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

Thinnest Phones 2017


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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Huawei Mate 9

Huawei Mate 9

  Huawei's Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that banks on several premium-class specs, such as a 20-megapixel (monochrome) + 12-megapixel (RGB) dual-rear-camera setup, a 3D fingerprint reader, and a split-eight-core Kirin 960 engine coupled with an i6 co-processor.
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#2
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87%
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LG Tribute HD

LG Tribute HD (LG HD Tribute)

  This 2016 addition to LG's Tribute smartphone series brings a 5-inch HD screen, a 16GB internal memory, and a 15-hour talk time (2100mAh battery) to the mass-tier table.

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Also Good
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#3
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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.
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#4
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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.
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#5
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85%
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BlackBerry DTEK60

BlackBerry DTEK60 (BlackBerry Argon)

  The DTEK60 is a high-specked BlackBerry smartphone that accompanies its DTEK software (for privacy risk management) with a Snapdragon 820 quad-core 2.15GHz + 1.6GHz processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 4K-video-recording 21-megapixel primary camera.
Also Good
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#6
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80%
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Google Pixel XL

Google Pixel XL

  This 5.5-inch (QHD) version of Google's very first smartphone boasts a 12.3-megapixel dual-flash and dual-autofocus main camera, a 2.15GHz (max clock rate) quad-core Snapdragon 821 CPU with 4GB's worth of RAM, and support for mobile virtual reality applications.
Also Good
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#7
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Google Pixel

Google Pixel

  This Google-made smartphone is home to several premium-level specs, including a 12.3-megapixel 4K-video-enabled camera with a dual-LED flash and two autofocus types, a 2.15GHz Snapdragon 821 chip with 4GB of RAM, and support for virtual reality gaming/utilities.
Also Good
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#8
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79%
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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.
Also Good
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#9
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75%
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High
LeEco Le S3

LeEco Le S3

  The LeEco Le S3 is a 32GB (which, unfortunately, is not expandable) smartphone offering some semi-premium specs such as 4k video recording, a full HD 1920 x 1080 Corning Gorilla Glass 3 display, and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, all enclosed in an all-aluminum unibody.
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#10
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76%
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High
Samsung C9 Pro

Samsung C9 Pro (Samsung Galaxy Pro C9)

  The Samsung C9 Pro shines in terms of multitasking-friendly specs like 6GB's worth of RAM and a 4000mAh battery, but its FHD-only display and heavy 188-gram body aren't as enticing as those of other smartphones'.
Google Pixel 2

Google Pixel 2

(This is the most recent thin phone.)   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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.


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.
Asus Zenfone 4 2017

Asus Zenfone 4 2017

  The Zenfone 4 2017 joins other Asus flagship phones, with a 4K-video-enabled 12-megapixel + 8-megapixel rear camera setup, 6GB's worth of RAM, and a 600nit-bright 5.5-inch FHD display leading its specs.
Alcatel Idol 5

Alcatel Idol 5

  Alcatel's fifth Idol model (not counting spinoff variants) is a mid-end 5.2-inch Android phone, listing a 13-megapixel camera software-enhanced to 16 megapixels, a fingerprint reader, and a 3GB RAM among its specs.
LG V30

LG V30

  Top-notch specs like a 538ppi 6-inch QHD+ (2880 x 1440) OLED FullVision display, a quad-core 2.45GHz processor with 4GB of RAM, and a 4K-video-capable (with Hi-Fi audio recording) 16-megapixel + 13-megapixel rear camera setup make the V30 a formidable LG phone.
Nokia 8

Nokia 8

  One of Nokia's highest-ranking Android smartphones, the Nokia 8's specs include twin 13-megapixel ZEISS cameras with OZO spatial audio and Ultra HD video-recording, a 5.3-inch 1440p polarized IPS screen, and an eight-core engine with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie

Asus Zenfone 4 Selfie

  This high-caliber 5.5-inch camera smartphone features a 20-megapixel selfie cam aided by an 8-megapixel depth-sensing sub-cam as well as a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, among other upscale specs.
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.
Xiaomi Mi 5X

Xiaomi Mi 5X (Xiaomi Mi A1)

  Xiaomi's 5.5-inch Mi 5X is a dual-rear-camera smartphone whose twin 12-megapixel rear cameras are accompanied by several equally-upmarket specs, such as a Snapdragon 625 2GHz eight-core CPU and a 3080mAh battery.
Motorola Moto Z2 Force

Motorola Moto Z2 Force

  The Z2 Force is a high-ranking Moto-series phone rocking premium specs like a 5.5-inch 2K-1440p screen, twin 12-megapixel cameras with a 4K video-capture mode, and an eight-core processor clocked at 2.35GHz.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Note FE

Samsung Galaxy Note FE (Samsung Galaxy Note Fan Edition)

  This 5.7-inch QHD dual-edge smartphone decorates the Galaxy Note family's signature Stylus support with flagship specs like a 2.3GHz (max clock rate) eight-core processor, a 12-megapixel 4K-video-recording Dual Pixel camera, and IP68-grade waterproofing.
Asus Zenfone 4 Pro

Asus Zenfone 4 Pro (Asus Pro Zenfone 4)

  The 5.5-inch Zenfone 4 Pro enters the premium smartphone fray with specs like a 12-megapixel + 16-megapixel (Zoom Camera) rear camera setup, a 2.45GHz Snapdragon 835 eight-core engine coupled with 6GB of RAM, and a 2TB microSD card slot in its arsenal.
LG Q8

LG Q8

  While this phone stays on the meek side as far as its 5MP selfie cam is concerned, it's definitely stepped up its game in specs like its 4GB RAM, IP67 water-resistant rating, and 5.2-inch 2560 x 1440 screen, which works hand-in-hand with an always-on secondary display on top.
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.
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