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Oppo Finder, new world’s thinnest smart phone

Measuring only 6.65 mm in thickness, the Oppo Finder is now the world’s thinnest phone.  The Chinese manufacturer Oppo somehow crammed a 1.5 GHz dual core, a 4.3 inch AMOLED PLUS display, 1 GB RAM, and 16 GB of internal storage into the Finder.  Advancements in engineering of memory chips and other electrical components of smart phones have made it possible for manufacturers to slim down phones.  However, the heat factor that coincides with CPU/GPU integration is still one of the biggest hurdles for engineers to overcome.

Measuring only 6.65 mm in thickness, the Oppo Finder is now the world’s thinnest phone.  The Chinese manufacturer Oppo somehow crammed a 1.5 GHz dual core, a 4.3 inch AMOLED PLUS display, 1 GB RAM, and 16 GB of internal storage into the Finder.  Advancements in engineering of memory chips and other electrical components of smart phones have made it possible for manufacturers to slim down phones.  However, the heat factor that coincides with CPU/GPU integration is still one of the biggest hurdles for engineers to overcome. 

Certainly, one of the main concerns for consumers will be the overheating factor due to the close proximity of the phone’s hardware.  Aside from the possible overheating issues, consumers who love ultra sleek and ultra slim devices will have another toy to choose from.  Preorder for the phone begins June 6th with a price tag of ¥3,999 (~$632).

Reference: theverge.com, android.tgbus.com

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