Vivo X3, thin enough to slice and dice

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The latest Vivo X3 leaked photos are possibly the most bizarre we have seen from any Chinese phone maker! The Vivo X3, thin enough to slice and dice vegetables?

The company behind Vivo originally started out as a manufacturer of Nintendo clones back in the 80’s but over the past few years have reinvented themselves as manufacturers of some of the best made and innovative Chinese smartphones to date! The Vivo X1 was is still one of the thinnest phones available after over 12 months on the market and the Xplay was the first 5.5-inch 1080 HD phone to go on sale.

vivo x3 Vivo X3, thin enough to slice and dice

Vivo’s next product is going to be another super slim handset. It’s expected to be called the Vivo X3 and could measure just 5.6mm thick (depending on the battery Vivo finally decided to use in the phone) but as the X3 will boast a 5-inch 1080 display and quad-core CPU will most certainly be the thinnest phone in it’s league.

Vivo should launch the X3 around the 22nd August, but as you can see by these photos they are already marketing the phone as a super thin, almost knife like phone.

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  • Derp

    “Leaked”

  • fonix232

    The marketing pictures aren’t that weird. BUT WHAT THE HELL IS THAT GREEN CORN-LIKE THING ON THE FIRST PHOTO???? It looks like corn from the Chernobyl-area…

    • sabby

      Andis Willy

    • joe

      That’s a bitter melon, its not a fruit its very bitter and you’re supposed to cook it with sweeter dishes to provide contrast.

    • arsalan

      Hahahahaha… Looks to be bitter gourd?

    • Yummybeads

      That’s Pare in Indonesia, bitter but it delicious dish with peanut sauce hahaha

      • GoodGuyGreg

        Indonesian?
        i think i just the one who love this site.

        btw it nice to have slim phone. but not like my wife, buy slim phone and than wrap it with stupid silicon that make it look so fat.

    • Louisclub

      thats the most bitter vegetable i ever eaten. usually a taste that bitter you would think the vegetable is not ready yet, or went bad or something. but no, its regular here in china

      • amaslam

        You need to soak bitter gourd in brine first. Then you can cook it. It’s an acquired taste for sure but is used in Chinese and South Asian cooking.

      • Airyl

        I like bitter gourd. You got a problem wit dat?

    • slazher

      LOL. It’s bitter gourd.

    • asfaq

      where’s d comment bt willy I read yesterday
      Andi where’s ur sense of humor….?

      be a sport.after so long we read smthing interesting.

  • vijayshimla

    cmmon Vivi…smart phones are meant to be phones..not knives..

    • Airyl

      It’s a new smart feature called smart slice. Sasmung will probably incorporate in their new Samsung Galaxy Razor under the name S Slice! On a side note, if this is the trend in smartphones, I believe kids can’t have them anymore.

      • Job_CF

        This innovation could pave the way for smartphones ‘progressing’ to become an alternative to Swiss Army Knives and Leatherman multi tools ;-)

    • foggyflute

      Able to make thinner phone mean normal thick version will have better battery, I like it.

      • Xum

        +1
        The next step would be to make phones with interchangeable back covers, thin and thick, the former with a small battery, the later with a bigger one.

      • laon

        Doesn’t work that way.

  • laon

    So even manufacturers actually knew the idiocy of this thin fads…

  • Simon

    What is Vivo’s skin of Jelly Bean like to use ?

  • Harald

    Strangest corn ever

    • sabby

      ITS BITTER GUARD
      GOOD FOR REDUCING WEIGHT N BLOOD PURIFICATION
      N DIABETES

    • Soes

      Sopropo

  • Alexander

    I like the thinn designs manufacturers can realize these days.
    I read that this phone will have a battery of around 2000 mAh, I hope this will be enough to get it through the day with the large screen.

    I also wonder if this phone will have a normal 3,5mm ear jack plug and replacable battery, anybody knows?

    Regards!

    • Alexander

      Ah, I see on pictures when searching it does have the 3,5mm ear jack plug on top.

  • http://www.saral.com.np Saral Shrestha

    Lol. People! It’s bitter gourd. तीते-करेला (tite-kareyla) in Nepali.

    • Airyl

      Peria in Malay. :)

  • totok

    hi Andi,
    i’ll have a trip to shenzhen for 2 weeks, is anything you mentioned/reviewed here could be found there ?
    do you have any suggestions where to visit (to find, like, this vivo x3 or else) ?
    thanks..

    • benq

      go to huaqiangbei there is vivo shop in front of MOI

    • sabby

      can u get me iocean Elite???
      or orient i 6000?

  • havenlau

    Just got my xplay, freaking awesome.

    • Job_CF

      is it really thin enough to slice and dice ?!
      ;-)

      • Airyl

        Xplay is different device, but also very thin, 8mm with 3400mah and snapdragon 600.

    • sabby

      u luky bastard
      njoy it
      ur d man

  • Job_CF

    Just few months ago, who would have thought that one day smart phones could bve an alternative to Chinese Cleavers !!

  • Aung Naing Tun

    How can buy?