Thursday 12 December 2019
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Vivo X5 Max – Meet The World’s Slimmest Smartphone

Vivo X5 Max – Meet The World’s Slimmest Smartphone

Vivo, the Chinese manufacturer has officially announced the Vivo X5 Max, which is termed as the world’s slimmest smartphone. It measures only 0.15 inches i.e. 3.98 mm at its thinnest point and 0.18 inches i.e. 4.75 mm at its broadest point. With this measurement it beats the Guinness certified Gionee Elife phones and also Oppo R5, which has a thickness of 4.85 mm that makes it 0.10 mm thicker than the Vivo X5.

The company has released a teaser image which confirms that it will be released soon to the users. Let us know the other specifications of the phone.


The smartphone comes with a 5.5 inch Super-AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. It runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, along with Funtouch OS 2.0 and supports LTE connectivity. Other specifications include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 1.7GHz octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable memory.

Clicking photos (and selfies ;)) will be easier and advanced with 13 MP camera at the back and 5 MP camera at the front. The sound is handled by a Yamaha YSS-205X chip.

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How the Slimmest phone was Made?

To make Vivo X5 Max, the thinnest phone in the world, Vivo followed many processes. A motherboard was designed with only a thickness of 0.067 inches i.e. 1.7 mm. An extremely thin screen assembly was used which measured only 0.05 inches i.e. 1.36 mm.  Also, the world’s thinnest speaker box with 0.09 inches or 2.45 mm thickness was placed inside the phone.

The Vivo X5 Max phone is even more impressive as even in this thickness, there is a dual SIM slot and a headphone jack which measures 3.5 mm.

To make the Vivo X5 Max the world’s thinnest smartphone, Vivo hasn’t cut back on other features. With the slimmest size it can still give a tough competition to others in its functioning.

The Vivo X5 Max will release on 22nd December in China and will be available at a price of $486 (2998 RMB). Even though the release is in China, it may gradually release in other countries around the globe in the future.

Are you keen on using this slimmest smartphone? Have you used Oppo R5, the other thin smartphone? We would love to hear from you.

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