The smartphone revolution started with the first iPhone in 2007. In last 10 years, the handheld devices have come a long way. Thanks to an insanely competitive market, smartphones have grown slimmer and slimmer over the years. While many specifications have become more important to users, none of the brands can resist the temptation to bring the slimmest possible device. You can see Apple boasting about its slim design every year, without fail. However, if you ar a fan of the slim looking smartphones, you don’t need to necessarily pay the exorbitant prices for it. Many smartphones offer great specs in a slim design at reasonable prices too. Let us help you in choosing a thin smartphone at a medium budget, without compromising on performance. Here’s our list of 10 Best Slimmest Smartphones Under Rs. 25,000.
Gionee Elife S5.5
This is the slimmest smartphone available in Indian market, which makes it a necessary addition to this list. At only 5.5mm thick, the Gionee Elife S5.5 was launched as the world’s thinnest smartphone. While it is not killing it on the performance front, the device can perform most of the everyday tasks quite decently. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 19,999.
The ElfieS5.5 is powered by a 1.7GHz MediaTek octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM. It runs Amigo v2.0 OS, based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It sports a 5-inch display with full HD resolution. Other features include a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel autofocus front camera and 16GB of internal storage [non-expandable]. It is backed by a 2300mAh non-removable battery.
The slim device comes with good processing power and cameras. It also manages to slip in a fingerprint sensor on its thin frame. The Huawei P9 is only 6.9mm in thickness and weighs 144 grams. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 23,705.
The Huawei P9 sports 5.2-inch IPS full HD display and is powered by an octa-core 2.5GHz processor along with 3GB RAM. It runs Android Marshmallow OS. Other features include 12MP dual camera setup on the back and an 8MP front camera. It is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-polymer non-removable battery.
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
The elegant metal design of the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is complemented by its 7.0mm thickness. The stylish smartphone is aimed at selfie lovers and Instagram enthusiasts. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 24,990.
The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro sports a large 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display. It is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 626 processor along with 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. Other features include Android Marshmallow OS, fingerprint sensor, and 64GB internal storage. The Galaxy C7 Pro comes equipped with a 16MP rear camera with dual LED flash and a 16MP front camera for clicking selfies. It is backed by a 3,300mAh Li-ion battery.
Sony Xperia Z3 Plus
The Xperia Z3 Plus features a powerful processor, 3GB RAM, and a good battery while maintaining a thickness of 6.9mm. It sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD Triluminos display and weighs only 144 grams. The Xperia smartphone comes with an IP65/IP68 rating. The waterproof/dustproof device is currently available at a starting price of Rs 22,575.
The Sony Xperia Z3 Plus is powered by a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor along with 3GB RAM and Adreno 430 GPU. Other features include Android v5.0 (Lollipop) OS, 20.7MP autofocus rear camera, 4K video recording capability, Exmor R sensor, 25mm wide angle lens, Superior Auto scene recognition, SteadyShot with Intelligent Active Mode and HDR. It is backed by a 2930mAh Li-ion non-removable battery.
Aimed at camera lovers, the Oppo F3 packs 16MP cameras on front and back. It comes with 64GB internal storage and is quite thin at just 7.3mm. The slim handset is currently available at a starting price of Rs 17,599.
The Oppo F3 sports a 5.5-inch full HD display and runs on Android Marshmallow operating system. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 processor along with 4GB RAM and Adreno 510 GPU. Other features include a fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, 4G support, and USB Type-C. It is backed by a 4,000mAh Li-polymer battery.
Vivo V5 Plus
This is yet another smartphone aimed at selfie lovers. It features a dual camera setup [20MP + 8MP] on the front. The back gets a 16MP camera with phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and a LED flash. The Vivo V5 Plus is only 7.2mm in thickness. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 23,100.
The Vivo V5 Plus sports a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display. It is powered by a 2GHz Cortex A53 octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 processor along with 4GB RAM and Adreno 506 GPU. It is backed by a 3,055mAh Li-polymer battery.
Apple iPhone SE 32GB
This is probably the best-designed smartphone on this line-up. The performance based device offers great battery backup and camera capabilities too. The only compromise being its small size. The Apple iPhone SE 32GB sports a 4-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 640 x 1,136 pixels and thickness of 7.4mm. The handset comes in four different colors – gold, gray, silver and rose gold. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 21,999.
The Apple iPhone SE 32GB is powered by a 1.84GHz dual-core processor along with M9 co-processor, 2GB RAM, and PowerVR GT7600 GPU. Other features include a front fingerprint sensor, iOS v9.3 operating system, and a 12MP rear camera. It is backed by a 1,642mAh Li-polymer battery which claims to offer up to 14 hours of talk-time.
The powerful smartphone offers great features while maintaining a thickness of only 7.4mm. The Honor 8 sports a 5.2-inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 20,999.
The Honor 8 is powered by two quad-core HiSilicon Kirin 950 processors along with and Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. It runs Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS. Other highlights include a dual rear camera setup [12MP + 12MP], an 8MP front camera and huge 128GB internal storage. It is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-polymer non-removable battery with fast charging feature.
Xiaomi Mi Max Prime
The large screen device packs quite a punch. It sports a 6.4-inch IPS LCD display with full HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The Xiaomi Mi Max Prime measures only 7.4mm in thickness. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 19,299.
The big smartphone is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 processor along with 4GB RAM and Adreno 510 GPU. Other highlights include a 16MP rear camera capable of slow motion recording and a 5MP front camera. It is also backed by a huge 4,580mAh Li-ion battery.
LeEco Le 2 64GB
The LeEco Le 2 64GB sports a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD resolution. The metal unibody design has a thickness of only 7.5mm. It is currently available at a starting price of Rs 13,999.
The LeEco Le 2 is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 processor along with 3GB RAM and Adreno 510 GPU. It runs Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system. Other highlights include a 16MP rear camera with 4K recording capability. and 64GB internal storage. It is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-polymer battery which supports fast charging.
All the smartphones listed in this post feature a slim design. You can choose from these 10 Best Slimmest Smartphones Under Rs. 25,000, based on supporting features such as battery backup, camera, processing power, etc. Ideally, smartphones with little thickness tend to compromise on other features. Still, slim design along with good RAM and battery is a decent combination. Which smartphone among the ’10 Best Slimmest Smartphones Under Rs. 25,000′ above would you buy? Share your views with us in the comments section below!