The latest in lightest phone headlines.

It's important for some uses to have the lightest handset as possible, carrying around a big lump all day just isn't top of the list.

Keep an eye on the latest news and information that covers the weight of phones, how thin the smartphones are and how manufacturers are looking in the future to enhance technology even further.

The Top 10 list of the phones that weigh the least and are in the market today in the UK.
    Apple iPhone SE


    Weight: 113 g

    Depth: 7.6 mm

    This special edition release was unveiled on March 21, 2016 adding a 4.7 inch modern smartphone to the iPhone range. This listing give Apple both top spot and 2nd in the smartphones lightweight list.

    Even though the phone is a modern release the phone still has a low monthly price and comes in at only 1 gram higher than the iphone 5s and exactly the same depth measurement of 7.6mm.

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    LG K4


    Weight: 120 g

    Depth: 8.9 mm

    LG obviously love an easy to hold phone and now have 2 in the top 5, yet again it waeighs 120 grams, yet the depth of this is far more considerable.

    Measuring 8.9mm that makes it 1.8mm thicker than the X screen.

    Thhe price difference though does reach that one of a budget handset, if you want a phone for under £10 per month and for it to be very lightweight then this fits the bill.

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    Apple iPhone 6


    Weight: 129 g

    Depth: 7.1mm

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    Samsung Galaxy S6


    Weight: 138g

    Depth: 6.8mm

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    Samsung Galaxy J3


    Weight: 138 g

    Depth: 7.9 mm

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    Apple iPhone 7


    Weight: 138 g

    Depth: TBC

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    Nokia 3


    Weight: 140 g

    Depth: 8.5 mm

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    Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact


    Weight: 140 g

    Depth: 9.3 mm

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    Apple iPhone 6s


    Weight: 143 g

    Depth: 7.1 mm

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    Huawei Ascend P8


    Weight: 144 g

    Depth: 6.4 mm

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The best phone camera lenses could be about to get dramatically thinner  TechRadar India


Engineers develop thin, lightweight lens that could produce slimmer camera phones, longer-flying drones  Science Daily


Ultra-thin lens being developed in Utah to change future smartphones and drones  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City


Essential Project Gem phone is taller and thinner than usual - Mobile Phones - News  HEXUS


Researchers Created Lenses a Thousand Times Thinner to Hopefully Eliminate Ugly Smartphone Camera Bumps  Gizmodo


Latest Galaxy S11 Leak Highlights Massive New Screen  Forbes

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Super thin smartphone camera lens could kill the bump  SlashGear


Future smartphones may come without buttons using ultrasonic touch technology  India Today


Redmi 8A Is Proof That No One Does Budget Smartphones Better Than Xiaomi  Fossbytes


New Galaxy S11 leak reveals surprising details about the display  MSPoweruser


The best iPhone 8 cases you can buy to protect your phone  Business Insider


This groundbreaking new technique is going to revolutionize how our smartphones are built  World Economic Forum


Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post


Here’s why the Galaxy Tab S6 is the rockstar among Android tablets  Telegraph India


Thin lens could produce slimmer camera phones, longer-flying...


Why Google dropped the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel 4 (and why that's a bad thing)  Android Central


Buttons on smartphones could soon be a thing of the past  PhoneArena


New lens design could lead to slimmer smartphones  Deccan Herald


Google Pixel 4 smartphone review - excellent camera and some great new features  Tech Guide


New smartphone camera lenses could be 1,000 times thinner  MyBroadband


Samsung Tab S6 review: A gorgeous looking tablet with exceptional camera, fine speakers  Zee Business

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Moto One Macro Review: An affordable daily driver that gets most things right  Livemint

Samsung patents reverse notch design for smartphone display  BGR India

Microsoft's new Surface Pro X has longer battery life than an iPad Pro  Business Insider

Oppo Reno 2 Z Review: Hands-on  Tech Advisor

Elari NanoPhone C launched as the lightest phone in the world
Elari NanoPhone C - The world's lightest phone

Weighing just 30g the feather weight phone, isn't a smartphone and is a far cry from the large screen handsets we see on our normal UK shelves.

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