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Vivo X5 Max – World’s Slimmest Smartphone

Vivo is a chinese based smartphone selling company and have three series in product line: X series, Xplay series and X shot series.

X series is consists of high-end and thin design smartphones. Xplay series consists of hifi and media  focused smartphones while X shot focused on shooting and camera stuff more.

Vivo  beats  Oppo in keeping the title of ‘World’s slimmest phone’. Vivo has just announced its new smartphone claiming it to be the world’s slimmest phone with just 4.75mm thick. Judging by images and details shared by Vivo,its clear that X5 MAX is really slim and company is telling truth.

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Vivo X5 MAX comes with a 5.5 inches Super Amoled Display which will be full HD that is 1080p. The feature which impresses us a lot is the availability of Dual Sim in such high-end smartphone. There will be two slots for SIM, one will be for micro-sim and other can be used for inserting second SIM or memory card.

X5  MAX is powered by 1.7Ghz Qualcom Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core processor with 2GB RAM. Vivo X5 MAX has 16GB internal memory which be expandable. It also have 4g LTE connectivity.

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It have a 13MP Rear Camera with Led Flash and Auto Focus. A 5MP front facing camera is also there for taking clear and beautiful selfies. It will be running on android 4.4.4 kitkat with Funtouch OS 2.0 which is a customized UI by company just like touchwiz or sense ui.

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Below is the specs sheet of Vivo X5 MAX:

SystemAndroid 5.0.1 Lollipop, Optimus UI
Battery3,000 mAh (non-removable), 50% charge in 40 mins.
Camera13 MP, OIS+ with laser auto-focus (back), 2.1 MP (front)
ConnectivityGSM/HSDPA/LTE (Cat. 6), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, USB 2.0
Dimensions149.1 x 75.3 x 7.1-9.4 mm
Display5.5-inch, Full HD P-OLED (1,920 x 1,080 pixels, 403 ppi)
Internal stoage16 GB / 32 GB (+ microSD up to 2 TB)
Processor64-bit, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 (2.0 GHz), Adreno 430 GPU
RAM2 GB / 3 GB
Weight152 grams

Price & Availability

Vivo x5 is really a slim and sleek smartphone and considering its specs, its a beauty indeed. Now after reading its specs, you all be wondering that it will be very expensive like other flagships but wait its not that expensive. Vivo X5 MAX is priced $486 aka 2998 RMB in china. And it will be on sale from 22nd December 2014 in china and later on will be available in regions wise.

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This is just a start we will see in near future companies fighting to get this title. It is clear that this device will get attention and people will love to test it. Stay tuned for more updates.

By Daniyal Sheikh

I am an experienced android developer and technology lover who loves to write about any topic related to technology. In short em a technology freak!

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