked at 2.36GHz + 1.7GHz in tow.
Vivo V7

Vivo V7

  The Vivo V7 is a 5.7-inch FullView (18:9 aspect ratio) phablet that headlines its specs with a 24-megapixel selfie camera, a 1.8GHz eight-core processor, and both fingerprint and facial recognition technologies.
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Oppo F5 Youth

Oppo F5 Youth

  The Oppo F5 Youth is a 6-inch FHD+ (1080p) camera phablet whose specs consist of a 16-megapixel selfie cam with AI-powered features, a 64-bit eight-core CPU clocked at 2.5GHz, and facial recognition on top of standard fingerprint user authentication.
Oppo R11s

Oppo R11s

  Propped up as a smartphone for the tech-savvy mobile photographer, the 6.01-inch Oppo R11s's specs include a 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel dual-rear-camera setup, a whopping 20-megapixel selfie cam, and a 2.2GHz octa-core processor.
Oppo R11s Plus

Oppo R11s Plus

  The Oppo R11s Plus is a 6.43-inch, 6GB-RAM phablet whose biggest specs include a premium-class 20-megapixel front-facing camera, a 20-megapixel + 16-megapixel rear camera combination, and a 4000mAh battery pack.
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Probably the most famous thin phone of all times was the Motorola RAZR. Only 14mm thick -- an achievement for a flip phone in 2005 -- the RAZR sold 110 million copies worldwide before it was discontinued in 2007.


OnePlus 5T

OnePlus 5T

  The 6.01-inch (Gorilla Glass 5 finish) OnePlus 5T challenges other flagship smartphones with specs like dual rear cameras (16- and 20-megapixel cams), a 2.45GHz eight-core processor aided by 8GB's worth of RAM, and a 16-megapixel selfie cam in tow.
iPhone X

iPhone X

  Its 7-megapixel TrueDepth selfie camera, new Face ID function, and glass-and-stainless steel finish all give the iPhone X a fresh outlook on the smartphone scene, but for this most premium Apple installment of 2017, display specs are king -- as evident on its 5.8-inch all-screen OLED display.
Razer Phone

Razer Phone

  The Razer Phone threatens other premium-caliber models by offering gaming specs like an 8GB LPDDR4 RAM, a Snapdragon 835 eight-core CPU peaking at 2.45GHz, and a 5.7-inch QHD-1440p UltraMotion (120Hz) screen.
Oppo F5

Oppo F5

  The 6-inch Oppo F5 is one of the brand's highest-ranking camera phones, headlining its specs with a 20-megapixel selfie camera, a 16-megapixel rear cam, and the Helio P23 eight-core engine (2.3GHz + 1.6GHz) aided by 6GB or 4GB of RAM.
Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design

Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design

  The Huawei Mate 10 Porsche Design is a high-class 6-inch phablet whose biggest specs include a 2.36GHz + 1.8GHz eight-core Kirin 970 AI engine (with a dedicated NPU), a 20-megapixel + 12-megapixel dual-camera system, and a massive 6GB RAM.
Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

  The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a 6-inch (FullView OLED) smartphone that builds around its Kirin 970 eight-core AI processor (2.36GHz + 1.8GHz) with specs like a Leica Dual Camera setup (20-megapixel + 12-megapixel) and 6GB of RAM.
Nokia 7

Nokia 7

  The Nokia 7 is a 6GB-RAM smartphone (A 4GB variant is offered as well) whose specs include a 16-megapixel camera with the OZO audio technology, a 3000mAh battery, and an eight-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz.
BLU Vivo 8L

BLU Vivo 8L

  The 5.3-inch BLU Vivo 8L challenges other high-ranking selfie smartphones with its 20-megapixel flash-rigged selfie cam, which is bundled with specs like a 4000mAh battery and an eight-core 1.3GHz processor.
Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

  The water-tight Google Pixel 2 is a Daydream-capable (VR) smartphone that supports specs like the Active Edge squeeze feature and a 4K-video 12.2-megapixel f/1.8 camera with a 2.35GHz + 1.9GHz octa-core engine and a 4GB LPDDR4x RAM.
Google Pixel 2 XL

Google Pixel 2 XL (Google Pixel XL 2)

  The Google Pixel 2 XL is a flagship phablet whose specs include a 6-inch 18:9 QHD+ (1440p) Always On pOLED interface, the Active Edge device-squeezing function, and a 2.35GHz + 1.9GHz eight-core engine coupled with 4GB of RAM.
Xiaomi Mi Note 3

Xiaomi Mi Note 3

  Xiaomi's Mi Note 3 smartphone delivers upscale imaging specs like a dual-rear-camera system (two 12-megapixel cams) as well as a 16-megapixel selfie shooter supports them with a massive 6GB RAM.
Motorola Moto X4

Motorola Moto X4 (Moto X 4th generation)

  The Moto X4 is a camera smartphone that supports its high-tier dual rear cameras (12- and 8-megapixel cams) as well as 16-megapixel selfie cam with equality-advanced hardware specs, including 2.2GHz eight-core CPU and a 32GB storage expandable by up to 2TB.
Vivo V7 Plus

Vivo V7 Plus

  The V7+ is a high-ranking phablet for Vivo's selfie-focused clientele, featuring a 24-megapixel selfie camera, a 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView screen with 2.15mm-thin bezels, and a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera as its highlight specs.
iPhone 8

iPhone 8

  The iPhone 8 may be the least innovative among Apple's 2017 smartphone array, but it still boasts a revamped glass exterior, improved performance specs (courtesy of a new A11 Bionic processor), enhanced display color accuracy and gamut (albeit having the exact same resolution as the iPhone 7), and the ability to record slow-motion clips at 240fps.
iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 Plus (iPhone 8+)

  The iPhone 8 Plus charges into the flagship battle with specs like dual 12-megapixel 4K-video-capable cameras, a 5.5-inch FHD screen with the True Tone and 3D Touch technologies, and the A11 Bionic chip aided by a neural engine in its arsenal.
Oppo A71

Oppo A71

  Oppo's 5.2-inch A71 is an overall mid-tier smartphone equipped with a few high-end specs, including a 1.5GHz eight-core engine with 3GB of RAM, a 3000mAh battery, and a 13-megapixel primary camera.
Sony Xperia XZ1

Sony Xperia XZ1

  Sony's 5.2-inch Xperia XZ1 smartphone lands in ultra-high-end multimedia territory, with specs like a 19-megapixel camera with a 960fps slo-mo capture option, an eight-core engine running at 2.45GHz, and 3D Creator in its offering.
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