Top 5 Thinnest, Lightest Smartphones launched at MWC 2014

There are smartphones and then there are slim smartphones. With the smartphones increasing in size with passage of time, there’s a need for them getting slimmer in profile. OEMs do realise the fact that the need for slim smartphones is increasing and they want to be ahead of the rest of the pack. Today we have for you a list of 5 smartphones that are slim in profile and not so slim in terms of specs which broke cover at MWC 2014. Let us take a look at that:

Gionee Elife S5.5:

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The Gionee Elife S5.5 is the world’s slimmest smartphone and it broke cover at the MWC 2014. It comes with 5 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Taking charge of the processing department is a 1.7 GHz true Octa core processor from Mediatek and it gets a 2GB RAM as well alongside the same. The internal storage capacity stands at 16GB but it won’t be available for expansion.

At the back is a 13MP camera and it is joined in by a 5MP front camera. It runs on Android 4.2 based on Amigo UI. It is merely 5.5mm in profile and that is what makes it the world’s slimmest smartphone. A 2,300 mAh battery is what powers the phone.

Key Specs

Model Gionee Elife S5.5
Display 5  inch, Full HD, 1080p Super AMOLED
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB
OS Android 4.2  based Amigo UI
Cameras 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 2300 mAh
Price $370

ZTE Grand Memo 2

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ZTE had showcased the Grand Memo 2 LTE at MWC 2014 which is a pretty slim device as well with a thickness of 7.2mm. The phablet has 6.0 inch screen which has a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with a pixel density of 245ppi. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset under the hood.

The internal storage stands at 16GB which can be expanded by another 32GB with a microSD card. Taking charge of the multitasking department is a 2GB RAM. At the back is a 13.0MP camera with a 5.0MP front camera. It gets 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS for aiding your connectivity. A 3,200 mAh battery unit gives the smartphone the juice to run.

Key Specs

Model ZTE Grand S2
Display 6 Inch, HD
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Cameras 13 MP/ 5 MP
Battery 3200 mAh
Price To be Announced

ZTE Nubia Z5S

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ZTE is slowly getting a thing for slim smartphones. ZTE Nubia Z5S which was also showcased at the MWC 2014 after its launch last year has a thickness of 7.6mm. It has a 5.0 inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and gets a Snapdragon 800 processor under the hood clocked at 2.3 GHz coupled with Adreno 330 GPU. At the back is a 13MP camera coupled with a 5.0MP front snapper.

The internal storage capacity of the smartphone stands at 16GB and 32GB which can’t be further expanded. Taking charge of multitasking is a 2GB RAM and juicing things up is a 2,300 mAh battery which we think is a bit less for a flagship device. It gets LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot for ensuring that you remain connected.

Key Specs

Model ZTE Nubia Z5S
Display 5 inch, full HD
Processor 2.3 GHz Quad Core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB/32GB, Not Expandable
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Cameras 13 MP/ 5.0 MP
Battery 2,300 mAh
Price To be Announced

ZTE Grand S2

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ZTE Grand S2 comes with a 5.5 inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a resolution of 401 ppi. The smartphone is 9.1mm in thickness which is decently slim for a device this big. It gets a 2.3 GHz quad core Snapdragon 800 processor under the hood teamed up with a 2GB RAM. Internal storage is 16GB and the device will run on Androud 4.3 Jelly Bean.

At the rear will be a 13.0MP camera and at the front will be a 2.0 MP camera unit. To give it the juice, ZTE has bestowed it with a 3,000 mAh battery which will get things done pretty decently. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LTE and NFC for connectivity.

Key Specs

Model ZTE Grand S2
Display 5.5 inch, full HD
Processor 2.3 GHz Quad Core
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Cameras 13 MP/ 2.0 MP
Battery 3,000 mAh
Price To be Announced

Sony Xperia Z2

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Sony Xperia Z2 will be the flagship smartphone for Sony henceforth and comes with a spec sheet that is so compelling that you’d find it hard to ignore the device. It is just 8.1 mm slim and gets a 5.2 inch display with a full HD resolution. Under the hood is a 2.3 GHz Quad core Snapdragon 801 processor that joins hands with a 3GB RAM. Internal storage is 16GB and can be expanded by another 64GB.

It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with a 20.7MP rear camera and a 2.2MP front camera. A 3,200 mAh battery unit takes care of juicing up the device. Its price is yet to be announced.

Key Specs

Model Sony Xperia Z2
Display 5.2 Inch, 1920 x 1080 Full HD
Processor 2.3 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 800
RAM 3 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable
OS Android 4.4
Cameras 20.7 MP/ 2.2 MP
Battery 3200 mAh
Price To be Announced