Gionee Announces World's Thinnest Smartphone

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vern72

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Getting the thinnest phone of the bunch doesn't mean a lot to me. As long as the phone is about 1cm or thinner and has a good battery life, that's the main thing I look for in a form factor.
 

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On such a thin device, I would start to seriously worry about stresses on the frame and not accidentally bending it.

Personally, ~10mm is thin enough. Much thinner than that, the edges start digging into flesh when you squeeze it by the edges, which is not particularly comfortable when holding a device for several minutes at a time.
 

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On such a thin device, I would start to seriously worry about stresses on the frame and not accidentally bending it.
I have a friend who accidentally bent his ipod touch fifth gen, and that is 6.1mm, and a lot shorter besides! The screen eventually lifted off the frame, which was bent about 5 degrees.
 
I'd rather it be as thick as regular smartphones. But with massive battery life. We were getting close to a month on the old fangled phones. Now we are back to a day, possibly two if you don't use it much.
 

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Is there really any practical advantage of shaving a millimeter off a smartphone other than for marketing purposes? The average user just wants more battery life. And how about waterproofing phones? ~90-95% of smartphones from Japan are waterproof, why are we so far behind?
 

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Google should by in to fiber in Denmark, that way they will save mony and get a readymade infrastructure, tho fiber isent in the largest Danish Towns yet.I am looking to move to where there is fiber to get ( Again ) and i would love 1 gbit instead of the 60/60 i plan to get.
 

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Google should by in to fiber in Denmark, that way they will save mony and get a readymade infrastructure, tho fiber isent in the largest Danish Towns yet.I am looking to move to where there is fiber to get ( Again ) and i would love 1 gbit instead of the 60/60 i plan to get.
This weeks 'Random Comment Award' goes to.......Dænmark!Yeah, I knøw, it's åll because of this annoying story scrolling thing they've started on here...
 

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